Brazilian Center for Cultural Exchange of Sacramentohttps://www.braziliancentersac.org/leanonme
The mission of the Brazilian Center for Cultural Exchange of Sacramento (Brazilian Center) is to serve and enrich Sacramento by fostering a thriving and inclusive multicultural community by sharing art, food, music, dance, and performing arts to create cultural awareness, peace, tolerance, and a better world. Due to the need for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brazilian Center is unable to host the festivals and performances that are a staple of our community-building and arts programming. Instead, we are using our industrial kitchen and volunteers to provide food to Sacramentans experiencing increased food insecurity as a result of COVID-19. Specifically, we prepare and deliver hot, nutritious meals to unsheltered homeless individuals and low income seniors. In addition, we provide groceries to families having trouble making ends meet.