Faith Technologies Raises Nearly $6,000 for Second Harvest Foodbank
Faith Technologies’ Jerry Ahrenholz Memorial Golf Outing donations provide 40,000 meals for Second Harvest Foodbank
Madison, Wis. (June 29, 2010) – Faith Technologies, a full-service electrical and specialty systems contractor, has raised nearly $6,000 this year for the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. The seventh annual Jerry Ahrenholz Memorial Golf Outing was held at The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove, Wis., on Tuesday, May 18. More than $36,000, the equivalent of 254,625 meals, has been raised for Second Harvest of Southern Wisconsin over the seven year period.
Proceeds from the golf outing will cover expenses to provide more than 40,000 meals to southern Wisconsin residents, the largest donation in six months.
“We are committed to helping Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin achieve their goal of ending hunger in southwestern Wisconsin”, said Heath Luedtke, Faith Technologies’ Vice President – Madison.
Faith Technologies hosted more than 100 golfers from a cross-section of customers, suppliers and employees. Also in attendance were Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin employees who acted as volunteers throughout the day to help ensure the event’s success.
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About Second Harvest
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, a private, nonprofit organization, distributes food to more than 400 charitable programs that feed the hungry in 16 southwestern Wisconsin counties. Through food and fund donations from corporations, organizations, businesses, foundations and individuals, the Foodbank is able to distribute food to charitable shelters, food pantries and meal sites. Its mission is to feed the hungry in southwestern Wisconsin by acquiring food and related products and distributing them to nonprofit organizations; to provide these programs with appropriate assistance; to act as a resource for information related to fighting hunger; and to develop partnerships with others who work on hunger issues.