Navigation Links
Move For Hunger and Rush Order Tees Work to Promote Food Donations
Date:3/13/2013

Washington DC (PRWEB) March 13, 2013

Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that teams with moving companies to help the efforts of our nation’s food banks. In the hectic shuffle of relocating from one home to the next, people often end up throwing away food that could be sent to a struggling family. Partners of Move For Hunger pick up non-perishable food items during the moving process and deliver straight to local food banks, allowing for hungry Americans around the country to have their next meal.

It started in 2009, when founder Adam Lowy, then working for his father’s relocation company, realized how much food was being tossed away in the course of moving. It didn’t take much research to learn that one out of every six people in the United States struggle to find their next meal every day. Adam started Move For Hunger, and in one month, collected 300 pounds of food, gaining momentum with 200,000 pounds by 2011. Currently, the organization has about 400 movers in 44 states, with over 1.2 million pounds of food taken to foods banks around the country so far.

Move For Hunger has teamed with Rush Order Tees several times throughout the years. “T-shirts help get the word out, to get more public support,” says Lowy. As a hardworking group that garners no other funds beyond donations, selling t-shirts is a small, affordable step that the organization can use to market their selfless cause.

Coming up, Move For Hunger is teaming up with the Capital Bocce league in Washington DC’s National Mall. On April 20th, the non-profit organization is bringing together over 400 people to raise money and awareness of US hunger relief all while playing bocce ball. They are still signing up teams at capbocce.com.

About Move For Hunger

Move For Hunger was established to strengthen the efforts of our communities’ food banks, while actively engaging in America’s hunger fight.

Many people throw out a good deal of "stuff" when they move. Unfortunately, a lot of this "stuff" is food that could be delivered to a family in need rather than thrown away. That's where Move for Hunger come in. Their movers offer to pick up unwanted, non-perishable food items during the moving process and deliver it to their local food banks.

By using unique knowledge and experience, Move For Hunger leverages its existing national network of transportation companies to create one of the nation’s largest, year-round service programs.

Learn more about Move for Hunger at http://MoveForHunger.org/

About Rush Order Tees

Rush Order Tees, a Printfly Company, was founded in 2001 and has since grown to be one of the nation's leading screen printers and embroiderers providing customized t-shirts to businesses, schools and consumers in the US and Canada.

The company’s repeat client list includes globally recognized brands and leaders in their spaces: Amazon, Google and Microsoft as well as charitable organizations and government agencies including Susan G. Komen and the National Institute of Health.

Learn more about Rush Order Tees' customer causes at http://RushOrderTees.com/reviews

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10519538.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. High Voltage Power Supply Manufacturer Holds Annual Food Drive to Fight Local Hunger
2. EMCO High Voltage Corporation Holds Food Drive to Combat Local Hunger
3. Maize diversity discoveries may help ease worlds hunger pangs
4. In Focus with Martin Sheen Showcasing How Medication is Helping Win the Fight Against Mood Disorders
5. 20% Off Your Entire Order of Scientific, Technical, Medical (STM) Book Titles Until the End of March at Chemical Publishing Company
6. Elsevier Names Dr. Jim Nolin Editor-in-Chief of Order Set Solution
7. Emily's Entourage Featured by Rush Order Tees in "One Drop, Many Ripples" Initiative
8. Elsevier Launches Evidence-Based, Collaborative Order Sets Solution
9. Combination of Key Nutrients Reduces Stress and Emotional Problems in Those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Research Shows
10. Venaxis Executes First Commercial Development Agreement and Receives Purchase Order from EMELCA Bioscience for Initial EU Launch
11. New England Biolabs New Website Adds Technical Information, Easy Ordering, and Better Search
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... is proud to announce it has become the premiere team-building cooking event company in San ... world, such as Illumina, HP and Qualcomm, and is ranked #1 in its category on ... to its new team building format, a way for teams to not only interact with ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... MENLO PARK, Calif., March 23, 2017  BioPharmX ... developing products for the dermatology market, today reported ... Jan. 31, 2017, and will provide an update ... from the year. "We are pleased ... productive year for BioPharmX," said President Anja Krammer. ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. , March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... million in Series A financing and note conversion to ... products. Cool Planet is focused on developing products that ... raised nearly $30 million in the last 18 months. ... Coppel and North Bridge Venture Partners. ...
(Date:3/22/2017)...  Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ASND), a biopharmaceutical ... address significant unmet medical needs in rare diseases, ... ended December 31, 2016. "2016 ... we broadened our pipeline and pursued our vision ... with an initial focus on endocrinology," said ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/24/2017)... Feb. 24, 2017  EyeLock LLC, a leader of iris-based ... iris biometric solution on the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ ... Mobile World Congress 2017 (February 27 – ... Hall 3, Stand 3E10. The ... security platform—a combination of hardware, software and ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ARMONK, N.Y. and PORTLAND, Ore. ... IBM ) and the Avamere Family of Companies (Avamere ... Care) today announced a six-month research study that will ... caregivers improve eldercare at senior living and health centers. ... facilities, Avamere hopes to gain insights into physical and ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... 16, 2017  Genos, a community for personal ... has received Laboratory Accreditation from the College of ... to laboratories that meet stringent requirements around quality, ... processes. "Genos is committed to maintaining ... We,re honored to be receiving CAP accreditation," said ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):