LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Paper Products Co., one of the largest independent paper and packaging companies in the Western United States, exceeded the goal set this holiday season to help fight hunger in the Los Angeles community.
Acorn Paper Products CEO, David Weissberg, issued a challenge to Acorn Paper Products employees, customers, and the Los Angeles community to donate 400 pounds of canned food to benefit the LA Regional Food Bank. As an extra incentive, Weissberg offered a lunch catered for up to 40 people to be provided to the companies who filled up the highest number of boxes during the 2016 Acorn Holiday Challenge.
The joint effort was a success! Together, Acorn Paper Products' employees, venders, customers donated a total of 1075 lbs. of food. Weissberg was thrilled with the success of the campaign: "Last year we raised 676 pounds of canned food during our first Holiday Challenge and I'm excited that we blew this year's goal out of the water!"
This donation of food that will help the Los Angeles Food Bank serve over 320,500 individuals every month by providing 895 meals to hungry children and their families, seniors and individuals in Los Angeles County. "I am very proud that the Acorn Paper Products family of employees and our customers delivered such great results to benefit the LA Regional Food Bank and is making a difference in the lives of the less fortunate in the Los Angeles community," said Weissberg.
About Acorn Paper Products Company
Founded in 1946, Acorn Paper Products Company is one of the largest independent, family-owned paper and packaging companies in the Western United States. Acorn Paper offers a full range of stock and custom packaging solutions, including four specialty product divisions: Wine Packaging, Janitorial & Sanitation Products, Agricultural Packaging, and Food Packaging. Privately held and headquartered for four generations in Los Angeles, Acorn Paper employs over 350 employees and has over 500,000 sq. ft of manufacturing and warehouse space in Los Angeles, Miami, Sacramento, San Luis Obispo, Vernon, and Napa Valley, CA. For more information, please visit www.acorn-paper.com.
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