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Fork It Forward, Middletown Restaurant giving back to the community

Before this outbreak people could come in grab a ticket and sit down to eat.

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Whey Station (Ary) in Middletown dining room may be closed. But they are continuing to give back to their community.

Fork it forward is an initiative started by Jillian Moskites and her husband.

They started this right before the COVID-19 outbreak. "Fork it Forward" are meals donated by folks so those less fortunate can enjoy a hot meal.

Before this outbreak people could just come in grab a ticket and sit down to eat.

They are still trying to keep this going with the dining room closed by serving take out only. Each weekend there are more and more requests for "Fork it Forward" meals.

“Basically, they come up to the door and we’ve just been feeding people as quickly as we can. We ended up with a line of 15 to 20 people so we’re trying to do social distancing,” explained Moskites. She says her calling is to help her community. “We’re getting a good amount of takeout orders this weekend. I had posted online after seeing a huge influx of 'Fork at Forward' last weekend. I'm trying to get some donations rallied so this weekend so we can be better prepared and make sure we can fit everyone that comes”

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