R2 HELPS FEED THE HUNGRY
Jacksonville, FL – November 18, 2013
On Saturday, November 16th, R2 Logistics’ associates volunteered at Second Harvest of Northeast Florida to aid the organization in processing their received food donations. Second Harvest is a food bank located in Jacksonville, Florida. Their mission is to distribute food and grocery products to hungry people and to educate the public about the causes and possible solutions to problems of domestic hunger.
The organization has established relationships with large food suppliers such as Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie and Publix and rescues a large volume of food that can be distributed to area food pantries.Second Harvest serves nonprofit agencies in 17 counties of Northeast Florida.
R2 volunteers found themselves working on the “Sharing Floor” Saturday morning. Here, pallets of boxes containing miscellaneous canned and boxed food items are sorted into their specific food category such as canned corn, beans, mixed vegetables, fruits and etc.
Marcia Myers, an Accounts Receivable Representative at R2 Logistics, said, “It was a great experience working at Second Harvest. I am very thankful to be able to volunteer some of my time to helping out an organization that has such a great deal of importance within our community.” Kate Robbins, another A/R Rep., joined in by saying, “I enjoyed the work. Second Harvest fills such an important need and it felt good to help out.”
About R2 Logistics, Inc.