Columbus, OH, June 10, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- On Friday, June 13, Feed The Children will deliver a semi tractor-trailer full of food and essentials to help 400 Columbus area families. The food and essentials will be distributed to pre-identified families at 10:30 a.m. at The Church at Mill Run (3500 Mill Run Drive) in Hilliard.
Teleperformance is a longtime supporter of Feed The Children and this event is sponsored by Teleperformance employees. Team members from the Columbus Contact Center will be on hand to help distribute the boxes and help answer any questions anyone may have about the company.
More than one in five children living in Franklin County (24.6% percent) are considered impoverished. In fact, the number of children living in poverty in Franklin County alone (275,900) could fill the Nationwide Arena more than 3 times.
Feed The Children partner agency the Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio have pre-identified families receiving the boxes. Each family will receive a 25-pound box of food and a 10-pound box of personal care items. The boxes are designed to help a family of four for up to one week.
“We are so thankful to all the employees of Teleperformance for helping to provide food and essentials to children and their families,” said Erin Engelke, spokesperson for Feed The Children. "We hope people see the great work that Teleperformance does year round to help put more trucks on the road and provide assistance for fellow Americans.”
“On behalf of Teleperformance, volunteers and those we help and serve in our communities and around the globe, I wanted to say that we are very grateful to be working with a great charitable partner, such as Feed The Children,” said Nicole Young, spokesperson for Teleperformance’s Citizen of the World Team. “It is through collaborations of foundations, businesses and individuals like Teleperformance that we are able to make a difference not only in our own communities, but around the globe.”
About Feed The Children
Founded in 1979, Feed The Children is one of the largest charities based in the U.S., with the mission of providing hope and resources for those without life’s essentials. Feed The Children is accredited by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance and has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Using an integrated approach to defeat hunger, Feed The Children distributed over $344 million in food, essentials and medicine to over 10 million individuals in the United States, and 23 other countries in fiscal year 2013. For more information, visit www.feedthechildren.org
About Teleperformance Group
Teleperformance, the worldwide leader in outsourced multichannel customer experience management, serves companies around the world with customer care, technical support, customer acquisition and debt collection programs. In 2013, it reported consolidated revenue of €2,433 million ($3,236 million, based on €1 = $1.33).
The Group operates 110,000 computerized workstations, with close to 149,000 employees across around 230 contact centers in 62 countries and serving more than 150 markets. It manages programs in 63 languages and dialects on behalf of major international companies operating in a wide variety of industries.
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