Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (PressExposure) August 18, 2009 -- The Coastal Carolina Division of Lennar is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the Lowcountry Food Bank. The food drive held at Lennarâs Division office and Lennarâs Welcome Home Center at Emmens Preserve in Myrtle Beach will run through Saturday, August 22nd.
The mission of the Lowcountry Food Bank is to feed the poor and hungry located in 10 South Carolina coastal counties. The agency collects, inspects, maintains and redistributes food products to a grassroots network of 416 member agencies that provide hunger relief services.
âWe are honored to sponsor such a worthy cause,â said Cheryl Vineyard, Coordinator for Lennarâs Coastal Carolina âFrom Our Home To Their Homeâ program. âThere are too many people who are hungry and suffering. We, as a community have an opportunity with this drive to make an impact in the lives of others by providing one of the most important resources, food.â
The Lowcountry Food Bank will accept monetary donations as well as the following items: Protein Products â¢ Canned meat, canned fish, canned soup, peanut butter and beans Breads, Flour and Cereals â¢ Baking mix, dry cereal, oatmeal, rice and pasta Fruits And Vegetables â¢ Canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned juices, spaghetti sauce, jelly and jam Dairy Products â¢ Shelf stable milk, powdered milk and evaporated milk.
The Lowcountry Food Bank will not accept items that have been home canned or jarred, cans without labels and opened products.
âWe encourage everyone to participate in the food drive. The more we contribute the bigger the difference we all can make,â Williams said.
For convenience, food items can be delivered at two Lennar locations: Lennar Division Office- 3901 North Kings Highway, Ste. 22, Myrtle Beach, SC. Located in Village Square Shopping Center. Emmens Preserve- 1562 Tradition Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC. Located on the former Air Force Base off of Farrow Parkway.
For more information about the food drive, contact 843-839-3822.
Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the nationâs leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable first time, move-up and retirement homes in communities that cater to virtually any lifestyle including urban, golf course, active adult and suburban communities. Lennar is committed to quality, value and integrity.
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