Florida Panthers, JetBlue Arrange Free Food Truck Event Outside BB&T Center
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WELCOME BACK. JETBLUE IS LENDING A HAND BEING — HELPING HAND TO THOSE AFFECTED BY HURRICANE IRMA. THE AIRLINE IS PROVIDING HOT MEALS. Reporter: TALK ABOUT THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA, THE WORD WENT OUT AND LOOK AT THE TREMENDOUS RESPONSE. JETBLUE IS PARTNERING WITH THE FLORIDA PANTHERS. THE PANTHERS ARE SUPPLYING THE MANPOWER, ALL VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF SHOWING UP TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN. JETBLUE BROUGHT IN 20 FOOD TRUCKS TO THE PARKING LOT HERE. WE HAVE A TREMENDOUS TURNOUT. JOIN ME IS MATT CALDWELL, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE FLORIDA PANTHERS. YOU GUYS PUT THIS THING TOGETHER QUICKLY. WE DID. JETBLUE CALLED US MONDAY NIGHT ONCE THE HURRICANE START TO BREAK AND ASKED IF WE COULD PULL IT OFF. WE SAID YES FIRST AND FIGURED IT OUT LATER. THERE WERE A LOT OF LOGISTICS INVOLVED. WE HAD TO COORDINATE WITH LOCAL FIRE AND POLICE AND PROVIDE SECURITY AND GET THE AREA SET UP. WE ARE GOOD TO GO. WE HAVE A GREAT PARTNER. Reporter: WHAT CAN FOLKS COMING OUT EXPECT? PULL UP TO GATE 3 OR 5. AS SOON AS YOU PULL UP TO THE GATE, THE PARKING ATTENDANT WILL GIVE YOU A TICKET, 1 PER PERSON IN THE CAR. IT GET YOU A HOT FOOD BEVERAGE, I SHOULD SAY A HOT MEAL AND A COLD BEVERAGE. Reporter: THANKS FOR DOING THIS. YOU GUYS ARE REALLY STEPPING UP BIG TIME. WE APPRECIATE IT. THEY ARE DOING THIS FROM 11 AM UNTIL 2 PM. THEY WILL RESTOCK THE FOOD TRUCKS AND COME BACK FROM 4 PM UNTIL 7 PM THIS AFTERNOON. LOOK AT THE RESPONSE. IF YOU ARE HUNGRY, THIS IS THE PLACE TO COME OUT AND GET FED. THERE FOLKS HERE, SOME OF THESE LINES, LET’S GO OVER TO THE CURBSIDE GOURMET REAL QUICK AND TALK TO SOME OF THESE FOLKS REAL QUICK. HOW ARE YOU? WE ARE LIVE ON CBS4. I HAVE MY DAUGHTER DANNY, SHE IS TURNING 18 TODAY. Reporter: HAPPY BIRTHDAY. WE ARE CELEBRATING. Reporter: WHAT YOU THINK OF THEM STEPPING UP TO DO THIS? THIS IS FANTASTIC. PEOPLE REALLY APPRECIATE THIS. WE ARE ALL GOING THROUGH SUCH A HARD TIME IN FLORIDA. FOR THE KIDS, BETWEEN CABIN FEVER, STIR CRAZY AND JUST PLAIN HOT AND HUNGRY, WE ARE HAPPY TO BE HERE. Reporter: DO YOU HAVE POWER YET? I DO. I AM ONE OF THE LUCKY PEOPLE THAT HAVE POWER. I HAVE A LOT OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS THAT ARE STRUGGLING SO WE HAVE PEOPLE CAMPING OUT AT OUR HOUSE SO WE ARE TRYING TO BAND TOGETHER. Reporter: GOOD LUCK WITH THAT. THANK YOU. Reporter: THAT IS WHAT IT IS ABOUT, A REAL SPIRIT OF TOGETHERNESS HERE IN SOUTH

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