Feeding America Riverside / San Bernardino To Present Free Equipment to Partners
Aldi Corporate Foundation Funds 10K in Equipment for 9 Local Food Pantries
Riverside, CA – Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino (FARSB) announced it will hosting a ceremony to provide free equipment to several local food banks and pantries that are community partners of FARSB in the Inland Empire.
FARSB will be announcing the equipment recipients, funded by the Aldi Corporation, with a presentation ceremony, open to community members, at their warehouse located at 2950-A Jefferson Street in Riverside from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Each partner will receive two or more of the following items: a commercial refrigerator, commercial freezer or commercial pallet jack, infrared thermometers or thermal blankets. The agencies receiving the items include those from the communities of Moreno Valley, Hesperia, San Bernardino, Yucaipa, Lake Elsinore, Fontana and Murrieta.
“This is a new collaboration between Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino and ALDI. Being able to provide equipment that will help some of our great community partners increase the diversity of healthy food products they are able to provide is a true blessing for us. With refrigeration and freezers systems these organization that feed the hungry will now be able to provide refrigerated, frozen and perishable food to those they serve,” said Lori Butler, FARSB Director of Philanthropy.
To RSVP for the ceremony or for more information please contact Vanesa Mercado: email@example.com.
About Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino
Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino began in 1980 as Survive Food Bank in response to the increasing concern about the dual problems of hunger and food waste in the Inland Empire. Today, FARSB is the primary source of food for over 400 local nonprofit organizations, distributing over 2 million pounds of food monthly to emergency food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, high-need elementary schools, halfway houses, senior centers, residential treatment centers, shelters for the abused, after school programs and group homes. More than 100,000 men, women and children, rely on the food bank’s distribution center each month to make ends meet.