Food vendors team up for 'food fight' for those in need as COVID-19 pandemic continues

Valley food vendors are teaming u with the Phoenix Suns for a special event called "The Duce Food Fight: A Bout to Feed the Hungry."

"This is the beginning of food fight, and unfortunately, this fight's gonna go the distance," said The Duce Co-Founder Steve Rosenstein.

It is, however, something worth fighting for. Steve, along with co-owner Andi Rosenstein, said they were tired of feeling like there’s nothing they could do to help.

That’s how the Food Fight concept was born. Through partnering with the Phoenix Suns, team owner Robert Sarver, and the city of Phoenix, they raised over $40,000 in a week, put people back to work, and started feeding families.

"I think it’s just up to all of us who can afford, and are in a position to help out to help out right now," said Sarver.

They teamed up with Waste Not, a group dedicated to reducing food waste and feeding the hungry.

"We collect from amazing donors like the Duce in the mornings, and we’re delivering to those who need it in the afternoons," said Waste Not Executive Director Kate Thoene.

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