After Michelle Brenner was furloughed from her job she needed a bit of comfort food (or a lot of comfort food). She went to the store and got ingredients and then made herself a huge pan of lasagna using her grandmother's recipe. She then got on her community Facebook page and offered, "If any of you want some fresh homemade, no calorie counting lasagna, please let me know and I will gladly prepare it." Nearly three months and 1,200 pans later, Brenner is still at it, boiling noodles, cooking ground beef, mixing up tomato sauce and layering mozzarella, ricotta and Parmesan.
About eight hours a day, seven days a week, she helps feed people in her community - from hospital workers and first responders to single parents struggling without paychecks.
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