Mastronardi Produce Ltd. is helping Oklahoma tornado victims by sending produce to a relief agency.
The Kingsville, Ontario-based Mastronardi shipped a truckload of greenhouse produce to Forgotten Harvest in Detroit to support the ongoing relief efforts in Moore, Okla.
A series of tornadoes pounded the greater Oklahoma City area on May 20 and May 31.
Early in the morning on June 5, a caravan of 10 trailer loads of food departed from Forgotten Harvest’s operations bound for Oklahoma to help with tornado relief efforts.
That shipment included 30,000 pounds of Mastronardi greenhouse vegetables, according to a news release.
“We are glad to help the residents of Moore, Oklahoma, by providing fresh vegetables during this very difficult time,” Paul Mastronardi, Mastronardi’s president, said in the release. “Our hearts go out to the thousands of people in that community.”
Forgotten Harvest and its community partners remain committed to helping Oklahoma’s tornado victims, said Susan Goodell, Forgotten Harvest’s president and chief executive officer.
“The response from the public so far has been wonderful and Metro Detroiters are once again pulling together to come to the aid of those in need,” she said in the release.
People can contribute to Forgotten Harvest by calling 888-332-7140 or visiting forgottenharvest.org.