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Miami Dolphins Alumni Provide 35,440 Meals to South Florida Community Impacted by COVID-19

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Miami Dolphins alumni John Offerdahl (Offerdahl’s Off-The-Grill), Kim Bokamper (Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill), Bob Brudzinski (Bru’s Room Sports Grill) and the late, legendary Coach Don Shula recently teamed up to provide free meals to first responders, Dolphins FOOTBALL UNITES™ community partners and vulnerable populations who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Over a three-week period, the restaurants delivered 35,440 meals and Pepsi provided 65,644 bottles of Bolt24.

The program, made possible by a $250,000 grant from Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross through the Miami Dolphins Foundation, brought individually pre-wrapped meals to those in need at designated drop-off locations and also helped keep the restaurant workers employed during this time.

Offerdahl’s Off the Grill restaurant and food provided by the Miami Dolphins Alumni restaurants through a generous gift from the Miami Dolphins Foundation are donated and delivered around South Florida in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Hollywood, FL on April 23rd, 2020. (Peter McMahon/Miami Dolphins)

“The meal distribution program started at a critical time for at-risk individuals as well as local organizations, including our Dolphins alumni restaurants, and those we serve throughout the South Florida community,” said Offerdahl. “We’re grateful for the support of the Miami Dolphins to help us feed as many people as possible during this tough time and keep members of the food industry employed.”

For additional information and to further support these efforts, please visit handofffoundation.org.