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Posted on: November 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Petersburg announces 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative

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The City of Petersburg announces the 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative - "Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg."  Through Feed the Need, the City will partner with local restaurants and/or catering services to purchase pre-packaged meals to be delivered to Petersburg residents during the Thanksgiving holiday. The goal of this program is to provide meals to Petersburg residents who've been affected by COVID-19 while simultaneously providing economic stimulus to local restaurants and their employees. 

Through this initiative, 10-20 selected local restaurants and/or local caterers will partner with the City of Petersburg to prepare approximately (7,000) seven thousand individually packaged, fresh meals. These meals will be delivered over a four day period (November 24, 25, 27, 28) to Petersburg families who may be experiencing food insecurity due to COVID-19. This program will be implemented using funding from the CARES ACT.

For residents who want to apply for meal delivery -  CLICK HERE TO APPLY 

For local restaurants and/or caterers to be considered for this program, they must email a completed W-9 form, workman’s compensation insurance certificate, and health department certificate to petersburgfellows@petersburg-va.org.

This application will officially close on November 13, 2020 at 12pm.


Restaurants and/or Caterers must review the full Call for Proposals BEFORE completing the application.

Click here to review the full call for proposals

Click here to complete the application 

(This application is specifically for Petersburg restaurants and/or caterers that wish to participate in cooking meals for this initiative)

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