Copeland’s Restaurants will match donations from Ukraine

NEW ORLEANS – From Copeland’s of New Orleans and Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro:

Copeland Restaurants is now accepting donations at all restaurants to help with the current humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. The Copeland family will match all donations through the end of March. World Central Kitchen is the beneficiary of this fundraising initiative.

Every day, World Central Kitchen serves meals to thousands of families fleeing violence in Ukraine and people remaining in the country. Copeland Restaurant customers can add a donation to the bottom of the customer’s check, and every dollar will be matched and sent directly to World Central Kitchen.

Founded in 2010 by chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is the first on the front lines, providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate and community crises while working to build resilient food systems with local solutions. WCK has served more than 60 million fresh meals to people affected by natural disasters and other crises around the world. WCK’s resilience programs strengthen food and nutrition security by training school chefs and cooks; advancing clean cooking practices; and provide grants to farms, fisheries, and small food businesses while providing education and networking opportunities. Learn more about wck.org.

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