Boston COVID-19 Community Meal Fund

The Emergency

Many communities in Boston are facing a terrible crisis as the city works to fight the spread of COVID-19. Even before any large scale outbreaks, major universities and schools have shut down. Massachusetts has declared a state of emergency. As businesses close and institutions enact proactive quarantine measures, many in the Boston area are left stranded with little income, or even zero income. The lowest wage earning communities, such as students, food service workers, and families living paycheck to paycheck, face the greatest risk and are living in a resource crisis today.

This crisis is only escalating.

For instance, on March 10, Harvard and MIT released statements ordering students to leave campus and not return for the remainder of the semester. With only a few days’ notice to vacate their dorms, many students, especially international, low income, and first generation students, face the impossible task of finding high-cost last minute arrangements for flights, housing, and meals. Many are turning to the alumni and local communities for assistance. Many of these students are our customers.

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How You Can Help

Your support joins the #SmallBusinessRelief movement and allows us to continue our mission to provide affordable, high quality, and healthy foods to our community through innovation and dedication. Saté Grill (momogoose) is an award winning food truck that has served the Boston and Cambridge community for over 30 years. It is our tradition, experience, expertise to solve food service problems and challenges in unconventional settings and unique circumstances. Last year, together with our supporters, we were able to donate more than 30,000 meals to the U.N. World Food Program.

Now, in the wake of COVID-19, we have a touchless/contactless highly sanitized meal delivery system that allows us to feed a large amount of people while minimizing the risk of infection. Our mobile kitchens allow us to serve hot and healthy meals to vulnerable communities that are required to shelter in place, such as senior citizens, low income families with unpaid sick leave under quarantine, or students facing the sudden loss of room and board. In addition to being continually affordable, your support would provide contactless meals completely free to those in need during the crisis. We will initially implement our system at MIT where we already serve thousands of meals every week. The meal service will expand to other parts of Boston to provide hot, healthy meals to those in need all across our beloved community. We will provide progress updates as the program expands.

Every dollar donated toward this campaign is guaranteed to go toward Saté Grill's efforts to provide affordable and healthy meals to those who would otherwise suffer in the face of the COVID-19 protection measures. Food is a critical need for our community as many Boston families and students struggle to survive this unprecedented crisis. We set the bar high, and we will deliver!

Thank you for your donation to our cause. Thank you for allowing us to leverage our resources to make a difference in our community.

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Beyond Donations

To help get the word out, please share the link to this campaign on social media! We are @SateTweets on Twitter, and @momogoose on Facebook.


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Saté Grill (momogoose) food truck 
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