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Moving Company Wraps Truck to Raise Awareness About Hunger

May 01, 2015

A-1 Moving & Storage Kicks Off National Moving Month In A Huge Way


May 1, 2015
 

Media Contacts:
Lauren Falls, Atlas Van Lines
800.638.9797, ext. 2213 or laufall@atlasworldgroup.com 

Adam Lowy, Move For Hunger
732.774.0521 or adam@moveforhunger.org

JUPITER, FLA. (May 1, 2015) — The hunger relief nonprofit, Move For Hunger, has announced that they will be teaming up with A-1 Moving & Storage, an agent for Atlas Van Lines, to give their trucks a charitable voice. On May 1, A-1 Moving & Storage wrapped a 16-foot straight truck to encourage the community to donate their food when they move. As a proud partner of Move For Hunger, A-1 Moving & Storage offers to pick up any unopened, non-perishable food items from its customers year round to distribute to local food banks in need. To date, they have delivered over 1,000 lbs of food to local food banks - providing over 800 meals to individuals in need.

There are over 200,000 people in the Palm Beach area struggling with hunger. 30% in need are children. "This new truck symbolizes the importance of this growing issue and serves as a simple call to action to those who'd like to make their moving experience more socially responsible," says Adam Lowy, Executive Director of Move For Hunger.

"I learned about Move For Hunger three years ago and became passionate about closing the gap on hunger in Palm Beach," says Andy Newitt, Director of Business Development at A-1 Moving & Storage. "We joined immediately, and the A-1 team has worked at making food collection from our customers a success. We will continue to support this great organization and our truck wrap is just another way to bring the issue of hunger to the forefront of people's minds."

About Move For Hunger
Move For Hunger is a non-profit, hunger relief organization creating one of the nation's largest year-round service programs by partnering with relocation companies across North America to collect unopened, non-perishable food from those who are relocating and delivering it to local food banks. Move For Hunger is currently working with over 600 relocation companies across 48 states in the U.S. and Canada and had delivered over 3,800,000 meals to food banks in North America. For more information or to learn how you can help support Move For Hunger, visit the Move For Hunger website.

About A-1 Moving & Storage
A-1 Moving & Storage is South Florida's, most experienced Atlas Interstate Agent. Located in Jupiter, Florida, A-1 Moving & Storage is a second generation, family-owned and operated business specializing in residential, long-distance, bio-tech and storage services. They are an award-winning company, recently earning the highest quality award from Atlas Van Lines. A-1 Moving & Storage is a values-driven company who is both a certified ProMover and Florida ProMover and they are leaders with the Florida Movers and Warehousemen's Association. For more information about A-1 Moving & Storage or to request a free, pre-move consultation, please visit the A-1 Moving and Storage website.

About Atlas Van Lines
Atlas Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 700 people throughout North America. Nearly 500 Atlas interstate moving agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocation, household moving services and in the specialized transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, store fixtures and furniture. For more information, visit www.atlasvanlines.com.

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Media Contacts:
Katie ​Gross,
Atlas Van Lines, Inc.
800.638.9797, ext. 2636
katgros@atlasworldgroup.com



 


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