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Foundation provides Virginia Peninsula Food Bank $15K grant to support families facing food insecurity

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Jun 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-08 13:44:34-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - One nonprofit is helping provide 734,000 meals for children and families around the United States, including locally.

GSF Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families, has provided a total of $170,000 in grants to help feed those in need nationally. 19 local foundation committees, including QCD Suffolk, made the grant to local food banks.

This year's total of $170,000 in grants will provide the equivalent of 734,000 meals for children and families around the United States.

QCD Suffolk provided the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank with a grant of $15,000.

“Our local GSFF committees around the U.S. have come together to make a focused impact on food insecurity in the communities where our associates live and work,” said Vanessa Hugon, Programs and Development Manager, GSF Foundation. “From grant-making matches to volunteering with food banks, associates teamed up to help end hunger as part of our Foundation’s core programming.”

This year’s 19 participating GSFF Committees include: GSF Burleson, GSF City of Industry Manufacturing, GSF Irvine, GSF Opelika, KanPak Kansas, KanPak New York, QCD Albuquerque, QCD Charlotte, QCD Fontana, QCD Frisco, QCD Las Vegas, QCD Los Angeles, QCD Miami, QCD Orlando, QCD Portland, QCD San Antonio, QCD Seattle, QCD Suffolk, and QCD Waipahu.