How to Feed Crowds in a Protest or Pandemic? The Sikhs Know

Feeding those in need and helping one's community are traditions of the Sikh faith that date back centuries, but they are now benefiting neighborhoods across America where Sikh houses of worship, Gurdwaras, are churning out as many as 145,000 meals over the course of 10 weeks. Gurdwaras are outfitted with the infrastructure to make meals on a mass scale and because Sikhs are expected to donate ten percent of their time or money to community service, they also have the volunteers and funds to buy ingredients. This allows them to fill a need that arose after soup kitchens fell short of the demands.

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