BOARDMAN, Ohio – Armstrong has launched its second annual Avenge Hunger Month campaign, encouraging Mahoning Valley residents to donate food to their local food pantry or Armstrong office.
The cable, internet and phone company’s goal is to collect 60,000 pounds of food in September, which is National Hunger Action Month. Hunger affects every county in the United States and studies have shown that one in five children face is at risk of going hungry.
Donations made in the area will go to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley.
“Armstrong is more than happy to contribute to this great cause. By supporting this food drive our employees will make a difference in our community. We need help to achieve our goal and provide much needed food,” said Dan MacGahagan, local Armstrong general manager, in a statement.
Michael Ibiris, executive director of Second Harvest, said that last year’s campaign collected enough food to feed 16,000 people in the Mahoning Valley.
Donations can be made the Armstrong office, 9328 Woodworth Road in North Lima, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. On Thursday, donations can be made from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Avenge Hunger Month campaign ends Oct. 4.
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