Thanks to All who made 2016 Great!

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We are lucky and privileged to have a growing community of those who support what we do – scroll down for some of these terrific organizations!

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We’re looking forward to working with all of these terrific organizations and some new ones in 2017!

2016 is now in the rear view mirror

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Before we look ahead, let’s look behind at some of the 2016 Highlights!

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The Coldest Food Drive

ACTS kicks of 2016 with a

Winter Food Drive

2000+ lbs of Fresh Produce!

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The Biggest Food Drive

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Canada

50,000 lbs

WOW!

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Three-Peat Food Drive!

Curbing Hunger – our long time partner

A record amount of food raised!

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Before

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After

A Hair Raising Food Drive!

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3200 lbs of fresh produce!

And two Mohawks!

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And the Food Drive Contest Winner is…

Cos Cob Crushers with 800+ lbs

Their football league raised 2500+ lbs of healthy food!

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Youngest Food Drive Organizer

Eric Miller, age 13

800 lbs all by himself

WOW!

So 2016 was a great year for Amp – we worked with groups across the US and expanded into Canada to get lots of healthy food to hunger organizations.

Why?

So people facing hunger get the kind of food they really need!

The First Ever Vegan Food Drive

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This is pretty cool.

We’re partnering with a couple of fantastic organizations who are sponsoring the FIRST, EVER, VEGAN FOOD DRIVE!

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These two leading non-profit organizations that advocate for Veganism are sponsoring the drive designed to raise Vegan food to support Chili on Wheels, a NYC based hunger organization that specializes in Vegan Chili, and City Harvest, also based in NYC.  They are seeking groups that support Veganism to join the campaign by sponsoring their own Vegan food drive or to become Ambassadors and help spread the word about this unique, first of its kind online food drive.  Visit www.veganfooddrive.org for more info.

A Vegan diet is a healthy diet.  We keep beating the drum that HUNGER IS A HEALTH ISSUE because it is.  What better way to support  those struggling with hunger than with Vegan food?

The drive just started and runs until World Vegan Day on November 1, 2017.

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Like I said, pretty cool!

 

 

Welcome to 2016, but first a look in the rear view mirror

good bye 2015

We won’t bore you with all of the details, but 2015 was quite a year!

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We were thrilled to be selected for the Food-X program in March!

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The annual Curbing Hunger “Summer Doesn’t Take a Vacation” in June was a great success!

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The Real Food Drive Campaign kicked off in September.  This national campaign ran until year end and groups from around the country raised lots of healthy food!

We closed out the year with terrific media coverage by Civil Eats and the Washington Post and a fast growing community of people supporting our Crowd-Feeding movement!

We’ve lots of great stuff coming up in 2016 – so stay tuned for more!