Holly Court Apartments Collects 250 LBS. of Food!

May 17, 2019 | 11:30 am | Written by

Spring is always a difficult time of year for food banks. Donations tend to decline after the holiday season and, by April, many food banks and pantries are short on supply. That’s why our friends fron Holly Court Apartments in Alexandria, VA decided to host a Spring Into Action Food Drive from April 25-May 2.

Holly Court dropped off bags to every apartment in the complex, so residents could donate non-perishable food items for their neighbors in need. Two girls from their community volunteered to help collect the donations as part of a service project. A grand total of 250 lbs. of food was donated – which is enough to provide 210 meals! Our partners from CORT in Washington, D.C. then delivered the donations to their local food bank.

More than 379,000 people in Capital area, including 1 in 8 children, don’t know where their next meal will come from. Thank you to Holly Court Apartments and CORT for helping us fight hunger!

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About Move For Hunger

More than 41 million Americans, including 1 in 6 children, struggle with food insecurity each day. Hunger exists in every state, county, and congressional district in the United States.

Move For Hunger has collected nearly 9 million pounds of food thanks, in large part, to ordinary people like you who recognized the urgency of the problem and decided to take action. We need your support to continue providing meals for our neighbors in need.

We have delivered more than

14,460,092
pounds

of food to food banks across United States & Canada.

These food donations account for more than

12,050,077
meals

for people in need.