ury, Md. — As part of a corporation dedication to cut back childhood hunger, Perdue Farms is supporting Redwood Empire Meals Monetary establishment in Santa Rosa, Calif., and its Every Teenager, Every Day school-based vitamin program with a $10,000 grant funded through the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation.
The donation from Perdue’s charitable giving arm is part of the company’s Delivering Hope to Our Neighbors® outreach centered on enhancing top quality of life and setting up strong communities.
The “Every Teenager, Every Day” program leverages college pantries, after-school cafés and summer season lunch when school-based vitamin is unavailable. It provides current greens and fruit, protein, dairy and shelf-stable objects.
The Redwood Empire Meals Monetary establishment was established in 1987 as a clearinghouse to assemble and distribute donated meals. At current, it operates larger than 300 distributions each month and is the primary meals provide for 150 completely different hunger-relief organizations in its Northern California service area.
“Having the continued assist from Perdue Farms permits us to distribute healthful meals at helpful web sites like faculties and parks in high-need neighborhoods, guaranteeing at-risk children have entry to meals year-round,” said David Goodman, chief govt officer of the Redwood Empire Meals Monetary establishment. “Perdue has been a steadfast supporter of the meals monetary establishment for 15 years and it’s because of the generosity of firm companions like them that we’re in a position to ship a bit hope to our neighbors who’re combating meals insecurity.”
Kim Nechay, govt director of the Perdue Foundation, praised the work of Redwood Empire Meals Monetary establishment.
“Every Teenager, Every Day is just one meals monetary establishment program that offers lots to children and their households within the native individuals,” she said. “The Perdue Foundation is proud to assist purposes like this that are enhancing the usual of life for our neighbors.”
Regarding the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation
The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, was established in 1957 by agency founder Arthur W. Perdue and is funded through the estates of Arthur W. Perdue and Frank Perdue. As part of our notion in supporting the communities the place and with whom we do enterprise, the Foundation provides grants on behalf of Perdue Farms in communities the place huge numbers of our associates dwell and work. At Perdue Farms, we take into account in accountable meals and agriculture®.
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