Local entrepreneur gives back to The Woodlands health care workers

Health care workers receive a donation from Project Compassion. (Courtesy Priyanka Johri)
Health care workers receive a donation from Project Compassion. (Courtesy Priyanka Johri)

Health care workers receive a donation from Project Compassion. (Courtesy Priyanka Johri)

The Woodlands-area entrepreneur Priyanka Johri announced she has launched Project Compassion's "30 Days of Giving" to support health care workers and restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to a press release, Johri will be delivering food from local restaurants to medical teams through April 30.


"Thirty days of giving is a way to demonstrate our community’s appreciation for the nurses, doctors and other health care workers who are literally putting their lives on the line to keep us safe and healthy," Johri said in the release. "It’s also a way to show our appreciation for those small businesses and restaurants that need our support now more than ever. "It lets them know that we are thinking of them and the daily sacrifices they are making.”

So far, the campaign has delivered pizzas from Hummingbird Tea Room for nurses at Memorial Hermann of The Woodlands, lunch from Papa Amadeus to the emergency preparedness team at HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest and breakfast from Taco Cabana for floor nurses at CHI St. Luke's Health.

Businesses looking to sponsor a meal for a team of health care workers can reach out to Johri by phone or text at 832-277-3577, and individuals can recommend restaurants through Project Compassion's Facebook page.
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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