RED BANK, NJ – Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, and Moving Ahead Services announced today that they have renewed their partnership to reduce food waste and fight hunger in the United States. As a member of the Move For Hunger network since 2015, and an official partner of the organization for the past two years, Moving Ahead Services’ 5 branches have provided nearly 71,000 meals to people in the communities they serve.
People throw away a lot of things when they move, including food. Moving Ahead Services educates their customers about the issues of hunger and food waste and encourages them to donate their unopened, non-perishable food items on moving day. Moving Ahead Services then delivers the donations to a local food bank or pantry at no additional cost.
“More than 40 million Americans face hunger every day, but we are wasting 40% of the food in the United States each year,” said Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. “Moving Ahead Services is providing a sustainable solution to both problems. In addition to the donations, they are also teaching their customers how to be more conscious of hunger and food waste in their community going forward. We are proud to call them our partners.”
“We are extremely honored to be one of the top businesses recognized for fighting to end hunger throughout our community,” said Jeff Collins, President of Moving Ahead Services. “We do not do it for the recognition, we do it simply because we should. Families are struggling to provide the most basic needs and knowing that some children are going to bed hungry, just isn’t ok. We will continue to do all we can to fight against hunger in our communities."
Move For Hunger is a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move. Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.
Moving Ahead Services is a locally owned and operated moving company with offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Lakeland. Moving Ahead Services has an extensive professional background in residential and commercial moving, storage, real estate, and all additional related services for local, long-distance and international relocations. The experts here at Moving Ahead Services provide an affordable, trusted solution for residential and commercial moves in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida and beyond. Our number one focus is to provide the best customer service, along with moving expertise, for every single move we complete. Moving Ahead Services’ customers, whether moving around the corner, across the US or across the globe, can expect to experience a smooth transition. Our talented team of movers and administrative staff understand every aspect and stressor in a move, and diligently provide moving services on schedule and within budget. Contact one of our moving company offices for additional information, corporate references, specific questions, a free moving quote and more.
Dan Beam, Move For Hunger | [email protected] | (732) 766-1278