LBP Manufacturing LLC (LBP) recently volunteered at the Greater Chicago Food Depository and served on the bulk repack team for pasta. The team was delegated roles for sorting, weighing, packing and palletizing. In just under 3 hours, a total of 6,696 pounds / 7 pallets of pasta was all packed and ready to be shipped to families in need.
LBP is dedicated serving communities and recently formed new volunteer and wellness groups. “I joined the volunteer committee because I’m grateful for the opportunities bestowed upon me and I want to do whatever I can to help the less fortunate,” said committee member Rythus Dye.
About Chicago’s Food Bank
The Greater Chicago Food Depository is Chicago’s food bank. We provide food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. We do this in partnership with 700 agencies and programs including pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and responses for children, older adults and veterans. This network distributes food where it is needed most throughout Cook County.
Since 1979, the Food Depository has made a daily impact on hunger across Cook County. Last year, the Food Depository distributed nearly 72 million pounds of food, 37% of which was fresh produce. Every day we distribute the equivalent of 164,000 meals.Our impact adds up and we have been recognized as one of the leading charities in Chicago. Learn more about how we make an impact on hunger every day. The Food Depository is a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks.