TriLink BioTechnologies to Sponsor GIVING HUNGER THE BLUES, a Benefit Concert to Help Alleviate Hunger in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies (TriLink), announced that it is sponsoring North County's Food Bank and Feeding America San Diego's Giving Hunger the Blues, a concert to kick-off hunger action month. TriLink has purchased tickets for all employees and 50 customers, as well as sponsoring the event. This donation will provide 13,320 meals to San Diego families in need.

The Giving Hunger the Blues concert will be held at the House of Blues in downtown San Diego September 2nd at 6:30 pm. It will feature On the One, Steph Johnson and Bushwalla. Tickets are $20 each and are available online at http://www.active.com/donate/blues09. All proceeds benefit Feeding America San Diego and North County's Food Bank.

"As a member of the San Diego Community, TriLink BioTechnologies is proud to support North County's Food Bank and Feeding America's Giving Hunger the Blues concert. At $20 per ticket we can have our entire team out for a fun evening of great music and provide much needed food for San Diego families," said Richard Hogrefe, CEO of TriLink BioTechnologies.

"Hunger is a reality, even here in San Diego County," said Stan Miller, Executive Director, North County's Food Bank. "With our country's current economic situation, I see more and more people turning to food banks everyday for food assistance. We are delighted to have the support and leadership in the community of TriLink BioTechnologies."

About TriLink

TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. manufactures custom oligonucleotides, modified nucleoside triphosphates and CleanAmp(TM) PCR products for the diagnostic and OEM markets. In addition, custom chemistry, contract research services and ISO/QSR compliant cGMP production facilities are offered. TriLink's solutions help advance drug discovery and biomedical research. Founded in 1996, TriLink is a privately held firm based in San Diego, California and employs approximately 90 scientists and other professionals. For more information about the firm and products, call 858-546-0004, email info@trilinkbiotech.com, or visit our web site at http://www.trilinkbiotech.com.

About North County's Food Bank

From its humble beginnings as a food distribution program, North County's Food Bank, a program of the North County Community Services has become a significant force in alleviating hunger in Northern San Diego County. North County's Food Bank distributed over 1.5 million pounds of food in the 2008-2009 fiscal year, with all of the food distributed donated by local food drives and merchants. North County's Food Bank currently provides services to over 18,160 people per month by working together with 75+ non-profits, a Senior Visitor program, emergency food distributions, and eight direct community distributions. For more information or to start a food drive contact Ariana Monforte, Operations Manager of North County's Food Bank at amonforte@sdnccs.org or (760)761-1140.

About Feeding America San Diego

Established in July of 2007, Feeding America San Diego is San Diego County's largest distributor of donated food and the only Feeding America (formerly America's Second Harvest) affiliate in San Diego County. Feeding America San Diego's mission is "To feed the hungry; to advocate; to educate." For more information, please visit www.FeedSanDiego.org or call (858) 452-FOOD (3663).

SOURCE TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc.



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http://www.trilinkbiotech.com
http://www.feedsandiego.org/
http://www.active.com/donate/blues09

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