We say this all the time,  America and the Hawk Morning Show runs on Dunkin' and you should be running to Dunkin' as well. We love our Dunkin' but I think that I love this even more.

12 months ago, the coronavirus pandemic caused food insecurity for so many people. Families that had never relied on hunger relief before, were now lining up for food. More than 54 million people, including 18 million kids, were facing food insecurity.

Dunkin' recognized the problem and they wanted to do something to help those that needed it the most. Last March, the Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation helped support those on the frontlines and they continued to help those in need in our area.

Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation Does It Again

The Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation is releasing another $1 million in emergency hunger relief grants. They are processing grant applications now and donations will be made immediately upon arrival.

Nonprofits in the Southern Tier can go here to apply for a hunger relief grant.

Dunkin' Hero Recharge

This isn't all that the Foundation is doing, they are also introducing a first-of-its-kind program called "Hero Recharge." It's designed to help nurses and other healthcare workers cope with the stress that's resulted from being on the frontlines for the past year.

Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis for approved applicants. Go here to find out more and to get an application. It's programs like this that keep me running to Dunkin'. I love supporting a place that supports our nurses and frontline workers.

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