During Meals of Hope’s sixth annual Holidays Without Hunger, 3,450 volunteers packed more than 875,000 meals at December events to be distributed for free through local schools, food pantries and food banks. A portion of meals packed at the Holidays Without Hunger event will be sent to the Bahamas to support continuing Hurricane Dorian relief efforts.
“We are thankful for all the individuals, families, sponsors and volunteers from local businesses and organizations who helped make Holidays Without Hunger a success,” said Steve Popper, President and CEO of Meals of Hope, the largest food pantry provider in Southwest Florida.
Holidays Without Hunger sponsors include Estes Express Lines; The League Club; TD Charitable Foundation; Bank of America; The Stage Restaurant; Sunshine Ace Hardware; Henderson Franklin; The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs; Rotary Club of Cape Coral; Clifton Larson Allen; Rotary Club of Estero; First Horizon; Moorings Park; Mad Travel; The Rotary Club of Naples; Northside Naples Kiwanis; Park Family & Cosmetic Dentistry; Rotary District 6960 for Southwest Florida; Rotary International; The Sommer Foundation; Naples North Rotary Club; Tamiami Ford; Collier Harvest Foundation; First Citizens Bank; and State Farm Agent Javed Kapadia.
To learn more, visit www.mealsofhope.org or call 239-537-7775.