Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Ballantyne Office Pays It Forward At The Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
Coldwell Banker's Ballantyne Office agents (including me) spent a morning this week paying it forward and giving back to the Charlotte community by volunteering at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. It was three hours of hard work... our team of 10 sorted 6 large pallets (9 big boxes to a pallet) of food that will be distributed throughout the Charlotte region. Hard work notwithstanding, we all felt great after we finished. There's nothing quite like the feeling of knowing you did something to benefit your community. And at the end of the morning, we were all grateful to have had the opportunity to pay it forward in this season of thanksgiving.
What The Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina In Charlotte All About: Facts & Programs
The Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina is an amazing organiztion, which distributes some 60 million pounds of food and household items each year in 19 counties in North and South Carolina. And all this is done with the assistance of some 100,000 volunteers from the Charlotte area. 97 cents of each dollar contributed goes to the effort. If you've been thinking about how you could give back or pay it forward in the Charlotte community, The Second Havest Food Bank of Metrolina is the perfect place to do it.
How You Can Support The Second Harvest Food Bank Of Metrolina In Charlotte
The need in the Charlotte region is urgent and growing. Some 527,000 people in our 19 county region live at or below the poverty level. Over 42% of the people at risk of hunger in our region are children and seniors - 188,000 children and more than 41,000 seniors. You can help by giving:
If you've been thinking about how you could give back or pay it forward in the Charlotte community this season of thanksgiving or throughout the year, The Second Havest Food Bank of Metrolina is the perfect place to do it.