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Burger King Cayman Donates To Cayman Food Bank

Local News 08 Apr, 2020 Follow News

Phillip Hyre, Operations Manager of Cayman Food Bank, Gary Rutty of Burger King, Alric Lindsay, volunteer with the Food Bank

The Cayman Food Bank is a nonprofit organization with a clear mission that aims to “mitigate island-wide hunger, by providing access to healthy food.” While we cater to N.A.U. families, domestic abuse survivors and seniors, our key area of focus is to eliminate childhood hunger.

In light of this global pandemic, the Cayman Food Bank formed a Covid-19 Response Team to combat the widespread hunger that is currently plaguing our society. In order to make this fight effective, the Covid-19 Response Team has been partnering with various community partners.

Our latest individual community partner is Burger King which recently gave a monetary donation to The Cayman Food Bank. Handing over the cheque to Phillip Hyre of the food bank, Mr. Gary Rutty of Burger King said “we have always recognised the importance of our family and businesses helping our community, and today it is more important and urgent than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic has put incredible pressure on the island, and the Good Samaritan Food Bank provides an invaluable service that supports our community during this time. We encourage anyone who can support them, to please do so."

The donation provided by Burger King and Mr. Rutty will put the Cayman Food Bank one step closer to eradicating child hunger. It will also be used to assist vulnerable seniors during the covid-19 pandemic.

If you are interested in making a donation to the Cayman Bank, donations can be made in person to either of the below locations:

1. Rosedale Warehouse, Unit 11, 51 Sleepy Hollow Drive (across from Progressive Distributors near CUC)

2. First Assembly of God, 195 Old Crewe Road (across from the roundabout by King’s Gym)

Alternatively, donors may contact Phillip Hyre at 926-6111 or phillip@caymanfoodbank.com.

Monetary donations can also be made using the following details:

Bank: Cayman National Bank

Account Name: The Good Samaritan Food Bank

KYD Account Number: 01115055

For more information, please visit the Cayman Food Bank’s website at www.caymanfoodbank.com

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