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Salute the NHS: One Million Meals

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Written by Domestic & General

Salute the NHS, a not for profit and private sector led campaign serving the NHS frontline during the covid-19 crisis, fulfilled its promise to serve 1 million meal packs to critical medical teams.

Launched three months ago, with the first delivery to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford on 6th April, Salute the NHS's mission has been met with the one-millionth meal being delivered to an NHS frontline worked on Monday 6th July.

The campaign delivered 7,205,61 products all around the UK, covering 215,000 miles and reaching more than 50 hospitals. None of which could of happened without over 800 dedicated volunteers in Bicester, Oxfordshire where the boxes were being assembled.

Food and ingredients were supplied by Tesco and several other leading brands, and their preparation into nutritious meal packs was overseen by hospitality and catering business Absolute Taste. The deliveries were all provided by Yodel, while D&G staffed an information service for NHS workers, hospitals, companies, and the public to either contribute or offer feedback on the effort.

Check out the journey:

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SaluteTheNHS.org - The Story So Far