Mariner Finance: Feeding America Eastern WI

Mariner Finance donated $1,500 to Feeding America Eastern WI on October 9th, 2019.

Feeding America Eastern WI has a network of about 600 member organizations and provides food to nearly 400,000 people in 36 counties, including 124,000 children and 41,000 seniors. Improving access to healthy and nutritious food for those facing hunger remains the foundation of thier work.

Pictured left: Blake Schabowski (BM) in Greendale, WI

Pictured left: Blake Schabowski (BM) in Greendale, WI

Mariner Finance: Feeding the Valley

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to Feeding the Valley on October 9th, 2019.

Feeding the Valley collaborates with more than 275 partner agencies (churches, non-profit organizations, emergency food pantries, after school programs, youth programs, senior centers, homeless shelters and others) that shop in their warehouse and then distribute to families in need and considered “food insecure” within their neighborhoods and communities.

Left: Judy Davis (BM)

Left: Judy Davis (BM)

Mariner Finance: Central Illinois Foodbank

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the Central Illinois Foodbank on October 3rd, 2019.

Since Central Illinois Foodbank first opened its doors, its mission remains essential: to provide food, and develop awareness of and creative solutions for food insecurity. In FY18, their volunteer hours nearly tripled to over 12,000 volunteer hours logged.

Pictured: Janice Williams (BM for 7403) and Brittany Geist (AVP District 365)

Pictured: Janice Williams (BM for 7403) and Brittany Geist (AVP District 365)

Mariner Finance: Food Bank of Central New York

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the Food Bank of Central New York on October 3rd, 2019.

Food Bank of Central New York serves as the main food distribution hub for hundreds of partner agencies that comprise the emergency food network in our eleven county service region across central and northern New York. The Food Bank provides more than 14 million pounds of food – the equivalent of 12.1 million meals – to hungry families, children, and elderly every year.

Pictured: Chris Schultze (BM- Syracuse branch) and Eric Foss (AVP- District 100)

Pictured: Chris Schultze (BM- Syracuse branch) and Eric Foss (AVP- District 100)

Mariner Finance - Fulfill Monmouth & Ocean Food Bank

Mariner Finance donated $1,500 to Fulfill Monmouth & Ocean Food Bank on October 3rd, 2019.

Fulfill’s mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth & Ocean Counties and to make sure that all people at all times have access to enough nutritious food to maintain an active and healthy life. Fulfill works closely with over 300 food pantries and soup kitchens.

Pictured:  Ashley Watson, (C) BM of Brick, NJ branch

Pictured: Ashley Watson, (C) BM of Brick, NJ branch

Mariner Finance: West Ohio Food Bank

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the West Ohio Food Bank on October 2nd, 2019.

West Ohio Food Bank is addressing hunger by increasing awareness and educating the public about hunger; connecting clients with federal benefits; collaborating with charitable partners at the local level to increase client stability; and, advocating for federal and state programs and policies that support low-income individuals.

Pictured L to R:  Bryan Honaker, BM Lima, OH branch, Linda Hamilton, CEO West Ohio Food Bank, and Rod Coffey, AVP

Pictured L to R: Bryan Honaker, BM Lima, OH branch, Linda Hamilton, CEO West Ohio Food Bank, and Rod Coffey, AVP

Mariner Finance: Food Bank of DE

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the Food Bank of DE on October 2nd, 2019.

Food Bank of DE’s mission is to provide nutritious foods to Delawareans in need and facilitate long-term solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty through community education and advocacy. They are the only facility in Delaware with the equipment, warehouse and staff to collect donations from all sectors of the food industry and safely and efficiently redistribute them to those who need it most.

Pictured: Darnell Garland (R), BM of Bear, DE branch

Pictured: Darnell Garland (R), BM of Bear, DE branch

Mariner Finance: Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank on October 2nd, 2019.

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s mission is to feed the hungry in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes by providing food and educational outreach through faith-based and other community partners. With community support, they have served the hungry in their 11 parish service area for more than 30 years.

Pictured: James Hartranft, AVP and Kellie Tunnard, BM (center)

Pictured: James Hartranft, AVP and Kellie Tunnard, BM (center)

Mariner Finance: Second Harvest Food Bank of NW NC

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW NC on October 2nd, 2019.

Every day, Second Harvest Food Bank of NW NC moves 37 tons of food through their warehouses and out to their network of 460+ partner programs, many of which rely on them for the majority of the food they provide. Together, with people like you, they work to make sure that any resident who needs help to feed themselves or their family can access the healthy food they need to live healthy, productive lives.

Pictured L to R - Bryan Honaker, BM Lima, OH branch, Linda Hamilton, CEO West Ohio Food Bank, and Rod Coffey, AVP

Pictured L to R - Bryan Honaker, BM Lima, OH branch, Linda Hamilton, CEO West Ohio Food Bank, and Rod Coffey, AVP

Mariner Finance: Cumberland County Animal Shelter

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the Cumberland County Animal Shelter on July 30th, 2019.

The mission of the Cumberland County Animal Control Department is to protect their citizens by active enforcement of state and local laws, provide for the humane sheltering and outcome of stray and unwanted animals, and promote responsible pet ownership. The primary objective of Animal Control employees is to provide excellent service to the citizens, while dedicating themselves to improving the welfare of animals and humans.

Pictured: Alyssa Pederson

Pictured: Alyssa Pederson

Mariner Finance: Trinity Cafe

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to Trinity Cafe on July 23rd, 2019.

The mission of Trinity Cafe is to restore a sense of dignity to the homeless and hungry by serving a nutritious meal. They have served a million meals and counting.

Pictured right to left: AVP Sean McCullough, Trinity Cafe Manager Mandy, Tampa West BM Jhonny Vidal, Tampa East BM Maria Peralta Heredia, VP Sal Scaffidi.

Pictured right to left: AVP Sean McCullough, Trinity Cafe Manager Mandy, Tampa West BM Jhonny Vidal, Tampa East BM Maria Peralta Heredia, VP Sal Scaffidi.

Mariner Finance: Mid-Ohio Food Bank

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to Mid-Ohio Food Bank on July 16th, 2019.

Mid-Ohio Food Bank distributed just 205,200 pounds of food in their first year and now handles more than 66 million pounds annually. Through their 680 agency partnerships, they provide more than 140,000 meals every day to hungry people across central and eastern Ohio.

Pictured: Heather Himmelspach (L) ABM in Reynoldsburg, OH and Joseph Askins (R) DM,

Pictured: Heather Himmelspach (L) ABM in Reynoldsburg, OH and Joseph Askins (R) DM,

Mariner Finance: Moveable Feast

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to Moveable Feast on July 12th, 2019.

The mission of Moveable Feast is to foster a community that cares for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses by preparing and delivering nutritious meals and groceries and providing nutritional counseling and other services.

Pictured: Michelle Alkire (second from the right)

Pictured: Michelle Alkire (second from the right)

Mariner Finance: Boys & Girls Clubs of North Carolina

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Carolina on July 12th.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Carolina mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. We envision a future in which the Boys & Girls Club Movement is a catalyst for an age in which success is within reach of every child, and whole generations of children are inspired to a level of civic engagement not seen since the founding of our nation.

Pictured L to R: Michelle Miller, AVP, Tiffany Blackwell, NLE, Kristine Serfozo, VP and Victoria Bridges, AVP

Pictured L to R: Michelle Miller, AVP, Tiffany Blackwell, NLE, Kristine Serfozo, VP and Victoria Bridges, AVP

Mariner Finance: Utah Food Bank

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to Utah Food Bank on June 5, 2019.

For over 115 years, Utah Food Bank has stayed true to their objective of serving those in need throughout our state. They work tirelessly with community partners and volunteers to continue making an impact and fulfilling their mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide.

Pictured: Left - Brett Hilton, AR and right - Jonathan Beh, BM

Pictured: Left - Brett Hilton, AR and right - Jonathan Beh, BM

Mariner Finance: Feeding South Florida

Mariner Finance donated $1,500.00 to Feeding South Florida on June 4th, 2019.

Feeding South Florida is the largest, most efficient food bank serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. More than 98% of all donations are put back into the community.

Through innovative direct-service programs and a network of nonprofit partner agencies, Feeding South Florida distributes more than 50 million pounds (42 million meals) of food annually to over 700,000 individuals – 240,190 of whom are children and 110,000 are older adults.

Pictured left to right: John McIntosh, AVP Southeast District 933, Sibyl Brown, Feeding South Florida employee, Marie Thompson, BM Lauderdale Lakes, Sal Scaffidi, VP Region 7

Pictured left to right: John McIntosh, AVP Southeast District 933, Sibyl Brown, Feeding South Florida employee, Marie Thompson, BM Lauderdale Lakes, Sal Scaffidi, VP Region 7

Mariner Finance: Food Bank for Central & NE Missouri

Mariner Finance donated $3,000.00 to Food Bank for Central & NE Missouri on June 4th, 2019.

The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri is a regional disaster and hunger relief network that acquires and distributes millions of pounds of food annually to partner agencies across a 32-county area.

A member of Feeding America, The Food Bank is able to work with manufacturers, wholesalers, processors, growers, retailers and restaurants to secure donations and food at reduced costs. Because of these partnerships, they were able to turn every dollar into $21 worth of groceries. 

Pictured left to right: Bret Baker (7507 BM), Beth Ellsion (CMFB), Sharon Keppler (9346 AM), and Ryan Collins (District 953 AVP)

Pictured left to right: Bret Baker (7507 BM), Beth Ellsion (CMFB), Sharon Keppler (9346 AM), and Ryan Collins (District 953 AVP)