LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2020) — The Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation, a public charity supported by members of Alpha Gamma Delta women's fraternity, has awarded Meals on Wheels of Lexington Inc. a $2,500 grant.
The Meals on Wheels program delivers meals from kitchens at Second Presbyterian Church and Trinity Baptist Church in Lexington to help fight hunger in the community.
“With an increase in food insecurity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Meals on Wheels and the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation are continuously working together to combat this growing issue in our local Lexington community,” said Kieley Doll, vice president of marketing for the UK chapter.
Members of the University of Kentucky's Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta raised over $9,000 for the Foundation efforts last year and have volunteered with Meals on Wheels since 2018 to help package and deliver meals around Lexington. This monetary support, in the form of a $2,500 grant, will be able to further support the community.
Alongside their support for Meals on Wheels, the Epsilon Chapter also supports other hunger-related philanthropy efforts across the greater Lexington area, including Fayette Eating Education and Delivery (F.E.E.D.).
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