LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One in eight people in the United States struggle with hunger, and many people worry about where their next meal will come from.
Here in Louisville, there are several non-profit organizations that aim to change that. Along with help from LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants, the struggle to feed the hungry is a little easier.
Each day, LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants nationwide, and here in WAVE Country “harvest” surplus, wholesome food that wasn’t served and donate it to a local organizations in the community. Items like steak, fish, potatoes, honey wheat bread and vegetables are donated. None of the food is left over. It’s all fresh food that wasn’t used that day.
LongHorn has donated more than 202,515 pounds to local food banks right here in Louisville.
Together, all LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants across the country have donated more than 19.4 million pounds of food to local community food banks through the program – equal to 16.1 million meals.