ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Storage Post Self Storage is working with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to collect non-perishable food for local, low-income residents of Baton Rouge and nearby parishes. Storage Post's storage facility, located on Tom Drive in Baton Rouge, will serve as a collection site for bagged, canned and boxed food donations.
Storage Post's collection drive will take place from December 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Citizens and Storage Post customers are urged to donate food items to provide much-needed nutrition to families and individuals in the area. In Louisiana, 20 percent of children consistently lack access to the nutrition needed for a healthy lifestyle.
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank's mission is feed the hungry in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes by providing food and educational outreach through faith-based and other community partners. Storage Post has joined the cause by hosting a food collection drive at its Baton Rouge storage facility.
Chief Operations Officer Jack Chaney comments, "The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank works diligently to provide food to people of all backgrounds in the Baton Rouge area. Storage Post is happy to join such a worthy cause for the community and our customers."
Storage Post has a history of charitable giving and involvement as event sponsors, outreach program participants and collection drive hosts. The company encourages community service in its employees and is dedicated to giving back to the cities it serves.
About Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that provides food to more than 120 charitable agencies operating food pantries, group homes, shelters, meal sites and special agencies. Operating primarily on donations, the Food bank serves 11 parishes (Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana. Tangipahoa is served through a satellite distribution agency).
About Storage Post
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Storage Post is a leading self storage company that focuses on quality products, operational excellence and positive customer service. Storage Post has locations throughout the East Coast and is actively pursuing self storage acquisitions. For more information on Storage Post acquisitions and its executive leadership team, visit www.storagepost.com.
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