Wheaton World Wide & Bekins Van Lines Renew Partnership

March 27, 2019 | 4:11 pm | Written by

INDIANAPOLIS, IN Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines have renewed their partnership with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger. As proud partners of Move For Hunger, 72 Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines agents across the United States collect non-perishable food items from people who are moving and deliver them to their local food pantries. Since 2009, Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines agents have delivered more than 2.1 million pounds of food – providing nearly 2 million meals to their neighbors in need.

“Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines have been incredibly supportive of our mission to reduce food waste and fight hunger,” said Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. “In addition to delivering millions of pounds of food, they have been instrumental in helping expand our network of professional moving companies. Move For Hunger would not be the organization it is today without their support.”

“Move For Hunger’s setup allows our agents to help not only the families they move but also the communities in which they live and work,” said Mark Kirschner, Wheaton | Bekins CEO. “It’s a win-win for everyone, and we’re proud to help make it possible.”

Through the generous support of partners like Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines, Move For Hunger can continue to help the more than 41 million Americans struggling to find their next meal. For more information about Move For Hunger and how you can make a difference please visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

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Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. In addition to collecting food from people who are moving to new homes, Move For Hunger helps companies and individuals across the United States and Canada organize successful food drives. To date, they have collected more than 13 million pounds of food. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

About Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines

Wheaton Van Lines, Inc. is one of the world’s most highly regarded providers of transportation services. Wheaton Van Lines, Inc. owns four household goods relocation brands, Wheaton World Wide Moving, Bekins Van Lines, Stevens Worldwide Van Lines and Clark & Reid. The van line is the fourth largest household goods carrier.

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., through its brands Wheaton offers private and corporate domestic and international household goods relocation services as well as special commodities and logistic services. The United States military is one of the company’s largest customers. The van line is partner to approximately 400 Wheaton, Bekins, Stevens and Clark & Reid agents nationwide. To learn more, visit www.wheatonworldwide.com/why-wheaton/partners.

PRESS CONTACT:

Dan Beam, Communications Manager

Move For Hunger

[email protected] or (732) 774-0521

Jaymie Shook, Director of Marketing Communications

Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines

[email protected] or (317) 558-0728

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.