McDonald’s donates 13,000 pounds of food to Community Harvest


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – On Monday, McDonald’s Owner/Operators of Greater Indiana, with help from their distribution and coordination partners, Martin Brower and Food Donation Connection donated more than 13,000 pounds of food to Community Harvest Food Bank to support Fort Wayne-area families.

Jon Lafontant, Local McDonald’s Owner/Operator
Carmen Cumberland, Executive President, Community Harvest Food Bank
John R. Wolf, Chief Executive Officer, Community Harvest Food Bank
Kevin Johnson, Field Service Manager, Martin Brower
Jim Larson, Vice President, Development, Food Donation Connection

A McDonald’s truck filled with 26,240 beef steaks, 20,160 bagels, 7,776 blueberry muffins, 7,776 chocolate banana muffins and 3,744 chocolate muffin toppers will deliver the food to Community Harvest Food Bank as part of McDonald’s commitment to helping the communities it serves during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are grateful for this gift of food from McDonald’s,” said John Wolf, Community Harvest Chief Executive Officer. “The beef steak, muffins and bagels being delivered Monday will do so much more than fill an empty stomach. They are providing hope as we work together to find our way through this COVID-19 crisis. We thank them for everything they’re doing to help neighbors in need.”