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West Palm Beach woman inspires others with coronavirus condo challenge to feed community

Video Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach - Duration: 02:14s - Published
West Palm Beach woman inspires others with coronavirus condo challenge to feed community

West Palm Beach woman inspires others with coronavirus condo challenge to feed community

A West Palm Beach woman is empowering her community to give back while self isolating in her own home.

ISOLATING IN HER OWN HOME.NEWSCHANNEL 5'S CHRIS GILMORESHOWS YOU HOW SHE'S "INSPIRINGSOUTH FLORIDA" WITH A COVID 19CONDO CHALLENGE.PKG DEBORAH HUTCHISON ISRIDING OUT THE PANDEMIC FROMHER HOME IN TRUMP PLAZA INDOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH.SHEOF THE HIGH RISK GROUPS DUE TOHER AGE.

DEBORAH HUTCHISON00:01:18 I SAT IN MY CONDO ANDI LOOKED OUT THE WINDOW ANDYOUTHE ONLY ONE I CAN TELL YOUTHAT SHE SAYS HER MAINFRUSTRATION CAME FROM KNOWINGPEOPLE WERE SUFFERINGPHYSICALLY AND FINANCIALLYBECAUSE OF COVID 19, SOME NOTEVEN ABLE TO FEED THEIRFAMILIES.

00:07:36 IIT SEVERAL TIMES ILINES ON THE DIFFERENT NEWSSTATIONS WHERE THERE ARE LINESOF CARS WAITING TO GET FOOD ITDIDNCHANNEL HER ENERGY INTO ASOLUTION WITH THE BLESSING OFHER CONDO ASSOCIATION BOARD.00:01:41 WHAT IF WE ASKED ALLTHE RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATEIN A FOOD DRIVE SO THAT WE CANHELP ALL OF THESE OTHER PEOPLEWHO ARE OUT OF WORK FOR THEFIRST TIME WHO ARE ASKING FORFOOD FOR THE FIRST TIME INJUST FIVE DAYS - SUPPORT FROMHER NEIGHBORS CAME POURING IN- 200 GROCERY BAGS OF FOOD ANDTHOUSANDS OF DOLLARS - ALLDONATED TO THOSE IN NEED.

ITSPARKED THECOVID19CONDOCHALLENGE MOVEMENTTHAT'S ALREADY GAININGTRACTION ON SOCIAL MEDIA..CHRIS HUTCHISONCOME RIGHT HERE TO THEHEADQUARTERS OF THE PALM BEACHCOUNTY FOOD BANK FROM HERE,THE FOOD YOU SEE GOES TOPANTRIES THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRECOUNTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OFTHE PALM BEACH COUNTY FOODBANK KAREN ERREN SAYSHUTCHISONHELPING THOUSANDS.

SOT FROMKAREN ERREN 2M 27S IN“WE HADA VERY SUDDEN AND SIGNIFICANTDECREASE IN DONATIONS.

WE WEREREALLY WORRIED BUT I AM SOGRATEFUL TO BE ABLE TO SAY WEAPPRECIATE ALL THE DEBORAHSOUT THERE” HUTCHISON DOESNTAKE MUCH CREDIT FOR THEEFFORTS SHE SAYS SHEINSPIRED BY THE PEOPLE AROUNDHER 00:05:27 IT WAS AN ENTIRECONDO COMMUNITY THAT SAIDLETTHEY DID IN WPB CG WPTV NC 5YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUTHOW TO ORGANIZE DONATIONS TOYOUR LOCAL FOODBANK ON OURWEBSITE WPTV DOT COMIF YOU WANT TO SHARE A STORYABOUT SOMEONE INSPIRING HERE IN




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