Westchester mother using time in quarantine to feed heroes in all uniforms. Here is how you can help

A Westchester mother is using her time in quarantine to feed heroes of all uniforms on the front lines.

News 12 Staff

Apr 11, 2020, 3:23 PM

Updated 1,504 days ago

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A Westchester mother is using her time in quarantine to feed heroes of all uniforms on the front lines.

Danielle Zackman, on top of running her own household from home, is now fighting to feed the heroes.
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“Two weeks ago today, I was talking to a friend of mine who is an ER doctor and she said it was so chaotic they didn’t have time to grab anything to eat,” says Zackman.

That's when Zackman turned to social media, and TikTok, for donations to feed first responders, and before she knew it, the small gesture became larger than life.
"People I didn’t even know started to donate, we were at $3,000 and $6,000," says Zackman.
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In two weeks, she has raised more than $17,000 and served more than 2,500 meals, and not just to hospitals -- fire departments, EMS, and police departments.
"Such a trying time, people are coming together and you are seeing such an amazing movement for good and that's been the most incredible part of all of this," says Zackman.
Zackman says she plans to continue the efforts for as long as the pandemic lasts. If you would like to donate, you need the app Venmo, and the donations can be sent to @helpthefirstresponders.


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