New York, NY, October 11, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- FedEx Corporation and Nourishing USA today announced a partnership that will help to provide 50,000 nutritious meals to emergency food programs around the United States this fall and another 100,000 this spring. FedEx Corporation will be providing shipping for all of the Hunger Advocacy Kits created by Nourishing USA and their volunteers; allowing Americans to help Americans.
“We are thrilled to be announcing this partnership. Not only is the FedEx Corporation a global leader in shipping and packaging they are truly committed to supporting communities they serve,” said Gina Keatley, founder and CEO of Nourishing USA. “Nourishing USA and FedEx are also very green organizations—which is one of the reasons Nourishing USA wanted to partner with FedEx. FedEx’s conservation and use of alternative energy are examples for the industry and fall in line with our own green initiatives.
“FedEx is committed to providing outstanding customer experience, to being a great place to work, a thoughtful steward of the environment and a caring citizen in the communities where we live and work. At FedEx, we are passionate about sustainably connecting people and places and improving the quality of life around the world,” FedEx Corporation.
Nourishing USA, headquartered in New York, NY, strives to increase involvement in the community by supporting emergency food shelters in a healthful way. Nourishing USA is currently accepting groups to order their free hunger kits to expand Nourishing into every neighborhood. For more information, please visit http://www.nourishingusa.org.