"We have been humbled by the outpouring of support from donors throughout the country and hope to continue our efforts beyond COVID-19 by supporting essential workers, volunteers and families when economic and/or natural disasters strike," Kronschnabel, 33, said in a press release.
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The group particularly looks to utilize restaurants at risk of going under during the pandemic, bringing them takeout orders that then make it to the hungry frontline workers.
Aliki Eddy, owner of Aliki's Greek Taverna in L.A., said in a press release that she was relieved that she could participate.
“We have been able to survive thus far through the efforts of Fueling the Fearless and are honored to be providing nourishment to those on the front lines of this pandemic,” Eddy said.
On top of supplying meals, Fueling the Fearless also provides products like hand cream, hairbands and beauty supplies for essential workers — and they tend to bring therapy dog, Casper, along for special morale-boosting deliveries in Seattle, as well.
The founding members, each who have a child under the age of 3, joked that their partners were supportive of their endeavor — only after the initial shock wore off.
"All three women have husbands that think they are crazy for starting a nonprofit in the midst of a pandemic, while working full time, caring for a toddler, and pregnant," reads the press release. "The women couldn’t agree more and are looking forward to the arrival of their babies so they can share a glass (or bottles) of wine. They categorically do not recommend a dry pandemic."
To donate, visit fuelingthefearless.org.
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