Friday, September 20, 2019

Operation BBQ Relief flies meals to Dorian-ravaged Bahamas aboard restored WWII plane

By Marisela Burgos

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Volunteers from a nonprofit organization are delivering thousands of meals on a daily to the Bahamas as it rebuilds from Hurricane Dorian’s destruction, and they are making the flights on a restored World War II plane.

The aircraft carried thousands of meals, including rice, pulled pork and bread as part of the special mission carried out by the nonprofit Operation BBQ Relief.

“It’s our little way of being able to help the world and make it a better place,” said Stan Hayes, CEO of Operation BBQ Relief.

The mission took volunteers to the island nation aboard Miss Montana, a restored World War II-era plane.  Read more >>