Hurricane Maria in 2017 devastated Puerto Rico. Without much infrastructure to quickly repair the damage, the people in the country suffered. José Andrés, a famous chef, decided to change that. He packed up and opened food stations with his charity, World Central Kitchen. He fed over 3.6 million people over his year long stay in Puerto Rico before he was called away.
According to CNN, the next area he was preparing food relief stations for was for incoming Hurricane Florence. He set up over 25 stations in Raleigh and Wilmington and so far have delivered over 60,000 meals with another 80,000 planned.
Despite harsh conditions, World Central Kitchen is able to deliver the food with the help of the Army and first responders. With their help, he has the equipment to deliver food in treacherous conditions that most civilians cannot make it through.
It is people like José who are an inspiration for the world. A man who has built a restaurant empire uses his time to feed and help people who are stranded and in need. While most of us do not have the means to help as many people as José, we can all help in our own communities.
How can you help the people around you to make the world just a little more PSTV?
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