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By teaming up with relocation companies across the country, Move For Hunger is creating one of the nation’s largest year-round service programs. Our movers offer to pick up the unwanted, non-perishable food items from those who are moving and deliver it to their local food banks.

As you may be aware, many people throw out a good deal of “stuff” when they move. Unfortunately, a lot of this “stuff” is food that could be delivered to a family in need rather than thrown away. That’s where we come in.

Move For Hunger helps companies and individuals across the United States and Canada organize successful food drives. To date, they have collected more than 7 million pounds of food.

Move for Hunger is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit.

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Move For Hunger receives 2017 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant, Fifth Year in a Row

Adam Lowy of Move For Hunger

ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) that mobilizes the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger, today announced that it has again been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Council of Residential Specialists and Move For Hunger Announce Collaborative Effort to Help Feed Families In Need Nationwide

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CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) announced today a partnership with Move For Hunger, a non-profit organization that works with real estate agents and moving companies to combat the growing hunger problem across the country.

Thanksgiving Food Drive at Crunch Fitness locations in New York City, San Francisco, Miami, and Los Angeles

Move for Hunger - Holiday Food Drive

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crunch Fitness is partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a mega Thanksgiving food drive from November 1-18, 2016 at locations across the country. Nearly 50 million people, including 1 in 5 children, in the United States face hunger.

Move For Hunger is Recipient of 2016 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant, Fourth Year in a Row

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ASBURY PARK, N.J., March 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger today announced that it has again been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope(R) helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Victory Packaging Recommits to Hunger Relief Efforts, Continues Partnership with Move For Hunger

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HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Packaging and Move For Hunger are proud to announce their continued partnership in 2016, to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization for the past four years, Victory Packaging supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

Montway Auto Transport Joins Forces with Move For Hunger to Help Feed Families in Need Nationwide

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DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montway Auto Transport has partnered with the national non-profit, Move For Hunger to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization, Montway supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

SuiteAmerica Commits to Feed the Hungry

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is thrilled to announce that SuiteAmerica is the first nationwide corporate housing provider to join the only international network of relocation companies dedicated to ending hunger.

Specialty Relocation Services Company Commits to Fight Hunger – J.E. Kelleher Inc. Becomes Partner of Move For Hunger

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BRISTOL, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of J.E. Kelleher Inc. of Bristol, Conn. at the Mission Level. J.E. Kelleher joins other relocation industry leaders in supporting Move For Hunger, the only non-profit organization that works within the relocation industry to end hunger.

Ace World Wide Moving and Storage Partners with Local Organizations to Collect Food for Move For Hunger

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LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ace World Wide Moving and Storage, an agent of one of the nation’s leading movers Atlas Van Lines, is joining The Mob Museum in partnership with Three Square and Downtown 3rd Farmers Market to benefit Move For Hunger, a non-profit that fights hunger across the United States. In coalition with these organizations, Ace World Wide Moving and Storage will be co-sponsoring a local food drive from October 21 to November 10, 2013, at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas.

Move For Hunger Presents the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive: Shore Businesses and Bands Team Up To Fight Hunger

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ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join Move For Hunger this Labor Day Weekend for the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive, Cornhole Tournament and Concert Series on the 2nd Ave. Asbury Park Boardwalk. While hunger may not be on people’s minds during the summer holidays, for the 120,000 people in Monmouth and Ocean County that struggle to find their next meal, hunger takes no vacations.

Move For Hunger and E|Y|E to Host Unique Charity Yoga Event

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NEPTUNE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger and E|Y|E: Electric Yoga Experience are teaming up to host a yoga event of epic proportions on the Jersey Shore. This month, 600 Yogis are coming together to participate in a yoga and meditation session all in the name hunger relief.

Victory Packaging Feeds 33 Regions: Nation’s Largest Packaging Distributor Opens Its Doors for Massive Food Drive

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HOUSTON, Texas, March 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announces that from April 1-15, 2013, Victory Packaging is holding its First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive. As the largest packaging material distributor in North America, Victory has offices in 24 states across the country. For two weeks, these offices will compete to see which can donate the largest amount of non-perishable food items to its local food bank.

Tallahassee Moving Company Recognized by Nationwide Hunger Relief Non-Profit: AMWAT Moving and Storage Honored as Mover of the Year

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee is the recipient of the Mover of the Year Award for 2012.

Atlas Van Lines Becomes Epic Partner of Move For Hunger

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NEPTUNE, N.J., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization that works with the relocation industry, today announces its partnership with Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation’s top moving companies. To celebrate joining Move For Hunger as an Epic Partner, Atlas Headquarters held a local food drive on Feb. 1, which resulted in over 3,000-pounds of food donations to Tri-State Food Bank, located in Evansville, Ind.

Relocation Industry Titan Joins Nationwide Fight Against Hunger

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WOODRIDGE, Ill., Dec. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce that Brookfield Global Relocation Services has officially become a Champion Level partner for 2013. Continuing their socially conscious leadership within the relocation industry, Brookfield Global Relocation Services is demonstrating a commitment to fighting hunger.

Shore Business, Bands and Beach Clubs Team Up to Fight Hunger at Surfside Food Drive

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ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger presents the Fourth Annual Surfside Food Drive and Concert Series to benefit the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. While hunger may not be on people’s minds during the summer holidays, hunger takes no vacations. The summer months can be some of the most difficult for food banks and struggling families as children who receive subsidized lunches are home from school.

First Annual Hamptons End of Summer Food Drive – Hamptons Residents and Businesses Come Together to Feed the Hungry

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 13-year-old Hampton/NYC resident, Grant Andreas, had an idea to collect the leftover food from the summer months to feed the struggling families of Long Island. Thanks to help of Strong’s Marine and Hall Lane Moving and Storage, Move For Hunger is turning Grant’s idea into a reality with the first annual Hamptons End of Summer Food Drive.

National Moving Company Commits to Fight Hunger – Mango Moving Joins Move For Hunger

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce their recent partnership with Mango Moving at the Signature Level. Mango Moving LLC, a Kansas City-based national moving company, has committed to support Move For Hunger’s fight against hunger through a generous financial contribution.

Relocation Industry and Non-Profit Coming Together to Fight Hunger – Victory Packaging Moves for Hunger

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NEPTUNE, N.J., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of Victory Packaging at the Champion Level. While Victory Packaging has been a gracious partner of Move For Hunger since 2010, they are strengthening their relationship for 2012 by increasing their support from Mission to the Champion level.

National Non-Profit Honors Fort Worth Moving Company as Mover of the Year

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FireFighting’s Finest Moving and Delivery of Fort Worth, TX has been recognized as Move For Hunger’s Mover of the Year for 2011 out of 250 moving companies in 39 different states. The Mover of the Year award is presented to the moving company that best exemplifies the philanthropic spirit of Move For Hunger.

Non-Profit Nominated for $1 Million Grant for American Giving Awards

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NEPTUNE, N.J., Nov. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a non-profit that works with moving companies to collect food for local food banks, is nominated as one of just five finalists for the American Giving Awards presented by Chase, putting the charity in the running for a $1,000,000 grant. The American Giving Awards allows fans of Chase to choose which organizations receive funding through the Chase Community Giving platform on Facebook.