Best of Bellevue: Food For Good
FOOD FOR GOOD
Many restaurants and cafés remain open for takeout and delivery through the COVID-19 pandemic, and they are supporting our local community in myriad ways.
Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Washington State - Food with Love
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Washington State (CCCWA) and local restaurants have teamed up to help Frontline Workers Fight COVID-19. The Food with Love campaign aims to raise $400,000 to produce 30,000 lunches for medical staff, community first respondents and community members in need of assistance. So far 7,195 lunches have been provided to frontline workers including staff at Overlake Medical Center and the Bellevue Police Department. Participating Bellevue restaurants include; The Dolar Shop, Asian Family Market, Frying Fish and Liuyishou Hot Pot. CCCWA is headquartered in Bellevue.
Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club launched RestaurantsforResponders.org, a program designed to provide immediate support to our community's healthcare workers, local restaurants, and employees. The program will purchase meals from local restaurants and provide them to overworked local responders and healthcare workers, getting food to essential workers and financial support to local restaurants. The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club has committed to donating up to $30,000 to kick off its RestaurantsforResponders.org program by matching your tax-deductible donations dollar-for-dollar.
Trophy Cupcakes is spreading joy with their Pay It Forward campaign. The program allows you to purchase cupcakes for Trophy to deliver directly to a non-profit partner! Trophy is located in the Bravern in downtown Bellevue.
Every time you order take-out from a Bellevue Collection restaurant now through April 24, The Bellevue Collection will donate two meals to Bellevue LifeSpring's emergency response program, which feeds children in our community.
Central Bar and Restaurant
Central Bar and Restaurant has created a way to help your favorite organization, healthcare workers, or families in need. Donate at least eight meals off the Central Bar and Restaurant main menu (for lunch or dinner) and Central will donate two additional meals for free and will deliver on your behalf. Central Bar and Restaurant is located in Lincoln Square in downtown Bellevue.
Washington Food Truck Association - Partnership with Nourishing Networks
The Washington State Food Truck Association has partnered with Nourishing Networks, to provide a voucher meal food truck program. Printed meal vouchers are distributed to local non-profits, or to individuals and families in need of food support.
Chace's Pancake Corral
Chace's Pancake Corral has been busy packing and delivering lunches to Overlake Hospital Caregivers.