MARTINSBURG — The Dot Meals distribution middle, positioned in Williamsport, Maryland, arrived in Martinsburg Wednesday to ship a meals donation to the Berkeley County Congregational Cooperative Motion Undertaking/Loaves & Fishes.
The donation is a part of the corporate’s Neighbor to Neighbor program. Based on Brian Duffield, normal supervisor, donations to the Martinsburg entity, in addition to two further stops in Hagerstown, totaled $15,000. Additionally receiving donations this week have been St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and the Washington County Neighborhood Motion Council.
“Donation recipients can choose their selection of merchandise. They’re given a listing and so they select what works finest for his or her wants,” she stated, sharing that the donations are dry items solely. “It may be soups, cereals, canned greens and issues like that.”
Merchandise have been delivered by Dot workers, who traveled to assist unload the massive truck at every location. The overall weight of products dropped at Martinsburg valued at roughly $5,000 was 2,794 kilos.
Whereas multifaceted, Dot’s charitable work at all times begins at residence, with its 13 distribution facilities throughout the US supporting its native meals pantries all year long and every fall via the Neighbor to Neighbor program, which is launched in 2014. This system’s concentrate on native pantries means help goes on to serving to the communities Dot workers name residence.
Dot Meals sells 125,000 merchandise from 1,020 meals business producers, making it the most important meals business redistributor in North America. By way of Dot Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of Dot Meals, the corporate distributes foodservice, comfort, retail and auto merchandising merchandise to distributors in all 50 states and greater than 55 international locations.
Dot Meals operates 12 US distribution facilities, that are positioned in Bullhead Metropolis, Arizona; Modesto, California; Bear, Delaware; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Sterling, Illinois; College Park, Illinois; town of Cambridge, Indiana; Williamsport, Maryland; Liverpool, New York; Ardmore, Okla.; and Dyersburg, Tenn.
Dot’s 13th US location will open in Manchester, Tennessee, in 2023. Dot Meals’ Canadian operations are positioned in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta. A brand new Dot Meals Canada distribution is at the moment below development in Ingersoll, Ontario. For data, go to DotFoods.com.