NorthStar Moving & Move for Hunger Join Forces To Reduce Food Waste at LA Marathon

For the Second Year, NorthStar Moving Rescues Unused Food from Los Angeles Marathon

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Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NorthStar Moving® Company, the leading eco-luxury mover in California, partnered with Move for Hunger to ensure food and water at the 2018 Los Angeles Marathon was not wasted. NorthStar Moving gathered 7,502 pounds of leftover food from the marathon and delivered them to a local food bank to help feed hungry neighbors in the greater Los Angeles community.

 
"The team at NorthStar Moving continues to amaze us," said Adam Lowy, Executive Director of Move For Hunger. "Their dedication to helping people in the communities they serve is inspiring. We are grateful for their continued support of our mission to reduce food waste and fight hunger." 

On March 18th the 2018 Los Angeles Marathon gathered over 24,000 runners from all 50 states and more than 63 countries. “The Los Angeles Marathon not only brings together athletes from all over the world, it also brings together our local community,” said NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm. “For a second year, it gives us great pleasure to be involved, rescuing unused bananas, bagels, protein bars, snacks, drinks and water from the LA Marathon, delivering them to the Valley Food Bank. The healthy snacks and beverages will be put to good use, serving those in need. We are honored to be a part of the effort to reduce waste at the LA Marathon and continue the race to end hunger.”

NorthStar Moving has been working with Move for Hunger since 2010. Through food drives, events and other efforts NorthStar Moving has collected over 47,457 pounds of food, enough for 39,548 meals for those in their community.

About NorthStar Moving

Founded in 1994, Los Angeles-based NorthStar Moving® Company has redefined the moving industry as the first to offer eco-luxury moving services, elevating basic moving and storage services to a new unparalleled level of customer service, customized care and environmental consciousness. Honored with more awards for service than any other moving company: “A+” rated by the Better Business Bureau, voted Citysearch “Best Mover,” earned the most five star ratings on Trustlink and Yelp, and recipient of dozens of awards for corporate culture, green practices, community outreach, and growth including eight “Best Places to Work” awards and ranked on the Inc. 5,000 list for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for seven consecutive years. The company's local, long distance and international moving, storage services, and eco-luxury packages have been featured in leading magazines including The Robb Report Collection and on multiple home and design television shows. NorthStar Moving has proven the state-of-the-art way to move is with its red carpet service, recommended by Coldwell Banker Concierge, The Franklin Report, MovingInsurance.com and an impressive list of celebrity clientele. NorthStar Moving’s mission is to exceed their clients’ expectations with graceful customer care and to move service back into what should have always been the ultimate service industry: the moving industry. For more information, please visit www.NorthStarMoving.com and www.northstarfranchising.com or call (818) 727-0194.

 

About Move for Hunger

Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. In addition to collecting food from people who are moving to new homes, Move For Hunger helps companies and individuals across the United States and Canada organize successful food drives. To date, they have collected more than 10 million pounds of food. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

 

 

 

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