Trident Seafoods Donates 37,000 lbs of Pollock to Vegas Food Bank During NFI's Marketing Conference
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] January 28, 2015
At the Global Seafood Marketing Conference in Las Vegas, the National Fisheries Institute's Future Leaders Class of 2014 announced that they had raised over $27,000 and 134,000 lbs of seafood for hunger relief.
As in other years the class kicked off the Conference by donating their time to a local food bank, this time the Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas.
SeaShare's Director Jim Harmon took the class members to for a tour of the Three Square's facilities where the class did some volunteer work sorting food. The Class prepared approximately 500 produce bags, packed 6,640 lbs of food, bagged 2,750 lbs of apples and 3,000 lbs of oranges.
Trident Seafoods also donated a truckload of pollock portions to the food bank totaling 37,000 pounds.
Three Square Food Bank serves four counties in southern Nevada or about 315,000 food insecure individuals. Three Square currently provides more than 34 million pounds of food and grocery product – the equivalent of more than 28 million meals – per year to nearly 600 Program Partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada...Full Story »