UPDATE: With your generous donations, we've been able to send 2500 meals to hospital frontline workers last week. This week, we're on track to send close to 3000 meals!
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Friends, it's been tough for all of us to hear what is happening here in our own NYC hospitals. Brave doctors and nurses on the frontlines working around the clock without the proper resources that they need - masks, ventilators, and hot food. We've donated hundreds of our extra food safety masks but that seems like a drop in the bucket. We're turning to you to help put together a bigger effort.
We would like to drop off hot, nutritious, home-cooked meals for our heroes in NYC hospitals on a daily basis. We started that this week and will plan on doing deliveries until this is all over or we run out of money. All donations will be directly allocated to providing meals and drinks to hospital staff.
For hospital teams, if you'd like to get a meal for your team delivered, please email us at [email redacted] with the following information:
-best contact phone number
-# of people in your team
-Hospital name and address (and directions for best entrance)
Thanks in advance for the community and for the support. We will get through this together.
Stay healthy and safe,
Hannah, Marian, and the Mimi Cheng's team
Who we are: We are the owners and team behind the family-owned and operated restaurants, Mimi Cheng's, in Manhattan. www.mimichengs.com
Donations purpose: All donations will be directly allocated to providing meals and drinks to hospital teams that reach out to us. These meals will get delivered daily to different hospitals in NYC's metro area using a third-party car messenger service. So far, we have organized meals to NYP Weill Cornell, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, Lenox Hill, NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NY Presbyterian Queens, Woodhull, Columbia Medical, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Harlem Hospital, NYU Langone, Lincoln Bronx, Kings County, Bronx Health System, Montifiore, Elmhurst, Mount Sinai, NYP Lower Manhattan, Hospital for Special Surgeries, Maimonides in Brooklyn, and Bellevue. We are adding more hospitals to the list as we go through all of our email requests for meals.
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