NewsPinellas County

Actions

Food Truck Convoy puts traveling kitchens back on the road to help feed St. Petersburg families

Meals delivered following CDC guidelines
food truck convoy St. Pete
Posted at 3:38 AM, Apr 13, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Food Truck Convoy is putting nine traveling kitchens safely back on the road to help feed St. Pete families in need.

The Food Truck Convoy is funding traveling kitchens to deliver free meals to families all over the city in need during this tough time.

PINELLAS NEWS | The latest headlines from Pinellas County

“This has been a joyful experience,” says Lev Pasikhov, owner of the Smoothie Operator truck. “This baby wants to be back on the road, you know?”

Orchestrated by Radius Church Pastor Blake Clark and social entrepreneur Dru Rabin, the convoy safely delivers meals prepared at the Hangar Restaurant. The Karma Juice Bar and Eatery adds some tasty treats.

“We’re actually doing two good deeds at once,” says Rabin.

COMPLETE COVERAGE OF CORONAVIRUS

Hundreds of families with limited access to food and transportation are getting meals delivered to their door.

“At the same time, we’re putting these guys back to work,” Rabin said, pointing at the food trucks.

Groups providing funding and logistics are the St. Petersburg Foundation, Feeding Tampa Bay, St. Pete Hospitality Group, Keep St. Petersburg Local, Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger.

Meals are handed out following CDC coronavirus guidelines, including the use of face masks, gloves and social distancing.

For more about the Food Truck Convoy locations and ways to help click here.