CES Cumberland Partners with Local Restaurants to Give Meals to Healthcare Workers
[Cumberland, Maryland] – Our medical care workers are on the frontlines, constantly risking their lives to keep us safe. As a consequence of their service, many of them are unable to see their loved ones. It is a difficult, tiring, and discouraging time for so many, and City Electric Supply Cumberland’s staff and contractors wanted to do something to support the people putting their lives on the line day after day.
“When we were brainstorming ideas on how we could help local healthcare workers, it was as simple as providing them a meal,” said Branch Manager Scott Pratt.
The branch team collected money and donated meals from a local restaurant, Bella Napoli, and their contractors donated meals from Mario’s Italian Eatery.
“Many local and small business restaurants are going through a tough time, so we wanted to do what we could do to support them as well during these hard times,” said Pratt.
Pitching in a little money to donate meals to those working the frontlines was important to the branch employees.
“Although everyone is in a pinch with money right now, no one blinked an eye when I asked if they wanted to help,” Pratt said.
Overall, between the branch and their contractors, they were able to donate 200 meals to the local hospital staff.
“Shortly after, we received a message thanking us for the meals we donated,” said Pratt. “Everyone was so thankful and enjoyed every bit of it.”
Although a meal here and there might not seem like a lot in the grand scheme of things, Pratt believes that every bit is important and every bit helps.
Many small businesses need our help, and those on our frontline need all the support we can give them. I loved getting to partner with a local restaurant to donate to those fighting for us,” said Pratt. “It is a tough time for everyone. We should all try to pitch in and shop local when we can.”