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Food Drive at SoCo

SoCo Tax & Cloud Accounting is happy to share with you that we’re hosting a food drive for The Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, which will run from Nov 27th until Dec 21st. Our food drive at SoCo is called Give Someone A Meal. By donating spare items, you are helping to end hunger in Orange County this holiday season, even if it means feeding one individual.

We will be hosting a few drop off locations in Fullerton, including the front of Pieology and 85 Degree Bakery.

Our current drop off location is at our office in Fullerton:

801 E. Chapman Ave Suite 216
Fullerton, CA 92831

Please donate these items, which are needed most:

Peanut or Other NutButters
Canned Vegetables (low sodium)
Rice(brown preferred)
Canned Fruit (packed in water or juice)
Natural Applesauce
Dried or Canned Beans (low sodium)
Whole Grain Cereal (low sugar)
Canned or Boxed Soup (low sodium)
Whole Grain Pasta
Canned Meats & Fish(in water)
Healthy Snacks such as Low Sugar Granola Bars, Raw Nuts orDried Fruit

Please, no glass containers or expired items.

Personal care items

Diapers
Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
Toilet Paper

We’re grateful for your help and hope to be a part of lessening the hunger struggle this holiday season in Orange County.

Please call us at (888) 603-8121 for more information on the food drive or for directions to our office.

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

Some Hunger Facts:

One of the primary symptoms of poverty in children is hunger. The facts about hunger clearly show its relationship to other symptoms of poverty around the world such as malnutrition, low birth rate and poor health.

Hunger and malnutrition are self-perpetuating. They sap a person’s energy, strangling mental ability, exacting a price on health and making it more difficult to learn, work and lead productive lives. This is one of the most sobering facts about hunger; it steals life from the vulnerable.

Hunger is preventable, but it requires knowledge and action. The fact that the world produces more than enough food to feed the entire world population and hundreds of millions of people don’t have access to the food produced is tragic. Because of this, millions of children die from malnutrition each year.

 

Source:

https://www.compassion.com/poverty/hunger.htm

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