Take Part: Here’s Why This Food Truck Takes Your Cash and Gives You Nothing

June 17, 2014 2:55 pm

Take Part 6/12/14 | Liz Dwyer Minnesota beer company FINNEGANS has a ‘reverse’ vehicle that collects nonperishable items and money for hungry citizens.  you’ve ever been in Los Angeles on a Friday or Saturday night after the clubs on Sunset and Hollywood boulevards shut down, you’ll witness an incredible phenomenon: hordes of hungry people descending on food […]

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6/12/14 | Liz Dwyer

Minnesota beer company FINNEGANS has a ‘reverse’ vehicle that collects nonperishable items and money for hungry citizens.  you’ve ever been in Los Angeles on a Friday or Saturday night after the clubs on Sunset and Hollywood boulevards shut down, you’ll witness an incredible phenomenon: hordes of hungry people descending on food trucks parked on the streets. Cash is exchanged for bánh mì sandwiches and tasty kale and quinoa bowls—all while members of the city’s considerable homeless population beg for food. Similar scenes can be witnessed across America, but a Minneapolis-based brewery has a fresh take on the food truck craze—one that helps the city’s hungry. That’s because instead of serving craft beer or tasty treats, Finnegans Reverse Food Truck collects nonperishable food items and cash donations from attendees at events in the greater Minneapolis–St. Paul area. 

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