COVID-19: Companies, communities band together to provide food for medical workers

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first_imgTopics : Multi-service app Grab has collaborated with dozens of its restaurant partners to provide 1,000 food packages to medical workers in Bandung and Cimahi, West Java, in an initiative to help frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19.Grab West Java partner engagement strategy lead Mawaddi Lubby said the program sought to express the company’s appreciation for health care providers who were risking their lives on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight.”While other people are staying at home, they are working hard while facing various health risks. We want to express our gratitude,” Lubby said in a written statement recently.In addition to collaborating with 40 restaurant partners, Lubby said, Grab was cooperating with Intrafood and the Orang Tua Group to distribute 1,000 instant ginger drinks and 1,500 immune-boosting supplements to health care providers.The company distributed food packages to five COVID-19 referral hospitals in the province on Tuesday: Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Rotinsulu Lung Hospital, Advent Hospital, Dustira Hospital and Santosa International Hospital. The food packages were also donated to personnel from the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) and the local police. PT Makindo, which owns the Ngikan food chain restaurants, also donated 1,000 food packages to medical workers in several COVID-19 referral hospitals in Jakarta last month.”To show our huge support for health care providers who have sacrificed their time and energy during the COVID-19 outbreak, we are going to donate 1,000 food packages to medical workers,” the company announced on its official Instagram account on March 27.Since March 25, several Jakarta residents have also been participating in a food donation program for medical workers called Lunch 4 Paramedic.”Under the program we provide free healthy and nutritious lunches for paramedics in Jakarta,” Titi Rusdi, the program’s founder told Tempo.co earlier this month. (nal) Advent Hospital director Roy D. Sarumpaet expressed appreciation for the donations, saying that any form of moral or material support for medical workers was essential as they had very challenging jobs during the pandemic.”It could help lift the medical workers’ spirits to treat patients during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Roy said. Before Grab, several restaurants and communities had taken part in food donation programs for healthcare providers.On March 26, United States-based restaurant chain Pizza Hut gave free pizzas to medical workers in several COVID-19 referral hospitals and community health centers (puskesmas) in Jakarta.”We have cooperated with the Jakarta Health Agency to deliver free pizzas to COVID-19 referral hospitals and puskesmas. We gave the pizza not only to medical workers but also to all the staff working at the hospitals as they also contribute to stopping the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak,” a representative from Pizza Hut chain operator PT. Sarimelati Kencana TBK told kompas.com on March 31.last_img read more


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first_imgPortugal’s Football (LPFP) League announced on Tuesday that they will promote Madeira-based Nacional and Farense to the top division while Cova da Piedade and Casa Pia will be relegated to the third division.Leaders Nacional had a two-point advantage over nearest rivals Farense, with the two sides occupying the promotion places, while Cova da Piedade and Casa Pia were in the relegation positions when the league was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced last week the cancellation of Portugal’s second division as the conditions were not there for the competition to resume. Nacional, the club based in Funchal, Madeira, return to the top flight after a one-year absence while it has been 18 years since Farense last played in the top tier. Ronaldo sent an audio message to the players: “I met some players at [Choupana stadium], not all, but it was a pleasure to be there with all the staff and take advantage of the facilities to keep me in shape. I want to send you a big hug and wish you the best and success. Congratulations to everyone for the excellent season they did… Nacional is in the 1st Division… I still don’t know if we’re going to play in Italy now, I’m looking forward to it. Let’s wait. With regards to you, good luck for the next season and we are together.”Read Also: Perin: Ronaldo is not arrogantThe Portuguese Football Federation (FPF), meanwhile announced that an agreement had been reached for the players and coaches of the 18 clubs of the top division for their contracts to be extended until the end of the competition.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Cristiano Ronaldo has sent a message congratulating his boyhood club, whose facilities he used during his two-month isolation, on their Portugal League promotion.Advertisement Loading… Promoted ContentTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeThe Best Cars Of All Time8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksTop 10 Disney Male Role ModelsThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read Morelast_img read more


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first_img[Jen Small/ The Badger Herald] Junior Deme Morales had a big weekend, recording a team high 17 kills and 13 digs in UW’s Friday matchup with Kansas.The Wisconsin volleyball team came in as not only host to, but as a favorite to win the InnTowner Invitational. The Badgers started play Friday against Kansas with a perfect 6-0 record and a new No. 25 ranking. Although they finished second with a 2-1 record for the tournament, UW had to fight through injuries to get to that point. After losing senior Annemarie Hickey earlier in the week, and juniors Courtney Thomas and Dominique Thompson playing through injuries, the Badgers needed someone to step up.That someone was junior Deme Morales.Filling in as outside hitter for the injured Hickey, Morales began her explosive weekend Friday, recording a team high 17 kills and 13 digs. She set career highs in both of those categories as well total attacks, 47, and blocks, four. Head coach Kelly Sheffield was happy with the way Morales stepped up on such short notice.“We had to change our lineup about 48 hours ago,” Sheffield said after losing Hickey for the weekend. “I thought Deme Morales was really, really good tonight. She’s a warrior, has a heart of a lion.”“It felt awesome,” Morales said on having such a big Friday night. “I know I need to get that going sooner if we want our team to excel.”And excel is what Morales and the rest of the Badgers did Saturday. Bouncing back from the loss to Kansas, UW had a four set win over Milwaukee and a three set win against Bowling Green to close out the tournament with a record of 2-1.Saturday, Morales continued her strong performance with 12 kills and 13 digs against Milwaukee, before closing out the tournament with another eight kills and eight digs against Bowling Green. Her three game performance earned her all-tournament honors alongside teammate, junior setter Ellen Chapman.After such a promising weekend from Morales, she will be looking to build on her performance as the team heads into its final nonconference tournament this weekend and Big Ten play. Effort and being a team player will help her do that.“Selling out every game,” Morales said about how she’ll continue her success for the rest of the season. “Trying to help out my teammates and be as much of a team player as I can be every single game.”Carlini makes home debutThe InnTowner Invitational was also the first chance for Badger fans in Madison to see 2012 Gatorade National Player of the Year Lauren Carlini. The freshman setter led the Badgers with 44 assists per game and managed to add on 14 digs per game. Despite playing in earlier games this season, Carlini was anxious to play her first game at the Field House.“I usually don’t get butterflies before I play, but today I definitely had some butterflies…not in a nervous way, just anxious,” Carlini said. “The crowd especially was amazing, and the atmosphere felt awesome.”Carlini’s presence was especially felt in the second game against Milwaukee as she turned in a 50-kill, 20-dig performance. Sheffield was happy with how Carlini played but knows she has some things to work on as well.“I thought she had her moments where she was really good, and then there were other moments where she looks like it was her third college match,” Sheffield said. “She’s awfully, awfully talented. She and I will watch some film, and there will be some things that she wished she hadn’t done, but that’s part of the growing process.”After the tournament was over, Sheffield raved about Carlini’s work ethic.“[Carlini] is a perfectionist, she wants to be great,” Sheffield said. “She studies the game. We had two matches today and she’s up there watching film of not just opponents, but studying herself. She was in video; probably watched two or three hours of video today on top of the two matches. She’s trying to be really good.”If the InnTowner Tournament is any indication, Carlini could become a crucial cog in the team as they look to begin a challenging Big Ten schedule in the coming weeks.last_img read more