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Inside the Mother of All Food Rescues at the Super Bowl

Melanie Wong | Feb 12, 202012:32 AM    

" . . . Over the previous three days, she had directed a team of volunteers to collect about 35,000 pounds of food from the Hard Rock stadium in Miami. Leading up to the Super Bowl, volunteers had collected another 10,000 pounds of food from related events around town. The sheer volume — 45,000 pounds in total — dwarfed the 2,000 pounds typically rescued from an NFL football game at the stadium. Then there was the quality of the food: filet mignon, lobster tails, salmon, grilled ribs, beef tenderloin, charcuterie, and on and on. . . "

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