Chelsea to Extend Free Meals to NHS and Charities for Two More Weeks
London: English football club Chelsea will extend its free food supply to the National Health service (NHS) and charities supporting groups of older and vulnerable people for an additional two weeks, bringing the number of meals distributed to a total of 1.15,520.
Last month, Blues began providing 78,000 meals to the NHS and charities for an initial period of six weeks. The meals, which are free, are being prepared by the Levy club's catering partner and distributed daily, with more than 14,000 meals per week.
Meals will be provided to the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at its five local hospitals, including St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, Charing Cross Hospital in Fulham and Hammersmith Hospital, the club said in a statement.
the Premier league franchise is also supporting the elderly, those in sheltered accommodation and vulnerable groups. These include Age UK, the Smile Brigade, Unity Works, and other housing units in London.
the club has also made the Millennium Hotel and Copthorne Hotels at Stamford Bridge available to the NHS while continuing to ask supporters to raise awareness and valuable funds for women and children experiencing domestic abuse during the current unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.