GeekWire: Two Efforts Fill Surprising Tech Gap Between Restaurants, Donors And Those Who Are Hungry

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold, Seattle’s Vanessa Dyce saw her community coming undone and wanted to help. Dyce, a software engineer, was looking for a cause she believed in and where her particular skill set would be useful.

Katherine Cheng, head of global and community impact at Expedia Group, had been working on a project with her company to employ out-of-work tailors from arts organizations to sew personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. That effort revealed other challenges in the community that she was eager to solve.

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