Virtual Food Drive Provides More than 23,400 Thanksgiving Meals

By December 15, 2016News & Community

st-marys-packingIt is often said that giving is more satisfying than receiving. Last month, Rowland Carmichael Advisors, joined by some of our clients, experienced the truth of this statement.

We set out to raise money for St. Mary’s Food Bank and then spent an afternoon packing food boxes in St. Mary’s Food Bank warehouse. Not only was it a joy to spend time serving together, but it was an even greater gift to know that we had the opportunity to provide struggling families with food for the week – a blessing that we so often take for granted.

We are thrilled to report that $845 was given to St. Mary’s Food Bank through the Rowland Carmichael Advisors sponsored Virtual Food Drive. Rowland Carmichael donated $2,500 more, which brought the total to $3,345, or 23,415 meals.

In the three days leading up to Thanksgiving, St. Mary’s Food Bank staff and volunteers distributed turkeys and other food items to 12,661 families.

We are so thankful for the generosity of time and money by those who donated to St. Mary’s Food Bank last month, and we hope that you enjoyed it as much as we did.

Rowland Carmichael Advisors plans to volunteer again in the spring, and we invite you to join us! – Lacee Floyd