The grant is part of a larger $1.35 million commitment from the company’s Dunkin’ Joy Childhood Foundation to provide funds to organizations that are seeing an uptick in demand while many businesses are closed and workers have been furloughed or laid off.
Funds from the grant will help the Atlanta Community Food Bank provide weekly food distributions to more than 20 metro Atlanta schools, according to the release. The money will help the food bank fill grocery boxes for clients, providing three to four days’ worth of food.
In other news:
Two weeks ago, none of the 97 residents of the facility in southwest Georgia’s Mitchell County had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Then tests confirmed five cases, then seven, then eight and, now, 26 — as many as nine of whom died in the past few days.