SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 16th, Dave's Killer Bread (Flowers Foods) and Cascade Organic Flour teamed up for the Organic Food Donation Partnership to donate approximately 20,000 pounds of organic potatoes and 3,000 loaves of organic bread (Dave's Killer Bread) for Thanksgiving meals to Food Lifeline in Seattle.
"We are incredibly proud to be partnering with Cascade Organic Flour and Dave's Killer Bread. Their products are high quality, high nutrition items that our food banks ask for every day," said Sarah Benner-Kenagy, Food Procurement Manager of Food Lifeline.
Linda Nageotte, President and CEO of Food Lifeline stated, "The surpluses Cascade Organic Flour and Dave's Killer Bread provide us with are so important. 50% of the food we distribute to food banks helps to feed children and seniors. High nutrition food items like these make a huge difference to families that are struggling."
Food Lifeline (www.foodlifeline.org) is the largest hunger relief organization in Washington State with a unique approach to solving hunger. Every year, nearly 40% of our country's food ends up in landfills, while millions go hungry. Food Lifeline has a solution for both problems. Food Lifeline rescues millions of pounds of this surplus food from farmers, manufacturers, grocery stores, and restaurants. Food Lifeline then delivers this healthy and nutritious food to 275 food banks, shelters and meal programs across Western Washington. Food Lifeline provides 91,000 meals to our hungry neighbors every day. Food Lifeline is also a member of the national organization Feeding America.
Flowers Foods (www.flowersfoods.com), headquartered in Thomasville, Georgia, is one of the largest producers of fresh packaged bakery foods in the United States. Flowers operates bakeries across the country that produce a wide range of bakery products, including Dave's Killer Bread (www.daveskillerbread.com/), which is the best-selling organic sliced bread in the U.S. DKB also has a deep commitment to the power of second chances to help transform lives and leading to positive, lasting change for its employees.
Cascade Organic Flour (www.cascadeorganicflour.com) is a family-owned producer of organic wheat & organic flour in Washington State, which grows and mills its wholesome organic wheat near the Cascade Mountains and the Columbia River in central Washington, which provides an excellent natural environment for growing some of the highest quality organic wheat in the world.
SOURCE Organic Food Donation Partnership