DRAPER, UTAH - Dec. 19, 2012 - One Utah-based company, who typically helps people prepare for disasters, is turning their efforts to fighting another type of disaster this holiday season - hunger.
The Ready Store, one of the world’s leading food storage and emergency preparedness companies, has helped millions of people prepare for disasters. However, this Christmas season, they will be helping children battle hunger along with the Stop Hunger Now Organization through The Ready Store’s Can-for-Can™ program.
For every can of food customers purchase at ReadyStore.com from now until Christmas, The Ready Store will donate a can of food to Stop Hunger Now who will use that food in meals given to children worldwide.
“You can make a difference! Can-for-can,” said Jeff Davis, Founder of The Ready Store. “We don’t want anyone to go to bed hungry, especially during Christmas. We’re excited to team up with Stop Hunger now who does so much to eradicate hunger across the globe and fight this problem.”
According to Stop Hunger Now, one in seven people in developing countries suffer from hunger. That translates to 400 million children battling hunger during this Christmas season.
With so many hungry people across the globe, helping can seem a daunting task. But with The Ready Store’s Can-for-Can program, it’s easy to help fight hunger and prepare your family at the same time.
The food donated by The Ready Store will be packaged into meals by volunteers and sent to needy children in places like Honduras, Nigeria, Ghana, the Philippines and many other locations across the globe.
“Our mission is to end hunger in our lifetime,” said Rod Brooks, CEO of Stop Hunger Now. “We can only do that with volunteers and support with donations like this from The Ready Store. We would hope people would look into their hearts and help this holiday season.”
For questions about The Ready Store, please contact Brandon Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org or for questions about Stop Hunger Now, contact Chessney Barrick at email@example.com.
About The Ready Store
The Ready Store is a fully owned subsidiary of Saratoga Trading Company which was established in 2002 and has helped more than 3 million Americans with their food storage and emergency preparedness needs. They are currently one of the leading national providers of high-quality food storage items including just-add-water meals, freeze-dried fruits, vegetables, beans, grains and more. To learn more about The Ready Store, please visit our website at www.TheReadyStore.com.
About Stop Hunger Now
Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world. The organization is driven by a vision of a world without hunger and a mission to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and lifesaving aid to the world's most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources.
In its efforts to respond to emergency needs around the world Stop Hunger Now receives and distributes significant donations of in-kind aid. These donations are large quantities of food, medicines, medical supplies and other such items as may be of use in fighting hunger and providing relief in a crisis.