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Hello, Feastlings,

Next Tuesday, August 11, marks our next front line worker deliver run, and the one that puts us over 3,000 meals donated since we started doing this.  We’ve brought meals to staff at TMC, Banner University, Banner South, St. Joseph’s and St. Mary’s, the VA Hospital, a number of El Rio clinics, no small amount of animal shelters, and to Rural Metro and Rincon Valley firefighters, and this week brings us to Diamond Children’s Medical center and four Diamond Children’s clinics as well.

It’s in huge part through your kindness and generosity that we do this,  Once we’ve raised enough to cover the costs of 257 meals, we’ll donate an additional 50 to the cause, and any overage will be applied to the next donation delivery run we make.  We’ll be feeding all shifts at the four clinics- Cholla Pediatric, Banner Pediatric Northwest Specialty Center, the Angel Clinic for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and the Multi-specialty Center- and the Medical Center itself.  If you’d like to donate a meal, here’s what we’ll be offering that day, and every little bit helps, so if you want to donate a meal, great, but if you want to donate $5, that’s great too.  It all adds up, and if there’s anything we’ve learned during this pandemic, it’s that a community working together can accomplish great things, even if it’s built up from bits and pieces.  Even a cookie will make the day of a frazzled health care worker.  Specifically, here’s who we’ll be feeding, and how many in each clinic or department:

– Banner Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic:  20

– Diamond Children’s Medical Center:

Day Shift:   D5/D6W/D6N / NICU:     71

Night Shift:  D5/D6W/D6N / NICU:    71

–  Banner Diamond Children’s Multi-Specialty Center:  96

– Banner Angel Clinic for Diabetes & Endocrinology:  13

– Banner Cholla Pediatrics:   26

– Banner Northwest Pediatric Specialty Center:   10

dishes available for delivery to the front line workers at various diamond children’s locations on Tuesday, august 11

Vegetable curry~ house-made yellow curry with sweet peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, and red and green onion.  Served with jasmine rice. § ◊

Chicken Cacciatore~ braised chicken with aromatic vegetables, tomatoes and wild mushrooms. Served with garlic bread. §

Sautéed shrimp with gigante beans, kohlrabi, peppadew peppers  and gremolata.  §  ◊

Boeuf Bourguignonne~ Classic dish of beef braised in red wine with mushrooms, onion and bacon.  Served with herb-and-butter new potatoes. §

Chocolate truffle cookie
80 cents

You can make a donation by calling us at 326-9363 and letting us know you’d like to donate to the frontline hospital workers’ meal run, or you can mail or drop off a check.  The address is


3719 E. Speedway

Tucson, AZ 85716

If you pay with a check, please write “hospital donation” in the memo line.

Thank you, from the crews at Diamond Children’s at four different locations around town, and from all of us kept at work by your generosity and spirit of community.

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