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Food finderpowerpoint3

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  1. 3. <ul><li>Long Beach is the sixth leading adult poverty city </li></ul><ul><li>Long Beach has the largest childhood poverty within the county of Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Twelve million American children experience hunger each year </li></ul><ul><li>Hunger in the United States has grown an estimated 40% since 1985 </li></ul><ul><li>With 40,000 under the age of one dying </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>It started with an idea 16 years ago while Arlene Mercer made her commute to and from work </li></ul><ul><li>Idea: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Someone should do something” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Maybe I can do something” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From that Idea… the concept grew </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Food Finder’s goal is to alleviate hunger and minimize food waste </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Today, we feed 50,000 meals a day </li></ul><ul><li>Since our inception, we have collected 40 million pounds of food </li></ul><ul><li>Nourishing food is provided to 200 recipient agencies </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Grocery stores </li></ul><ul><li>Bakeries </li></ul><ul><li>Catering Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Produce Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Banquet Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Can Food Drives from various companies </li></ul><ul><li>And other food providing companies </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Help sort food </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up food </li></ul><ul><li>Work designated schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Help distribute food </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver food to recipient agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Help as clerical support </li></ul><ul><li>Help at Finders Keepers Store </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>The majority of revenue comes from In-Kind Donations and matching funds </li></ul><ul><li>Food Finders goal is to increase food distribution and meet current costs though grants and donations </li></ul>
  8. 10. Shelters
  9. 11. Senior Centers
  10. 12. Homeless Services
  11. 13. Faith Based Organizations

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