The nonprofit, which began on Drexel College’s campus in 2018 and has since grown to a nationwide operation, redistributes over 250,000 kilos of meals per week, in keeping with its web site.
Mt. Pleasure singer and guitarist Matt Quinn stated combating meals insecurity is a trigger the band feels strongly about, and so they had been excited to get the chance to work with Sharing Extra.
“No matter small platform we have now to boost consciousness and lift cash is good, however I feel when you possibly can really feed folks instantly and really feel such as you’re making a direct impression … simply get folks to assist feed individuals who want it. I imply, it’s such a easy however useful factor for town,” Quinn stated.
Quinn, a Philadelphia native who now lives in Los Angeles, stated what makes Philly stunning is when its “gentle and darkish sides” meet.
“I feel to not acknowledge that there’s people who find themselves struggling and simply exit and play concert events and dance round and be comfortable is type of a false actuality,” Quinn stated. “You attempt to do no matter you possibly can to assist folks out. I simply assume that’s what makes Philly an important metropolis is the totality of the great and the dangerous, so hopefully we will make a distinction.”