“Did you know FreshPoint supports hundreds of organizations throughout North America? We give MILLIONS of pounds of produce, we participate in hundreds of fundraisers, and we are very active with charities and special causes in our communities during the year and holiday time.
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions!
FreshPoint Central California came together to fund-raise and created
At FreshPoint, our employees are the foundation to our great success. While we offer excellent benefits and competitive wages, we like to let our employees know that we appreciate all of their hard work. Read about how our Central California location showed their employee appreciation with their Family Fun Day event from July 24th.
Food Waste is a hot topic right now—the numbers are in, and they are staggering. The USDA estimates food waste at 30–40% of the food supply. Have you ever thought about all of the peelings or trimmings of fresh produce that go into the trash? Phillip Spencer, Culinary Development Specialist of FreshPoint Atlanta, had some thoughts on the subject after encountering watermelon rinds, and it changed his way of thinking…
So Cal native son Andy Sheaffer is relatively new to farming. For years, he traveled the United States as a contractor specializing in slope stabilization and erosion control. Away from home six months of the year, Sheaffer wanted to spend more time at home with his wife and three children. Born, raised, and educated in Santa Barbara County, he put his feet firmly on home turf in 2008 by purchasing an Avocado and Lemon ranch with a 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean. Soon after purchasing the land, Sheaffer made some big changes.
At FreshPoint, we are honored to give back to our communities. Below is a roundup of the generous contributions our employees and companies made during the 2015 holiday season.
Our employees not only donated toys, food, or money, in some cases, they also made a donation of their time—an equally precious commodity.