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Nourish Henrico strengthens ‘beautiful circle’ of support during coronavirus

Program lifts restaurants by buying meals for frontline employees

Kristin Evans got more than a delicious lunch when she ordered takeout courtesy of the county’s Nourish Henrico program.

Along with six coworkers from the Child Protective Services unit, she received a note of thanks from the restaurant, Organic Krush, plus a complimentary Flu Shot – a wellness-boosting, cold-pressed drink made from pineapple, lemon, ginger and garlic.

The CPS staff members, like police officers, firefighters and many other employees continue their work in the community despite the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The county launched Nourish Henrico to support these frontline workers as well as local restaurants that are struggling to remain open. Under the program, the county picks up the tab – up to $15 – when an eligible, on-duty employee buys a meal from a list of approved restaurants.

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