The Houston Rockets cleaned out their kitchen and donated over 600 pounds of produce to Second Servings Houston.
With the NBA being suspended and arenas empty, the Rockets decided to put all of their extra food to good use.
“Yesterday the Houston Rockets, [Toyota Center] and Levy Restaurants donated over 600 pounds of produce that would have been wasted due to the suspension of events at the arena to Second Servings Houston,” the Rockets wrote in an Instagram post. “Second Servings delivers unsold food safely to approved charitable meal sites to serve those in need.”
Second Servings Houston is the city’s lone prepared and perishable food rescue organization, per its website. Founded in 2014, the organization specializes in food delivery to soup kitchens, shelters, and low-income households. Second Servings Houston aims to alleviate the impact of hunger in Harris County, where “1 in 5 people [are] facing food insecurity,” per the organization.