sábado, junio 22

Yuma Community Food Bank gets a $5,000 worth in hard-cooked eggs

YUMA, Arizona.- Michael Foods, a subsidiary of Post Holdings and the largest processor of value-added eggs in the United States, donated approximately $5,000 dollars’ worth of hard-cooked 12-count egg pack product to the Yuma Community Food Bank earlier last week.
Fully cooked and carefully peeled cage-free eggs this product is ready to eat and saves valuable time in the kitchen. Hard-cooked eggs are also an excellent source of lean protein.
“We are delighted to receive this donation of hard-cooked eggs. Here at the Food Bank, we strive to provide those in need with fresh, healthy, nutrient-rich food to help supplement the dietary needs of our clients,” said Shara Whitehead, CEO & President of the Yuma Community Food Bank.
Michael Foods whom earlier last year acquired Almark share they have an internal Corporate Responsibility Pledge to support the communities in which they do business with a greater objective of creating a business that is economically valuable, a contributing member of its communities, and a place in which each associate has the safety, respect, and development to achieve his or her potential.
Throughout the year they also offer the Matching Gift program for corporate employees and Grant Requests where the company matches employee’s donations for approved organizations. In addition to donations made through the corporate office, individual plants also give in their area. “We’ve helped put up houses and open daycares, making our communities around us stronger.” shares Rob Vitale, President and Chief Executive Officer of Post Holdings.
This past week alone, with the help of our dedicated staff and volunteers, the Yuma Community Food Bank served approximately 1,127 households, and 2,926 individuals.
“We know there are thousands in our community, who are at risk for nutritional deficiencies. Your neighbor, child’s classmate, or even coworker may be struggling to get enough to eat,” states Michelle Merkley, Chief Operating Officer at the Yuma Community Food Bank. “We are extremely grateful for donations like these that help us feed our clients.”