Wahlburgers, the Boston-area based restaurant corporation, and Crescent Capital, a leading alternative asset management firm, announced that 14 additional markets throughout the United States and Canada have confirmed participation in their #WhateverYouNeed campaign to feed first responders, hospital workers, and other frontline heroes in the coming weeks. The multi-city initiative builds off of the strong community response to the initial events recently held in Boston and Worcester where over 2,600 freshly made meals were delivered.

“Not being able to be fully operational these past several weeks has been heartbreaking for our entire organization,” says Mark Wahlberg, co-founder of Wahlburgers. “But that hasn’t stopped our commitment to supporting the communities we serve however we can. Partnering with Crescent Capital has allowed us and our local franchisees to give back the best way we know how, by providing warm meals to the frontline heroes battling this virus each and every day.”

Targeting police precincts, fire stations, hospitals, nursing homes, testing sites, shelters, UPS branches, and more, Wahlburgers has committed to donating thousands of warm meals to support those battling and greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in these markets as part of their #WhateverYouNeed program. Cities scheduled to receive Wahlburgers meal deliveries starting with National Nurses Day (May 6) and continuing through May 15 include the following:

  • New York City
  • Northern New Jersey
  • Hartford
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Detroit
  • Orlando
  • Pittsburgh
  • Milwaukee
  • West Des Moines
  • Minneapolis
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Toronto

“Crescent is proud to partner with Wahlburgers to serve the heroes on the front lines in some of the communities most affected by this pandemic,” adds Mark Attanasio, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Crescent Capital Group. “We are committed to doing what we can to help the hard-working public servants, grocery workers, and healthcare workers as they work to keep our communities safe and healthy, and are grateful to be able to expand this program to provide meals to both those battling this crisis as well as those greatly impacted by it,” added Mark DeVincentis, Managing Director of Crescent Capital Group.

To learn more about this partnership and Wahlburgers’ current efforts with the #WhateverYouNeed campaign, please visit https://wahlburgers.com/whateveryouneed.

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