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ABCO Donates to Food Bank of South Jersey

11/24/2015

Pennsauken, NJ - Yesterday ABCO Federal Credit Union donated $1000 and close to 300 pounds of food collected as part of a Food Drive kicked off on International Credit Union Day in October.

International Credit Union Day, which is intended to celebrate the ways credit unions improve the lives of citizens worldwide, is celebrated annually with a new theme each year. This year's theme was 'People Helping People'. Food collection bins were set up at most ABCO locations and donations from canned goods to stuffing were brought in by generous ABCO employees and members. In addition, a $1000 donation from ABCO was presented to Food Bank of South Jersey Director of Individual Giving, Donna Richards by Julia Bernd, Marketing Manager at ABCO.

The Food Bank of South Jersey runs a large-scale food distribution program that annually links 10,420,000 million pounds of food with over 240 charitable food providers, such as, food pantries, soup kitchens and emergency shelters. The Food Bank of South Jersey assists approx. 200,000 individual clients and is the largest source of government and non-government food assistance in South Jersey.

To learn more about volunteer and donation options for the Food Bank of South Jersey, visit http://www.foodbanksj.org/

 

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