BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With unemployment remaining high, and another holiday season upon us, HighRoads, the industry leader in health care compliance and benefits management, is putting 6,250 traditional Thanksgiving turkey meals on the table for Boston area families. HighRoads is renewing its support of the Greater Boston Food Bank’s campaign to provide needy families with a good meal this holiday season.
The 12 to 14 pound turkeys donated by HighRoads are enough to feed a family of eight. Greater Boston Food bank has set a goal of 40,000 turkeys and HighRoads is encouraging all individuals and companies to participate in this holiday drive. Donation information can be found at www.gbfb.org/turkeydrive.
“It has been a traumatic year for so many families, with the jobless rate in Boston still high, and the uncertainty of what the next year will bring for businesses. HighRoads has weathered the economic storm and on behalf of our employees, customers and partners we are happy to make a difference this Thanksgiving. Helping the Greater Boston Food Bank is our way of giving thanks,” said HighRoads CEO Michael Byers.
The Greater Boston Food Bank provides hunger relief to as many as 545,000 people annually – a 23% increase over the last seven years. About a third of its clients are children under the age of 18, and about 15% of clients are 65 and older.
About The Greater Boston Food Bank
The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB distributes nearly 41 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to 550 member hunger-relief agencies and more than 30 direct service programs throughout eastern Massachusetts in a dedicated partnership to end hunger in our region. This provides meals for as many as 545,000 people a year. GBFB is a member of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network. For more information, visit us at GBFB.org, become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter (@gr8bosfoodbank), or call us at 617.427.5200.
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