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Metro Detroit group helps local restaurants by buying food for hospital workers

DETROIT – An estimated 400 meals were donated to heath care workers Saturday at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.

The project started with a simple idea to raise money to support local restaurants by buying food for hospital workers. Monica Toumey got the project rolling by tapping into feelings many of us share -- where do you put the focus of all your swirling emotions?

She decided to focus outward and give to others.

A Facebook group, called Front Line Appreciation Group, is asking for small donations of $10-20 to buy meals. The group has different restaurants and medical facilities planned for the coming weeks. If you’d like to donate or volunteer, visit the official FLAG Facebook group here.

Anyone who believes they might have coronavirus should follow the CDC guidelines. Michigan.gov has a list of resources available to those concerned about COVID-19.

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