Blog Entries - April, 2020 (Show All) - Viewing Page 2 of 3

Field Report: April 11
4/13/2020 - 9:16:17 AM
by Kendall Mast, Field Team Supervisor
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...In the evening we delivered some lunchboxes to various EMS stations and had some good interactions with them. One lieutenant told us that last week they had on average one person die from Covid-19 die every 6 minutes. He said that with it getting warmer and people starting to move around more tha... Read More
Field Report: April 12
4/13/2020 - 9:18:51 AM
by Nathaniel Gingrich
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Field Report: April 12Great sadness at one of the hospitals we are delivering to as one of the surgeons contracts the coronavirus and dies.http://bronx.news12.com/story/41995980/st-barnabas-hospital-surgeon-father-of-3-loses-battle-to-covid19Many EMS and healthcare workers expressing thankfulness for the lunch boxes. The... Read More
Lunch Box Packing: April 30
4/30/2020 - 8:00:02 PM
by Nathaniel Gingrich
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"These are unprecedented times" is often the phrase we hear, and maybe in the last 100 years there has been little to compare it to, but dealing with plagues was common enough in history. Being quarantined and isolated was a common solution to "slow the spread." In 1527 the Black Plague once again r... Read More
Field Report: April 29
4/29/2020 - 8:00:26 AM
by Ethan, Team Leader
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We dropped lunches off at Station 20 this evening and talked with Lieutenant Christopher. He said, "There's not a drop left over from these boxes. They are great! There's food in them for their whole day." He said that he didn't know if the cookies were homemade or what, but that they are amazing!"H... Read More
Field Report: April 27
4/27/2020 - 8:00:07 AM
by Kendall Mast, Field Team Supervisor
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Field Report: April 27I would like to extend my gratitude to the Anabaptist Church and their affiliates from all around the nation for providing BronxCare Hospital Emergency Medical Service team the heartfelt handmade face masks and meal boxes. Your dedication, prayers and words of encouragement were not only needed but ... Read More
Lunch Box Packing: April 21
4/21/2020 - 8:00:21 PM
by Nathaniel Gingrich
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Lunch Box Packing: April 21An April shower delayed the packing as we waited for the downpour to pass before bringing in much of the food from the reefer. We opened up an additional section of the school so that the volunteers would have a dry place to stand as they waited to beginning. It was a blessing to see many new faces ... Read More
Field Report: April 10
4/13/2020 - 9:14:20 AM
by Kendall Mast, Field Team Supervisor
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First hand accounts of delivering into hospitals. Great appreciation expressed.https://www.anabaptistcovidresponse.org/reports-photos/nycupdate-04102020
Lunch Box Packing: April 14
4/14/2020 - 8:00:48 PM
by Nathaniel Gingrich
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Lunch Box Packing: April 14God is so good, even in difficult times. We faced a real challenge in procuring the actual lunch box for this packing (logistics are so disrupted) and God provided through a local businesses that was overstocked on a product. When we called they were certain they wouldn't have nearly enough, but wer... Read More
Lunch Box Packing: April 28
4/28/2020 - 7:41:22 PM
by Nathaniel Gingrich
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Lunch Box Packing: April 28Blessings continue in so many ways as God continues to open doors and provide for this project. We were tremendously blessed by multiple groups and churches in Ohio and western Pennsylvania who donated a significant portion of the food needed for this week and next. We wish to thank individuals and ... Read More
Field Report: April 4
4/4/2020 - 8:00:01 PM
by Kendall Mast, Field Team Supervisor
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Field Report: April 4The team on site here in N.Y. is now up to three. I am anticipating three shipments totaling almost 4000 lunches coming this week, and I have places to go with all of them. I have made contact with the field hospital in Central Park and am hoping to give them some food also. It’s crazy how dead ever... Read More

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