On Friday afternoon, approximately 30 Starbucks partners (employees) volunteered their time, participating in a mobile food distribution to assist Three Square Food Bank, Southern Nevada’s largest hunger relief organization.
Starbucks store managers and regional directors also attended the event. The initiative took place at East Las Vegas Library, located at 2851 E Bonanza Rd Las Vegas, NV 89101.
Starbucks is increasing its commitment to ending hunger, particularly among children and families, by investing in Feeding America food banks and meal programs across the U.S. Recently, the company committed $1.5 million to 17 food banks across the United States, including Three Square Food Bank, as part of its efforts to help alleviate hunger. The company has also donated 20 million meals since 2016 through its U.S. FoodShare program, which provides nourishing, ready-to-eat meals to food banks and feeding programs, and is expanding hunger-related donation programs to additional countries around the world.
“Starbucks is an amazing partner in the fight against hunger in Southern Nevada,” said Brian Burton, CEO of Three Square Food Bank. “Their dedication to giving back to food banks in support of mobile distributions is a reinforcement of their financial commitment. We are truly grateful to each and every team member that volunteered their time to assist the individuals in our community who struggle with hunger.”
To date, Starbucks has invested a total 2,392 volunteer hours to Three Square Food Bank.