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Door to Door Organics hosts food drive for local food banks

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Door to Door Organics, a leading natural and organic online grocer, is proud to announce its fifth annual holiday food drive benefiting Feeding America network food banks and locally run food backs in the communities they serve. In 2012 Door to Door Organics donated more than 300,000 pounds of canned goods and local, natural and organic produce to food banks in Colorado, Michigan, Kansas City, Tri-state and Chicago.

Door to Door Organics makes it simple for its customers to Give Good Food to those in need. Donations of five pre-bundled canned goods based on what food banks need most in the winter can be made with one-click when customizing a regular online grocery order. The canned food donation is offered at 25 percent off the regular price. Customers can also leave canned goods out on their normal delivery day for Door to Door Organics drivers to collect. The easiest and most economical way to give back is through an interactive Facebook application that enables followers to testtheir Good Food knowledge with a series of quick and fun quizzes. For everycorrect answer, Door to Door Organics will donate organic produce to those inneed through its network of food banks throughout the U.S.

“Door to Door Organics’ donations of first-quality organic fruits and vegetables offer struggling families, seniors, the disabled, and the underemployed access to much healthier food choices beyond what most food pantries usually offer,” says Cathy Snyder, director of Rolling Harvest Food Rescue in Lumberville, Pa.

Donations from customers will directly serve the following food banks:

  • Colorado: Food for Thought, Food Bank of the Rockies, Community Food Share, Food Bank for Larimer County, and Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado

“Door to Door Organics’ annual food drive is an effort our entire staff cares deeply about,” says Cambria Vaccaro, vice president of marketing for Door to Door Organics. “I am passionate about making Good Food accessible to as many people as possible, and we take great pride in providing these fantastic food banks with canned goods and produce they can feel good about serving. I urge all of our customers and fans to get involved to make the season brighter and healthier for families in need.”

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