Jonesboro, Ga. (October 23, 2015) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a grant to Rhonda Miller, CEO of United Food Force, Inc. and Vance McCutcheon, Vice President/CFO of United Food Force, Inc. on October 14, 2015. The $2,500 grant will used by United Food Force to purchase a new forklift. According to Mr. McCutcheon, they currently have only one forklift, which is aging, and the addition of a second forklift will significantly improve their ability to serve the community.
United Food Force, Inc. is a non-profit, hunger relief organization located in McDonough. Its mission is to fight hunger through united forces and partnerships. United Food Force was formed in 2012 to aid underprivileged families and combat hunger in local communities. Its passion is to provide nutritional food products and other resources that will nurture, sustain and enhance the quality of life for all recipients.
They are currently serving more than 300 non-profit organizations weekly by providing food products and other household goods for their community outreach programs, shelters and food pantries. The United Food Force staff estimates they are able to reach 40,000 individuals per month and that approximately one million pounds of food and other household products are moved through its 14,000 square foot warehouse each month.
For more information on how to apply for a grant with Heritage Community Foundation, make a donation or volunteer, please visit www.heritagecommunityfoundation.org. You may also contact Rocky Davis, Executive Director, at 770-478-8881.
Heritage Community Foundation (HCF) is a 501c3 organization which provides funding to local nonprofit organizations in Clayton, Henry and Fayette counties. HCF is designed to support Heritage Bank’s first mission, “Committed to those we serve.” The bank absorbs all of the operating costs of the foundation, so 100% of the funds raised go directly to meet community needs.
Heritage Bank, a state chartered commercial bank, has been serving metro Atlanta’s Southern Crescent since 1955. The independent community bank has six full-service offices, features a well-rounded offering of commercial and consumer products, and is an active, involved member of the community it serves. The company’s stock is traded under the symbol “CCFH”.
Front row left to right: Vance McCutcheon- Vice President/CFO, Sheri Dockweiler, Jenny Smith, Rhonda Miller – President/CEO, Brenda Simms – Director of Operations, Stacy Hammons, Luann Daniels
Back row left to right: Brandon Bird – Warehouse Manager, Rocky Davis, Pamela Cisneros