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This is what Mary Brown's Chicken is doing to feed people in need in Canada

Mary Brown's Chicken is emerging as the Canadian fast-food hero that we all need amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Newfoundland-based company is on a mission to deliver their iconic chicken to Canadians in need of help or a welcome pick-me-up during these difficult times.

So far, the lucky recipients of Mary Brown's chicken include essential front-line staff, healthcare workers, grocery store employees, first responders and shelters.

Speaking to Freshdaily, a spokeswoman for Mary Brown's said, "We understand that this is a difficult time across the board and we wanted to provide a little comfort (through food) to those who really need it."

"We know that every kind gesture no matter how small can make the world of a difference right now, so we're reaching out to quite a range of people who we think need a little extra comfort."

Mary Brown's aims to make two food drops every week.

The company has already made deliveries to over 10 locations across three provinces, including:

  • North York General Hospital - Toronto, ON
  • Lakeridge Health – Oshawa, ON
  • Inn from the Cold – Alberta
  • Youth Without Shelter – Toronto, ON
  • James Paton Memoral Hospital – Gander, NL
  • RCMP – Bay Roberts, NL
  • Central Station Fire – Freshwater, NL
  • Stephenville Hospital – Stephenville, NL
  • Carbonear General Hospital – Carbonear, NL
  • Health Sciences Center – St. John’s, NL
  • Metro Trinity Commons – Brampton, ON
  • Ross Memorial Hospital – Kawartha Lakes, ON
  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre – Peterborough, ON

However, Mary Brown's says the list isn't definitive; it's just a list of what they've done "so far."

"We're not slowing down," the company said.

So keep an eye out for Mary Brown's iconic chicken — you never know who they might be helping out next.

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