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Detroit business donates 40K pounds of corned beef to Forgotten Harvest

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Posted at 11:30 AM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 11:30:56-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — E.W. Grobbel Sons donated a 53-foot tractor-trailer filled with 40,000 pounds of frozen corned beef to Forgotten Harvest.

The contents of the truck included flat corned beef briskets and corned beef hash.

“In tough times, those with the least tend to get hurt the most,” said Grobbel president Jason Grobbel. “That’s why we want to do what we can, as a business that has been in this community for nearly 150 years, to help fill the need for hungry neighbors in Metro Detroit.”

“We are appreciative of E.W. Grobbel & Sons and their generous donation and their continued support of our community,” said Kirk Mayes, CEO Forgotten Harvest. “The COVID-19 crisis is affecting our community in a number of ways and impacting individuals and families on multiple social and economic fronts. The additional support during this crisis will ensure families, children and seniors are guaranteed a supply of much needed protein throughout this difficult time.”

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