FedEx Team Indy sorts food for Gleaners Food Bank
The Indianapolis market Annual FedEx Cares event had 110 volunteers, representing team members from all of the FedEx Operating companies in the Indianapolis market. Volunteers sorted and packed food for two of the programs at Gleaners Food Bank. Backsacks for kids includes shelf-stable food that does not need refrigeration, and has enough food for 5 small meals and a snack for the weekend. 2,610 Backsacks of food were filled for the kids in the community. The Community Cupboard is designed to give Central Indiana hungry neighbors the feel of shopping in a grocery store. Gleaners’ Community Cupboard is open to all in need of hunger relief assistance. In 2 hours, volunteers sorted 8315 tons of food - enough to feed 6,930 people, and 5607 tons of non- food items! What a GREAT way to help the community where we work and live!