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UnCommons and Burke Construction Group deliver free meals to local hospitals

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Posted at 12:44 PM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 19:20:08-04

In support of the community during the coronavirus pandemic, UnCommons, a first-of-its-kind community coming to southwest Las Vegas being developed by Matter Real Estate Group, and Las Vegas-based Burke Construction Group have delivered nearly 4,000 free upscale dinners to local night shift healthcare workers.

Deliveries were sent to every night shift employee at all 14 hospitals in the Las Vegas Valley over 12 days to show their appreciation for the community’s first responders, as well as to support local restaurants.

From April 14 through April 25, 3,742 meals were delivered to local hospitals all over the valley.

The meals were prepared by some of Las Vegas’ favorite restaurants including Piero’s Italian Cuisine, Lotus of Siam, Sushi Kame and dessert from Urth Caffé.

Each meal was accompanied by a piece of Urth Caffé’s signature marbled coffee cake.

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The meal donations follow UnCommons’ recent $25,000 donation to the Culinary Workers Union Local 226’s Helping Hand program, which is helping provide food assistance to those in need in Las Vegas, through efforts led by Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft.

The $25,000 donation is part of a $100,000 commitment that Matter has made toward local efforts in the fight against coronavirus. Of that donation, $25,000 went toward the purchase of much needed N95 face masks for healthcare professionals in support of efforts by Gov. Steve Sisolak and $25,000 was donated to the Jewish Family Services Agency to provide meals for senior citizens in support of efforts by Naft.

The remaining $25,000 donation is earmarked to support additional needs as identified by Sisolak.

More information about UnCommons is available on the project website at uncommons.com.