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By SARA ARTHURS
A Findlay restaurant, Punjabi Kitchen, has announced on Facebook it is providing free meals for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“As many people have discussed their concerns about unemployment and uncertainty about the future, it’s important to find ways to stick together as a community and help in any way,” stated the restaurant’s Facebook account on Tuesday. “As a Sikh family, we have decided the best way to personally contribute is to provide a meal for those in need.”
In addition to its normal hours, the South Indian restaurant is now open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Customers may pick up one free, prepackaged meal per person, including small portions of two vegetarian dishes, rice and bread.
“If you have found yourself financially burdened and cannot secure food for your family or self, please come to pick up a meal,” the post stated. “This is the least we can do as difficult times are upon us.”
To ensure everyone’s safety, both these free meals and normal takeout orders will be curbside pickup only.
The restautrant is at 15085 Flag City Drive.