HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victory Packaging and Move For Hunger are proud to announce their continued partnership in 2016, to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization for the past four years, Victory Packaging supports Move For Hunger's efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger; to date, the non-profit's network of relocation professionals has collected and delivered more than 6 million pounds of food - providing more than 5 million meals - to food banks and pantries across North America.
"One in six Americans are affected by food insecurity - they do not have reliable access to a sufficient supply of food. It's a national problem that affects every community," explains Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. "With the support of companies like Victory Packaging, we continue to reduce food waste and fight hunger across North America."
"Victory Packaging places a high emphasis on giving back to the communities and we are also committed to the fight against hunger in America. Our long standing partnership with an innovative organization like Move for Hunger helps us achieve our fight against hunger," commented Benjamin Samuels, Co-President of Victory Packaging.
About Move For Hunger:
Move For Hunger is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. Founded in 2009, the hunger-relief organization works with companies across North America to collect unwanted, unopened food from people who are relocating and deliver it to local food banks. To date, their network has delivered nearly 6 million pounds of food to food pantries across North America. For more information or to find out how you can help support Move For Hunger, visit http://www.MoveForHunger.org/ .
About Victory Packaging:
Based in Houston, Texas, Victory Packaging has more than 65 warehouses and distribution facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and operates in California under the company name of Golden State Container. In 2015, Victory Packaging was acquired by KapStone Paper and Packaging, a publicly traded pulp and paper company based in Northbrook, Illinois. Victory Packaging continues to be managed as the independent distribution division of KapStone.
Victory Packaging is the only national distributor company specialized in solving packaging complexities and finding total cost reductions associated with packaging for its clients. Its national network includes more than 6 million square feet of warehouse space and approximately 400 delivery vehicles. Victory Packaging is a privately-held limited partnership and employs approximately 1,700 people. For more information about Victory Packaging, please visit http://www.victorypackaging.com/ .
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