The group has been popping out in droves to deliver provides to first responders after Hurricane Irma. In Pasco County, eating places and residents have been ensuring they’re fed for his or her non-cease work.
“We served firefighters right here. I had sheriff’s deputies from Citrus Park that got here right here as a result of every thing was closed,” stated Christo Papapanos, proprietor of Christo’s.
Papapano’s has owned Christo’s for 14 years and is aware of the right way to assist in relation to first responders who haven’t had an honest meal.
“It’s not about cash, it’s about coronary heart you bought to have on days like this,” stated Papapanos. “All of us have to return collectively and assist each other.”
The previous few days they’ve been cooking for the Nationwide Guard and different first responders housed within the previous Goal constructing off State Street fifty four. Thursday’s menu was wraps, burgers, and fries delivered to their door.
It’s not simply Christo’s, different eating places and residents have been popping out in droves.
“We seemed over they usually have been consuming MREs, and all of us seemed over and stated man these guys want meals,” stated proprietor of Sioux Metropolis Steakhouse, Ryan Lincoln. “So we simply walked them over to tons of meals, they usually ate it up,” stated proprietor of Sioux Metropolis Steakhouse, Ryan Lincoln.
Since then the Florida Nationwide Guard has been capable of save their pre-packaged meals for decent meals.
“It’s heartwarming to see that they’ve needed to assist us they usually’ve needed to assist the group to get these provides,” stated Lt. Matthew Wagner. “It’s been superb, we’ve been taking in provides for concerning the previous 24 hours constantly.”
A welcoming group and a pleasant deal with after dwelling off what they might whereas stationed in Fort Myers when Hurricane Irma got here via.
The Nationwide Guard says it’s grateful for the donations however at this level it has acquired sufficient meals from the group to maintain them going.