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April 9, 2020

Day by day, FareStart is making steady progress as we work to scale up our kitchens to produce up to 15,000 emergency meals per day — six times more than our usual volume. All of our kitchens are buzzing with activity, as staff nimbly adapt to changes in protocols to protect everyone’s health and safety while providing nutritious meals.

One meal at a time, we are feeding our vulnerable neighbors impacted by the crisis including people experiencing homelessness, low-income seniors,

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March 26, 2020

We have compiled the below resources in an effort to help people navigate the COVID-19 crisis. They are meant to be a starting point for people seeking information or support.

If you are experiencing hardship, here are some resources to connect you to the help you need.

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March 20, 2020

FareStart is incredibly grateful for everyone’s support during the COVID-19 crisis. It’s humbling and inspiring to see everyone rally together to help each other and our neighbors in need.

We want to continue to keep our community informed about how we’re responding to COVID-19 as we work to make sure our most vulnerable

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March 16, 2020

Today bringing our community together and caring for each other is urgent, and we need you, our supporters, more than ever before.

 

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At FareStart we are rallying together to keep our

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March 13, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted.

Many of those at risk are the people we serve every day, so we wanted to share with you how we have been responding with the information below.

Even in the midst of this crisis, FareStart is doing what it has done for nearly 30 years – feeding communities in need while providing job training opportunities.

In fact, we’re gearing up to serve more meals than ever before.

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March 5, 2020

The health and safety of our students, staff, clients, volunteers and supporters are FareStart’s top priority. As the COVID-19 situation escalates in our community, we wanted to share what FareStart is doing to help ensure its programs and social enterprise businesses continue to run smoothly – and safely. We are taking the following

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January 14, 2020

Dear FareStart community,

FareStart has always been about more than its restaurants, cafes and catering. Everything we do is centered around our mission of transforming lives through food, life skills and job training. 

With this in mind, we have made the difficult decision to close our restaurant Maslow’s

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January 6, 2020

The FareStart Community Council was first established in 2017 and is made up of a diverse set of advocates who amplify our work and drive community engagement. They come from a broad spectrum of

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January 6, 2020

FareStart’s youth programs have grown over the years because the underlying causes of youth poverty and homelessness continue to be a big challenge for the community, and the needs of many young people are still going unmet – the need for a new beginning. 

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