ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Storage Post Self Storage has joined with Second Harvest Food Bank to collect much-needed food for at-risk families and individuals in south Louisiana. Every Storage Post New Orleans storage facility is an official collection site for food donations, which will be collected from December 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.
Customers and members of the community are encouraged to donate non-perishable boxed, canned or bagged food items. One in eight people in Louisiana is struggling with hunger, with almost 74 percent of the Greater New Orleans area living at or below the poverty line.
Second Harvest Food Bank's goal is to end hunger in south Louisiana and feed thousands of families and individuals who need basic nutrition. To assist the cause, Storage Post is collecting food at each of its four convenient New Orleans locations.
"As a New Orleans native, and as a member of a company committed to community service, I can proudly say that Storage Post is assisting Second Harvest Food Bank in its goal to feed families in south Louisiana," said Jack Chaney, Storage Post chief operations officer. "We will do everything we can to ensure that food collection at our facilities is a success."
Storage Post is dedicated to charitable giving and community involvement. The company is known for its participation in local outreach programs and neighborhood events. Storage Post's executive management team continuously pursues opportunities to benefit customers and improve their standard of living.
About Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana is leading the fight against hunger in south Louisiana through food distribution, education, advocacy and disaster response. Annually, Second Harvest serves approximately 263,000 people through 240 nonprofit and faith-based agencies across 23 south Louisiana parishes – from the Mississippi border to the Texas state line. Each week, nearly 42,000 people access emergency food services through Second Harvest Food Bank member agencies. To learn more, visit www.no-hunger.org.
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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