Category archives for: Disaster Relief

San Jose, CA: Firefighters’ Food-Truck Filipino Fundraiser — Today!

SJFD and regional fire affiliates are holding a food truck fundraiser.

Sam’s Chowder Mobile and Chutney Mary’s will be at the San Jose lunchtime event — from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — to benefit typhoon victims.

San Francisco, CA: Bay Area Food Trucks Plan To Serve Up Relief For Typhoon Victims

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A coalition of Bay Area food trucks known as “Off The Grid” is joining together to help Typhoon victims get back on their feet.

National News: How a Beastie Boy’s Food Truck Helped the Rockaways Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy


The bigger challenge came in addressing the continuing needs of the economically devastated New York beach community by transitioning the food truck from a relief effort into a sustainable business and mentoring program.

Palm Coast, FL: Food Truck Tuesday Seeks Feed Flagler Donations

Customers help themselves to some frozen yogurt during July’s Food Truck Tuesday event at Town Center in Palm Coast.

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This month’s event will feature 11 food trucks — mobile kitchens, canteens and catering trucks that offer up appetizers, main dishes, side dishes and desserts, according to a news release from the city.

Worcester, MA: New Food Truck Has Important Mission in Worcester, Mass.


The new truck is being run by the Worcester Public Schools in partnership with the Worcester County Food Bank.

Edmonton, CAN: Food Trucks Lend A Hand to Edmonton’s Homeless

Amanda McLeod laughs as her sister Jody McLead (r) poses after getting some lunch. The Bully Food truck served lunch to people at the Bissel Centre in Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Bully had made enough food to serve 400 people. Perry Mah/Edmonton Sun/QMI Agency

They came to us and offered to help alleviate some of the food security issues that a lot of the people that we work with every day deal wit

New York, NY: Vote For The NYC Food Truck Association For The 2013 Neighborhood Achievement Awards


Hurricane Sandy was devastating to millions of people in the New York tri-state area. With electricity, food and water in short supply (or non-existent) in many neighborhoods, David Weber and the NYC Food Truck Association stepped up to help feed hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers in some of the hardest hit areas.

Boston, MA: Filling bellies helps Boston Bounce Back – Saratoga Springs Resident, A Boston Native, Seizes Charitable Opportunity

(Photo courtesy of Roxy’s Gourmet Grilled Cheese)

Thanks to the generosity of the Carroll family, Roxy’s Gourmet Grilled Cheese food truck in Boston supplied hundreds of grilled cheese sandwiches at no cost to the doctors, first responders and emergency workers who worked to safeguard the streets of Boston in the days following the bombings and to treat victims.

Rockways, NY: From Beast to feast – Mike D’s Sandy relief food truck


If we were the kind of people who were patient, there were trucks the mayor’s office was offering, and all these benefits that we probably could have gotten, but what we realized was that you couldn’t be patient

Rockaway, NY: Lunch Truck Continues to Serve Storm-Battered Rockaways


The Plate Lunch Truck will continue to offer green food to the community until the summer. Then volunteers plan to start a mentoring program to help young people in the area.