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Filipino restaurant in Toronto serves frontline workers

One Filipino restaurant in Toronto has taken to saluting frontline workers with free meals.

Kanto by Tita Flips, a popular Filipino-cuisine restaurant, may have it’s shutters closed due to the lockdown, but owner Diona Joyce is busy on delivery runs for customers and frontline workers.

Working in partnership with Adhika, a non-profit organization that aims to empower Filipinos both in Canada and in the Philippines, Joyce has launched a project called Feed The Frontline, in an effort to provide fresh, nutritious food to frontline workers and first responders in the Greater Toronto Area.

70 meals delivered today to Scarborough General! #feedthefrontlineTO

Posted by Adhika on Monday, April 20, 2020

Every $5 that is donated contributes to one packaged meal for healthcare workers and first responders working in Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Together with Kanto we are raising funds to provide hearty meals for our frontline healthcare workers. If you are able,…

Posted by Adhika on Friday, April 17, 2020

So far, Feed The Frontline has raised $3,000 in funds and have delivered 523 meals to frontline workers.

Donations can be made to Adhika through this portal, through their Facebook page or by mailing a cheque to the address listed below. According to Adhika, charitable receipts will be provided for all donations above $10.

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Unit 1610, 21 Iceboat Terrace

Toronto, Ontario

M5V4A9

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