8th Annual Food Drive Sponsored by Home Properties
Recently Home Properties sponsored our 8th annual food drive at our apartment communities and central office. Our residents and employees donated non-perishable food and hygiene items during this event, which were provided to local food banks to help our neighbors in need. Our food drive is scheduled prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, when the need for food bank donations is particularly high. Also, Home Properties made cash donations to these food banks.
Our food drive raised over 9,400 pounds of food this year, which brought our eight-year total to over 96,000 pounds! The food banks supported by our food drive include Capital Area Food Bank
(Washington, DC-area communities
), Maryland Food Bank
), The Greater Boston Food Bank (Boston-area communities
), Long Island Cares, Inc.
(Long Island apartments
), The Greater Chicago Food Depository
), Community FoodBank of New Jersey
(New Jersey communities
), Second Harvest
(Lehigh Valley apartments
), and Foodlink
(Central Office in Rochester, NY).
Our property teams truly look forward to this annual event and really get into the spirit of things. They creatively decorate their collection areas and encourage residents to make donations.
At Home Properties, we're so proud of our residents and employees who showed that they CAN make a difference in our neighbors’ lives. It’s a great feeling to give back to the communities where we operate. Our deepest gratitude goes out to everyone who participated to help make this another successful food drive!