Ford Was Spotted Going Door-To-Door To Hand Out Food To Residents This Weekend (PHOTOS)
A GoFundMe account has been set up by the organization.
It looks like the premier of Ontario had another busy weekend helping out in the community. In a heartwarming moment, Premier Doug Ford was spotted doing his part by making home deliveries to senior citizens across Vaughan on Sunday. This isn't the first time that Ford has been spotted personally helping out during the pandemic.
“Today, I joined the volunteers at Pasta it Forward to bring essential food items to seniors in the Vaughan community. We all need to work together to get through this time. If you’re able, please help however you can,” read a tweet from Ford on Sunday.
A GoFundMe page was also set up to allow residents to donate to the cause. Over $15,000 of its $100,000 goal has been raised so far, since being created on April 5.
“The Canadian Italian Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce the start of “Pasta IT Forward,” a new initiative to feed those in need during the trying times as a result of COVID-19 and the corresponding economic difficulties,” read a statement from the group.
While photos of Ford carrying bags of food towards residents' doors surfaced this weekend, it isn't the first time that the premier has been spotted helping out in Ontario communities this month.
Ford has made something ofof making in-person deliveries over the past few weeks.
On April 11, the premier helped deliver personal protective equipmentHayley Wickenheiser.
Ford was also spottedof PPE masks and loading them onto his personal pickup truck in late March.
A Markham company reportedly texted Ford to let him know they had 100,000 masks to donate to frontline workers.
The premier quickly hopped into his truck and went to personally pick up the masks to deliver to local hospitals.
*Cover photo used for illustrative purposes only.