Interstate Batteries Gives Back With Volunteer Month
Interstate Batteries team members gave back in major ways this month with several volunteer projects in the Dallas area. The efforts were part of Interstate’s annual Volunteer Month, which is organized by the Chaplain’s Department.
North Texas Food Bank
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Team Members brought some serious muscle to the North Texas Food Bank.
Dozens of team members dedicated half their day to sort and package food. Altogether, they sorted 71,281 pounds of food into 64 pallets. That’s enough for 59,400 meals for North Texans!
Here’s the rundown:
|Sorted: 24,000 pounds|
|Boxes/Pallets created: 20|
|Providing 20,000 meals|
|Sorted: 5,281 pounds|
|Boxes/Pallets created: 9|
|Providing: 4,400 meals|
|Sorted: 42,000 pounds|
|Boxes/Pallets created: 35|
|Providing 35,000 meals|
Way to go, team! Next month, Interstate will help further with a food drive at the home office.
From last year: Interstate Batteries Fights Hunger with North Texas Food Bank
Shoes for Orphan Souls
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, almost 40 Interstate Batteries team members volunteered at Buckner International for the Shoes for Orphan Souls program.
Shoes for Orphan Souls provides shoes, medical supplies and other items to orphanages around the world. Last year alone, 170,000 pairs of shoes came through the program.
Watch a recap of the activity here:
Letters for First Responders
Interstate kicked off Volunteer Month on Wednesday, Oct. 9, as team members wrote letters of thanks to first responders.
A Dallas police officer and firefighter came to explain the work they do and describe how these letters affect those who serve their communities.
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