“We were doing pre-cooked meals for their elders to ensure they got a healthy meal every day with nutritional value. So that helped us stay afloat during the hardship and first phase of being shut down,” said Tim Patendis, Alena foods.
Tim Patendis is the owner of Alena Foods, a processing, manufacturing and distributing company. He estimates business is down 50% because of the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Patendis has been able to help get food and prepare items for firefighters battling the Creek Fire.
“Another day, they needed protein items, some meats. Took care of it right away. Our goal is to help and get what they want, and they need it. They’re doing an incredible