Americana Holdings, which includes the largest Prudential Real Estate franchises in both Nevada and Arizona, has joined the fight to combat hunger nationwide. The company’s Prudential Arizona Properties and Prudential Americana Group have become partners with Move For Hunger, a nationwide organization that helps people who are moving donate their non-perishable food to those in need.
Americana Holdings, which has large relocation operations in both Nevada and Arizona, is the first company of its kind to sign on as a national sponsor with Move for Hunger.
“We are already communicating with thousands of families every year who are moving into or out of their homes,” says Mark Stark, CEO. “Most don’t know what to do with the food they have in their pantries. If they are moving out of state, it would be boxed up and likely expired by the time they saw it again. This is a great way to help those in need and help homeowners who didn’t want to waste their food.”
Move for Hunger operates in 42 states across the country and was recently recognized at the NBC American Giving Awards with a $125,000 grant from Chase Bank. The organization has partnered with over 338 moving companies in the United States to collect non-perishable food items from people who are moving and deliver the food to local food banks.
“People often think of hunger just during the holiday season-there is a food drive on every corner around Thanksgiving,” says Adam Lowy, Move For Hunger’s executive director. “But it is actually in the summer months when food banks struggle the most. Children are out of school and do not receive the emergency meals they need. With so much moving going on, Prudential Americana Group has a huge opportunity to bring relief to those in need.”
For more information, visit www.moveforhunger.org.