Coronavirus: Mark Wahlberg’s company to provide lunch to Detroit hospital employees

Coronavirus: Mark Wahlberg’s company to provide lunch to Detroit hospital employees
Mark Wahlberg's burger company is providing free lunches Saturday for employees at a Detroit-area hospital. (Rich Polk/Getty Images for Janie's Fund)

DETROIT — Lunch is on actor Mark Wahlberg for workers at a Detroit hospital Saturday.

Wahlberg and his business partner, restaurateur Nino Cutraro, will be providing Wahlburgers at Beaumont Royal Oak Hospital employees free lunch Saturday, WXYZ-TV reported.

The Wahlburgers food truck will roll up to the hospital at 11:30 a.m., the television station reported.

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Wahlberg is not scheduled to be at the hospital, the Detroit Free Press reported.

“The Wahlberg family is grateful to the Beaumont Hospital employees for their hard work and dedication during this COVID-19 crisis,” according to a statement from Wahlburgers, the company run by Wahlberg and his family. “The Wahlburgers truck will return at least once a week to Beaumont throughout this crisis; times will vary to accommodate a variety of shifts.”

Wahlburgers has Michigan restaurants in Royal Oak, Detroit and Flint, and a Detroit food truck, the Free Press reported.