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Joshua Williams and Unilever Share-A-Meal invite Commissioner Monestime to serve up Holiday cheer
Holidays are always a challenging time for families in need. For a happy time of year, there are a multitude of families that feel tired and depressed during the holidays. Joshua’s Heart works tirelessly every year to relieve holiday anxiety.
By: Joshua's Heart Foundation
With a 100 families scheduled to attend, the district 2 team brought their workers in to assist the JHF team with set up and execution of the event which was held at the Arcola Lakes Park Community Center. Families were treated to a 3 course meal which included the following:
Water & Juices
Green Salad – Romaine Lettuce, Mixed Greens, Cucumber, Tomatoes
Herb Roasted Chicken and Honey Baked Ham served with garlic mashed potatoes, mac & cheese, candied yams and a vegetable medley
… “All of the delectable eats were prepared with love through the undying commitment of Chef David Stample. Chef David and his volunteers, worked tirelessly to prep the meal on Friday evening and rose early Saturday morning to ensure the meal was delivered on time and ready to tickle the palate of all the guests”, said Joshua Williams.
Food preparation was made possible from the in-kind donation of commercial kitchen space by Chef Dea and Chef Jorge of Gourmet Research & Commissary Support in Dania Beach. Toys for all the children were donated by Generation On Joy Maker in conjunction with Hasbro Toys, Joshua’s Heart Foundation, Walgreen’s Pharmacy and the Office of Commissioner Monestime. “We appreciate the efforts and donations of all our sponsors in order to make this event possible”, added Joshua. He continued, “The commitment to Joshua’s Heart on the part of Unilever is unprecedented;
With another successful event under their belt the partners of are looking to 2016 to see how they can make this event, bigger and better in order to serve South Florida’s needed in the most deserving and honorable way possible. To learn more about Joshua’s Heart Foundation and how you can make a difference in the lives of others please visit: www.joshuasheart.org.
Joshua’s Heart Foundation (JHF) food recovery and distribution programs provides commodity foods to low-income children, youth, seniors and families residing in South Florida and Jamaica West Indies at community-based sites and schools. JHF has created the following programs to facilitate their cause: the Backpack Distribution Program, the Gardening program, and the Chapter affiliation program. These programs are designed to address the issue of stomping out childhood hunger by leaving no student hungry and to educate other children and youth on how to take action against hunger. For more information visit http://www.joshuasheart.org
Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Refreshments, Home and Personal Care products with sales in more than 190 countries. In the United States, the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, Caress, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Fruttare, Good Humor, Hellmann’s, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!, Klondike, Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Magnum, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond’s, Popsicle, Promise, Q-tips, Simple, St. Ives, Suave, Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, TIGI, TONI&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe, TRESemmé and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Unilever employs approximately 8,000 people in the United States – generating approximately $8.5 billion in sales in 2014.The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) aims to double the size of Unilever’s business, while reducing its overall environmental footprint and increasing positive social impact. The USLP is a strategic response to the challenges businesses face operating in an uncertain and volatile world. See more on the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan at http://www.unileverusa.com/
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