Pensacola, FL (March 28, 2019) – Harvesters Federal Credit Union will partner with Manna again this year for Let’s Feed Somebunny 2019. Harvesters’ Safari Bus will be stationed at Cordova Mall – A Simon Mall, between Chili’s and Red Lobster, on April 12 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations collected during the event will support Manna pantries and programs in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to assist neighbors in need.
The community is asked to bring donations of food and financial gifts. All donations may be dropped off at the Harvesters’ Safari Bus. Manna’s current most-needed items are canned chicken (pouches and pop-top cans), canned tuna (pouches and pop-top cans), plain pasta, rice (1 lb. bags), oatmeal (single-serve packs), whole grain cereal, vegetables (cans and peel-off plastic tops), peanut butter and fruit in 100% juice (cans and peel-off plastic tops).
“We’re so thankful for our friends at Harvesters Federal Credit Union for hosting Let’s Feed Somebunny again this year,” said DeDe Flounlacker, Executive Director of Manna. "As a local grassroots non-profit organization, we depend on the generosity and compassion of our community to provide hope to our neighbors in need.”
Since 2013, Let’s Feed Somebunny has raised 8,449 pounds of food, the equivalent of more than 6,325 meals for the community.
“This is our fifth year we’ve partnered with Manna Food Pantries for our Let’s Feed Somebunny campaign. Harvesters takes great pride reaching out and helping people in our community and surrounding areas through this worthy cause,” said Robin Arnold, Community Outreach Chair of Harvesters Federal Credit Union. “We look forward to working together with Manna and hope to have a great turnout, as we’ve done so in the past.”
For more information about Manna, please visit mannahelps.org.
For more information about Harvesters Federal Credit Union, please visit harvestersfcu.com.
Manna’s mission is to offer emergency food assistance, service the food-related needs of vulnerable populations, and engage the entire community in the fight against hunger. A local grassroots organization with no national affiliation or government funding, Manna provided food to 13,533 people last year. Manna operates a network of three emergency food distribution pantries and seven specialty programs and partnerships in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Visit www.mannahelps.org for more information.
About Harvesters Federal Credit Union
Harvesters Federal Credit Union began serving the employees and families of what is now International Paper in 1948. Services are offered to anyone living, working, worshipping or attending school in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida. Harvesters supports the financial needs of more than 18,000 members. Harvesters’ mission is to make a positive difference in every member’s life, helping members meet their financial needs and wants one member at a time. Harvesters commits and promises to React With Care.