BALTIMORE, March 3 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Joe Corbi’s, Maryland’s largest producer of pizza kits, http://www.joecorbi.com/programs/pizzakit/ — donated 10,000 pizzas to the Harvest for the Hungry Spring Food Drive. The donation will provide 10,000 high-quality, grain and protein-rich meals to those at risk of hunger in the state of Maryland. The donation marks an ongoing partnership with the Harvest for the Hungry campaign.
“For 25 years, Joe Corbi’s has been investing in communities across the country through anti-hunger efforts and other charitable causes,” said Tom Glessner, Vice President of Joe Corbi’s. “Our partnership with Harvest for the Hungry enables us to focus and extend our commitment and to have a greater impact in alleviating hunger across the country.”
While our country continues to enjoy high economic prosperity, there are still 31 million Americans who are at risk of hunger or malnutrition. To date, Harvest for the Hungry campaigns have collected food and funds worth more than $30,000,000.
“We are thrilled about our ongoing partnership with Joe Corbi’s,” comments Deborah Flateman, CEO of the Maryland Food Bank. “They are one of the organizations that continue to give to the Maryland Food Bank. In these times of financial uncertainty, we must remember that we are all fragile. Any one of us might need help, so it’s important to keep food assistance programs strong. An easy way to do that is to contribute to our Harvest for the Hungry Spring Food Drive.”
Harvest for the Hungry is a year-round volunteer effort by various corporations and organizations to raise food, funds and awareness of hunger in Maryland. Harvest for the Hungry efforts benefit the Maryland Food Bank, its Redistribution Organizations — http://www.mdfoodbank.org/site/pp.asp?c=ahKKI2PKIsE&b=218184 — and other organizations around the state providing food for hungry Marylanders.
Joe Corbi’s — http://www.joecorbi.com/ — is a food fundraising company that has raised over $150 million for community organizations across the United States. Organizations that use Joe Corbi’s Fundraising include sports teams, youth groups, scouts, choirs, churches, and schools. Food products include pizza kits, cookie dough, calzones, pretzels, and other specialty foods products.