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5 Reasons To Care About IFT Cares

IFT Cares volunteers packing and sorting.This summer during the week that the Annual Meeting & Food Expo takes place in New Orleans, several dozen IFT members will donate their time and energy to help fight hunger as part of the annual IFT Cares initiative.

It’s a hands-on project. On Saturday morning, June 11, volunteers will travel to the Plaquemines Parish outside the city to help distribute food delivered by a mobile pantry. On Wednesday, June 15, volunteers will be busy packing boxes of food at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, a member of the Feeding America network.

2011 marks the fourth year that IFT has teamed with Feeding America and a local food bank for this volunteer service program. What makes this program so meaningful? Keep Reading