VIENNA, VA — Early during the pandemic, Social Burger owner Denise Lee was just looking for a way to keep her kitchen open. It started with providing meals to front-line workers at Inova Health System in March. But once it seemed like front-line workers were receiving help from a lot of places, Social Burger expanded its reach.
“I felt like the shelters needed a lot of help too,” Lee told Patch.
In late April, Social Burger started providing 40 weekly meals to the Lamb Center, a daytime drop-in shelter located in Fairfax. The Lamb Center has continued to provide crucial services like meals, laundry and showers for their homeless guests by letting in five guests at a time for 30-minute visits.
On Wednesdays, guests get to look forward to Burger Day as Social Burger drops off its meals. As of last week, Social Burger has donated 1,000 meals to