J. Barber Moving & Storage Fills a Truck with 1,700 LBS. of Food!October 16, 2018 | 11:50 am |
For millions of Americans, fall is football season. Here at Move For Hunger, autumn is food drive season. Our friends from J. Barber Moving & Storage, a National Van Lines agent, found a way to combine the two.
On Friday, October 5, J. Barber Moving & Storage held a Stuff-the-Truck food drive at Courtland High School’s football game. Attendees were challenged to donate enough non-perishable food to fill the entire trailer! As an incentive, anyone who donated items received a raffle ticket for a chance to win a special prize!
J. Barber Moving & Storage’s goal was to collect 600 lbs. of food, but thanks to the generosity of their community, they nearly tripled that! More than 1,700 lbs. of non-perishable food was donated, which is the equivalent of 1,400 meals! All of the donations were delivered to the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank, which services a region where more than 32,000 people face hunger every day.
This event was a strong reminder of what happens when local organizations come together to help fight food insecurity! Thank you to J. Barber Moving & Storage and to everyone who donated for providing meals to your neighbors in need!
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