GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - There really is a free lunch. That's what the sign on a Gainesville food truck says.
Thanks to the American Lunch program sponsored by the Five Bar restaurant, underprivileged people in a Gainesville neighborhood are being treated to free, hot lunches. Owner Chris Eddings says the idea for a mobile food-based charity came from his co-owner's son, Chatham Morgan.
The Gainesville Sun reports the truck is run by restaurant staff. Extra food is bought each week to prepare about 300 meals, which are delivered three times a week. The truck rotates between three different Gainesville area locations each week.
There are no strings attached. Just free meals for the needy.