Local Businesses Find Ways to Give Back

Margaritaville Orlando Resort and AdventHealth staff delivering meals to first responders (Left to right): 

  • Jim Vespa, Hotel President, Margaritaville Resort Orlando
  • Scott Robbins, General Manager, Margaritaville Resort Orlando
  • Stacy Crawford, Advent Health 
  • John DeMarco, Director of Food & Beverage, Margaritaville Resort Orlando
  • Sonja Lezama, Director of Events, Margaritaville Resort Orlando

Right now the coronavirus is changing how we do things, and it seems like our days are filled with news updates on how COVID-19 is affecting society.

One thing that has been a welcome break from the barrage of news that can be scary and said, it is nice to find news to share on how local businesses are giving back to their communities!

Buca di Beppo Delivers Thousands of Meals to Hospitals Across the Country

Buca di Beppo has also been delivering meals to hospitals across the country including Advent Health Celebration Hospital in Orlando, Florida, Gardena Memorial Hospital in Gardena, California, West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in West Hills, California, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California and Keck Medicine of USC in Las Angeles, California. 

Wahlburgers launches #WhateverYouNeed Initiative to Support and Serve Communities

Wahlburgers recently launched the #WhateverYouNeed initiative, highlighting their commitment to supporting and serving their communities. Currently, Wahlburgers’ efforts are focused on feeding healthcare workers as well as first responders and accepting food donation requests.

Insomnia Cookies Partners with the Red Cross to Bring Back the Fan-Favorite Heart-Shaped Cookie Cake

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Insomnia Cookies is partnering again with the American Red Cross to bring back the popular Heart-shaped Cookie Cake. $1 from every heart-shaped cake sale from April 13 – May 31 will be donated to the American Red Cross.

This fan-favorite cake comes in any 9 of their traditional cookie flavors and can be customized with a cake center image or icing. 

To place an order for local or national delivery visit www.insomniacookies.com.

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Local delivery is available until 2:45 a.m. for most locations.

And not to be left out…

On Saturday, April 11, Margaritaville Resort Orlando provided meals to AdventHealth Celebration Hospital to 100 first responders. The resort’s team was eager to do their part and provide meals for the hard-working medical staff during this critical time. 

In addition, many tenants at the resort’s entertainment district, Sunset Walk are currently offering discounts to first responders including Ford’s Garage, Capone’s and Bento Asian Kitchen + Sushi. 

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