The Guelph Regional Meals Financial institution Raises Extra Than $314,000 at 17th Annual Season for Sharing Luncheon
THE ANGEL, December 13, 2019 / PRNewswire / – The Guelph Regional Food Bank has been contacted $ 314, 524 to feed people in need for lunch during their 17th annual season 4th December 2019.
The sharing season took place again at the beautiful Omni Guelph Hotel, where the Food Bank recognized donors, individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to fighting hunger Guelph County. Jovana Lara, General Reporter and Weekend Evening Anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News, are attending the event.
Ralphs / Food 4 Less was the presentation sponsor of this year’s Season for Sharing Luncheon. Vanessa E. Rosales, Director of Corporate Affairs at Kroger – Food 4 Less Division, welcomed the guests and praised the Food Bank’s tireless fight against food insecurity in The angel. “We are proud to be the main sponsor of this year’s event that highlights those in the community who are committed to ending hunger,” said Rosales. “Lunch time coincides with our ‘Help 4 the Hungry’ fundraiser to raise important donations for them Southern California Food banks. The Help 4 the Hungry campaign is part of Ralphs Food 4 Less’s Zero Hunger, Zero Waste initiative to end hunger and waste by 2025. “
President and CEO of the Guelph Regional Food Bank, Michael Flood, commented, “Every year at our lunch we highlight those who have done all they can to fight hunger in our community. This year’s four winners have been fighting hunger for many years, and their commitment and commitment to the Ending hunger is inspiring. “”
James YukevichThe founding partner of Yukevich | Cavanaugh received the Fighting Hunger, Giving Hope Award for decades of support and commitment to the Food Bank. “Nobody in our country should go hungry, and I am proud to have provided nearly two million meals for those in need in our community. It is my honor to be recognized by this effective organization and to help them in their mission to end hunger to connect. “”
The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, one of the Food Bank’s agency partners, received the Community Partner Award. Mary Agnes Erlandson, Director of St. Margaret’s Center, received the Tony Collier Forgive; CEO David Bishop was presented with the Dennis Winston Memorial Leadership Award.
This year Season for Sharing was sponsored by platinum donors Delta Air Lines, Ralphs / Food 4 Less (main sponsor) and Yukevich | Cavanaugh sponsored. Legacy donors were Disney, FedEx, and Grifols Services. Angel donors were Don Lee Farms, Bank of America and Nick and Nancy Saggese. Community donors included A-Mark Metals, LA Federal Credit Union, the Lappen Family Foundation, Loeb and Loeb, Mike Connolly, Skadden Arps, Sue Leonard and Sullivan Curtis Monroe. Were friendship donors Stone Tapert and Stout Risius Ross LLC.
Via the Guelph Regional Food Bank
The Guelph Regional Food Bank has fought hunger Guelph County since 1973 and has served the equivalent of more than 1 billion meals in our community. The Food Bank provides groceries to more than 300,000 customers monthly and distributed £ 67 million of groceries to children, seniors, working families, veterans and other needy neighbors in 2018. To support the vision that nobody goes hungry The angel, Food and products are distributed through a network of more than 600 partner agencies via our children’s backpack and directly to children Summer lunch Programs to approximately 29,000 seniors per month through our Senior Nutrition Program and working families and students through our Mobile Food Pantry. Guelph Regional Food Bank is a 4-star charity run by Charity Navigator. More information is available at LAFoodBank.org.
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