Halls & Company Raises Funds for Food Shelves
Halls & Company, the Brooklyn Park, Minnesota-based manufacture of ID Line, got into the holiday spirit this season by raising a total of $2,912 for local Minneapolis food shelves. While the company donated to three different food shelves, the majority of the donations went to the North-Suburban Emergency Assistance Response (NEAR) in Crystal, Minn.
A nonprofit volunteer organization, NEAR responds to the emergency needs of people in the Crystal, Minn., community. Through a cooperative effort of 12 area churches, volunteers provide emergency food relief to residents of northern Robbinsdale, Crystal and New Hope, Minn.
“We feel it is important to give back to our local community,” said Janet Adams, president and CEO of Halls & Company. “Through our donations to these local food shelves, we’re able to make a meaningful impact on the lives of the people in our community.”
“What a wonderful group of people,” said Jan Monroe from the NEAR food shelf. “For several years now, Halls & Company has donated money to the NEAR food shelf to be used for our holiday expenses. Donations this year totaled $2,512. This is a lot of money, and we certainly needed it. When you give us over $2,500, that is over one-third of the cost, and this helps us more than you will ever realize.”
The NEAR food shelf purchased 110 cases of turkey breasts for Thanksgiving and Christmas boxes. In total, it provided Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners to more than 1,100 families in the local community.