Café Intermezzo to distribute groceries to food service industry workers

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Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

As the coronavirus hits workers in the food service industry with an unbridled force, entities across metro Atlanta are trying to find ways to help.

That includes an effort being spearheaded by Café Intermezzo to distribute groceries to folks out of work from a job in the restaurant, hotel or catering industry.

On Friday and Saturday, Café Intermezzo — along with various partners — will distribute 2,500 boxes of groceries to food service industry workers.

According to the café, the boxes will be filled with nutritious foods, including proteins, dairy, produce and more.

The boxes,  which will be available one-per family on a first-come basis, will be distributed in four shifts at Café Intermezzo’s Midtown location. There will be 625 boxes distributed in each shift.

To prove eligibility, bring an ID along with a pay stub; a uniform with logo; an unemployment letter; or company ID.

The shifts are broken up by last name: 

8 a.m.-noon, Friday: Last names starting with R-Z.

1-5 p.m., Friday: Last names starting with L-Z.

8 a.m.-noon, Saturday: Last names starting with E-K.

1-5 p.m., Saturday: Last names starting with A-D.

The partners for the event include US Foods, WestRock, Bulldog Movers, SpeedPro, the Dewberry Group and NCR Corporation.