Wellingborough caterers donate hundreds of meals to KGH and NGH

Pooja Caterers wanted to say thank you to frontline staff

By Phoebe Radford
Friday, 17th April 2020, 9:33 am

A Wellingborough catering company have donated hundreds of meals to frontline staff at KGH and NGH to say thank you for their hard work.

Pooja Caterers, an Indian food catering company, donated 107 meals to KGH on Good Friday (April 10) and are taking 90 meals to NGH today (Friday, April 17).

The catering firm is owned by husband and wife Kishor and Raxa Modha and their daughter, Anjalee Modha, said: "Due to all that is going on at the moment, we have been closed for the past few weeks.

A Wellingborough catering company donated more than 100 meals to KGH on Good Friday

"My parents couldn't sit idly - with the help of a customer who is also a doctor they wanted to do something for those on the front line at the moment as a form of appreciation and a way to say thank you for their hard work and efforts.

"We decided to do what we do best and cook them a meal. We thought it would be a nice change to the regular sandwich or simple packed lunch."

Pooja Caterers took along Dal Makhani, a lentil dish with kidney beans, tomato and spices, as well as rice and either a plain or garlic and coriander naan.

Anjalee said it was a coincidence that Pooja Caterers delivered the meals on Good Friday, but it was just as well because the canteen was closed.

Pooja Caterers are donating more meals to NGH today

While Pooja Caterers has closed for business during the current climate, Anjalee said they are adjusting to their new free time and looking to make further meal donations to other key workers.

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The Wellingborough company have closed for business but looking to give meals to key workers to say thank you

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