Bytes For Bites Campaign Raises Over $32,000 for the Atlanta Community Food Bank
Atlanta’s Tech Community Teams Up To Provide 131,128 Meals
ATLANTA, GA – (August 10, 2018) The Georgia Food Bank Association and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) recently completed its 3rd Annual Bytes for Bites food and fund drive competition. 30 companies representing more than 2,000 members of the technology industry raised nearly $70,000 to provide more than 281,000 meals for Georgia’s food banks during the June competition.
18 teams participated on behalf of the Atlanta Community Food Bank and its 29 county service area. Local competitors raised $32,193 for the organization, enabling the Food Bank to distribute 131,128 meals to the working families, seniors and children it serves.
One in five children in Georgia are food insecure, meaning they may not know where their next meal is coming from each day. When these same children are home during the summer months without free and reduced school breakfast and lunch, their families often struggle to put enough food on the table. Bytes for Bites is timed to help the Food Banks meet this increased demand for food assistance during the
Local grand prize winners include PrimeRevenue and Softgiving for their efforts to collect food and funds for those in Metro Atlanta & North Georgia . Additional local companies who participated were: CirrusLabs, CONA Services, Applied Resource Group, QGenda, Relus Cloud, Tin Roof Software, Daugherty Business Solutions, Merchant e-Solutions, EDSA (SunTrust), NCR (TechKnow Bar), Service Titan, The Judge Group, BlueFletch, ASAP Solutions Group, and KMS Technology.
For more information about the Food Bank and its role in Bytes for Bites, visit acfb.org