“Every day our health care workers are leaving the safety of their homes and putting themselves in harm’s way in order to save lives,” Jim Kennedy, the chairman of Cox Enterprises, said in the release. “We recognize the sacrifice they’re making, and this is one small way we can support them while they battle on the front lines.”
Cox Enterprises, which has its headquarters in Sandy Springs, owns cable and broadband provider Cox Communications, automotive properties including AutoTrader and Kelly Blue Book, and its media holdings include The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The Cox Foundation said the boxed meals will be provided to health workers at no cost. The food providers include chef Linton Hopkins, Fifth Group restaurants, Local Three restaurants, Bazati, TukTuk, Southern Proper Hospitality, Avalon Catering and Chez Montier Catering.
Emory Healthcare will coordinate weekly payments to the food service companies.
Earlier this month, the Cox Foundation committed up to $5 million to Emory Healthcare to purchase testing equipment for the coronavirus as it become available.
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