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VASEY Team Helps at the Zionsville Food Pantry

By |2022-01-19T13:49:33-05:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Community Service|Tags: , , , , , |

Recently, members of the VASEY team helped at the Zionsville Food Pantry Distribution Center (housed by the Zionsville Presbyterian Church at 4775 W. 116th Street) to help unload pallets of food items. Zionsville Presbyterian Church manages and operates the Zionsville Food Pantry – one of the few food pantries available in Boone County. The Zionsville Food Pantry is managed and organized by volunteers, feeding well over a hundred families every week. In addition to food drives and donations, the Zionsville Food Pantry gets much of their food from the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Gleaners supplies items to hunger relief agencies like the Zionsville Food Pantry and schools throughout 21 counties in central and southeastern Indiana. Gleaners estimates that 1 in 7 Hoosiers are hungry [...]

Food Insecurity. What is it? How Can You Help?

By |2021-02-17T11:40:24-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Community Service|Tags: , , , , |

Last month, VASEY volunteered at the Zionsville Food Pantry Distribution Center (housed by the Zionsville Presbyterian Church at 4775 W. 116th Street) to help unload more than 16,000 lb. of food in 48 minutes. While a small feat in and of itself, the focus of this article isn’t about us. It’s about a very real problem that exists right in our own backyard.The average household income in Zionsville is about $175.3K with a median income of $132.5.1 With such high numbers, one might think everyone has more than enough to eat. But that isn’t true. Many of our neighbors suffer from food insecurity. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as a lack of consistent access to enough food to sustain an [...]

VASEY Donates to the Zionsville Food Pantry

By |2021-02-14T09:44:47-05:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Community Service|Tags: , , , , |

VASEY Commercial Facility Solutions values and actively donates their time and energy to the community. On June 11, 2020, a team from VASEY helped their neighbor – Zionsville Presbyterian Church (ZPC) and the Zionsville Food Pantry unload and organize more than 11,000 pounds of food. ZPC manages and operates the Zionsville Food Pantry - one of the few food pantries available in Boone County. The Zionsville Food Pantry is managed and organized by volunteers, feeding more than a hundred families every week. In addition to food drives and donations, the Zionsville Food Pantry gets much of their food from the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Gleaners supplies items to hunger relief agencies like the Zionsville Food Pantry and schools throughout 21 counties in [...]