Did you know that Texas leads the nation when it comes to hungry children with more than 22 percent of children unsure of how they will get their next meal? Since 2010, we here at First Choice Power have been helping make a difference for the approximately 1.3 million families in Texas that do not have enough food through our FoodFirst™ program. We’ve partnered with food banks across the state to donate over a million meals to hungry children and families. We’ve sponsored canned food drives, offered a donation matching program and First Choice Power employees continually volunteer with Meals on Wheels, The Stewpot and the Christian Community Action Food Pantry. We’ve been continually gratified by our efforts and are proud to be able to give back to our community. And today, we were also very pleased to be acknowledged with an Honorable Mention in the PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards for our work to fight hunger. (We don’t like to brag, but we won last year, too!)
Want to get involved? You, too, can help fight hunger in Texas:
- Host a canned food drive at your church, school or workplace
- Donate or volunteer for a food bank in your area
- Participate in the upcoming “Stamp Out Hunger” event (May 12, 2012) by leaving canned food by your mailbox.
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