The two organizations now call for crucial support to feed communities across the nation
Tampa, FL – March 30, 2020 – Andrew Thomas, Kforce Chief Marketing Officer, and Thomas Mantz, Feeding Tampa Bay President and CEO, announced a national partnership between their organizations to provide necessary food and assistance for individuals in need. Shortly following their video announcement, the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way across the globe, impacting millions and adding urgency to the struggle of hunger in America.
In light of this uncertain time, Kforce is asking others to join them in supporting Feeding America in their fight against hunger amid COVID-19. With school closures, job disruptions and health risks, millions of Americans will turn to food banks for much-needed support. As the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization with 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, Feeding America aims to end hunger for the millions of people they serve.
Learn more about the partnership from Andrew Thomas and Thomas Mantz
While currently focusing on immediate needs, the future of the partnership includes Kforce’s commitment to provide both monetary support for the cause and volunteers from their more than 50 offices across the country. Additionally, Kforce plans to lend its industry expertise to Feeding America’s workforce readiness program to help individuals in need secure job opportunities to break the cycle of hunger.
“It was immediately clear that Feeding America fit our desire for a national partnership that allows us to donate both time and funds to community development. What we discovered is that on a deeper level Kforce and Feeding America share a passion for providing people with the knowledge and resources needed to attain the life they want to lead,” said Andrew Thomas.
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About Feeding America
Feeding America® is the largest hunger-relief organization in the Unites States. Through a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, we provide meals to more than 40 million people each year. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.