Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies tipped up to assist the Meals on Wheels food shipment program Friday after coronavirus safety measures diminished volunteers.
The 10 deputies were handed bundles by the charitable Health Trust whose shed a variety of volunteers.
“In this pandemic, we are dramatically ramping up Meals on Wheels,” stated MicheleLew “We need volunteers to help us sort food, we need volunteer drivers, and we need cash donations.”
In all, deputies provided dishes to concerning 40 homebound individuals.
“I think it’s awesome the sheriff’s department is stepping in for me to get this,” stated San Jose homeowner RussellRoath “I can’t survive without my Meals on Wheels.”
Deputies stated offering assisted raise their very own spirits.
“It’s definitely an eye opener for me, I didn’t realize how much service they provide for the community Meals on Wheels,” stated volunteer replacement RaulMarta “And it’s an important and essential part of our community that we need to keep going.”
Recipients afree, particularly in the middle of coronavirus worries.
“I’m so happy that they’re still coming through for me, it’s awesome, I’m blessed,” statedRoath “I’m too blessed to be stressed.”