It is Election Day, and there are lengthy traces of individuals ready to vote on the market. A nonprofit group known as Pizza to the Polls needs to feed them.
Pals Katie Harlow, Noah Manger and Scott Duncombe based the location in 2016 as information unfold that 12 months of lengthy traces on the polls.
The three associates quickly wanted assist, so that they recruited and educated a workforce of over 20 volunteers from throughout the US, England and Australia to order and coordinate supply of two,368 pizzas to 128 polling locations throughout 24 states. On the finish of the 2016 election, they’d raised $43,307 from 1,728 donors, and their efforts had served up 25,000 slices of pizza.
The hassle is non-partisan. “Ain’t nothing partisan about attempting to make voting much less of a drag,” the group says in its FAQ.
If there is a lengthy line at a polling place that you recognize about, you possibly can report it to request a pizza be despatched there. You may as well assist feed voters by donating $20 to fund a pizza.
At midday PT on Election Day, the location was reporting it had raised $150,636 and to date had despatched 3,182 pizzas to 229 polling locations in 35 states.