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Kitchen for Good to give free meals to furloughed San Diegans

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - The federal government shutdown is now in its 33rd day which means federal employees are soon to miss their second paycheck. 

This means that families all over the country are struggling with basic necessities like feeding their families. Restaurants and food banks all over the country have been doing all they can to help these people by donating meals and groceries. 

Kitchens for Good is “Fed Up” and is doing something about it. At the “Fed Up” event on January 23rd, all furloughed San Diegans and their families will receive a free gourmet lunch and dinner as well as groceries. Food for Good will start serving food and noon and will continue through 7 p.m. 

The meal will be prepared by students in Kitchens for Good’s culinary apprenticeship program, who gain workforce skills after histories of incarceration, foster care and homelessness. 

All guests need to bring their Government Identification to the event, and RSVP online

Founder of Kitchens for Good, Chuck Samuelson and student, Timothy Robertson, joined Morning Extra to talk about the event. 

Free parking is available onsite at The Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave, San Diego.  
 

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