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Sysco | FreshPoint Support Brad and Kimberly Paisley’s, “The Store”

Sysco Nashville and FreshPoint Nashville Announce Support of Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s The Store to Help Feed Those in Need NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Last week, Sysco and FreshPoint leaders attended a groundbreaking ceremony for Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s non-profit organization, The Store. The Store will operate as a free-referral based grocery store, allowing people...

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FreshPoint Employee Donations Making a Difference this Holiday Season

“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. I feel it is very important to be involved in these causes...

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Maria: Recognized for her distinguished community support

I’m privileged and delighted to share with everyone that recently our Operations Manager for FreshPoint Puerto Rico—Maria Innes—was recognized as an “Outstanding Woman of the Year”. Maria received an award for Distinguished Community Support from Eric Correa, Puerto Rico Senate Elect and President of the Banking, Commerce, and Credit Commission alongside the Woman’s Business, Leaders,...

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2017 Food Industry Partner Award

FreshPoint Charlotte recognized with 2017 Food Industry Partner Award

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina recently recognized FreshPoint Charlotte with a 2017 Food Industry Partner Award at their 2018 Partnership Appreciation Awards Luncheon for their contribution of over 700,000 pounds of produce in 2017. The produce contributed helped to feed children, seniors, families, and pets. “We felt honored to be recognized as a company...

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Honor Flight South Florida: Kelly shares her story

I had the honor to spend the day with Korean War Veteran, and new friend Garrison Arthur Phillips, along with 68 other World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Veterans on the Honor Flight South Florida on April 14. I wanted to be a Guardian on The Honor Flight as a way to honor my...

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Doug has a Military Homecoming “Special Delivery” for Bill

Bill has been a member of our FreshPoint Central Florida Family for 21 years, and is a dedicated member of our transportation team. His son, Doug, hadn’t seen his dad in five years, and he asked for our help surprising him with a military homecoming. The management team arranged for a “special delivery” for Bill...

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Employees Help for the Holidays

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 also help for the holidays. “I feel it is very important to be involved...

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Employees walk for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

We are always extremely proud when our associates donate their time and effort for worthy causes. This year, FreshPoint Denver and FreshPoint Nashville both donated to the American Cancer Society, Making Strides for Breast Cancer.     FreshPoint Denver associates joined together to raise $1,242.00 to donate towards the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K...

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FreshPoint Raleigh Commits to Reducing Food Waste within the Community

MORRISVILLE, N.C. – FreshPoint Raleigh recently partnered with Wake Tech Community College and the South Wilmington Men’s Shelter to start a culinary skills course within the community. This three-week program paired 10 men at the shelter with a professional chef to learn about knife skills, food prep, basic cooking techniques and recipe development. As part of...

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A Remarkable Tomato Partnership

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee recognizes Sysco and FreshPoint as a Harvester of Hope Vision Partner.  The partnership between Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and Sysco/FreshPoint goes back almost 26 years with consistent gifts of food and funds that have impacted thousands of food insecure individuals in Middle and West Tennessee....

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A Fresh Season of Generosity…

 

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.

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Eli Home Christmas Tree Donation

FreshPoint Southern California is getting ready for the holidays by partnering with the Hilton Anaheim to fund-raise for The Eli Home for Abused Children. Eli Home is a California based foundation that focuses “on breaking the cycle of child abuse and family violence.” The organization “strengthens victims of child abuse and neglect, and prepares them to...

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Fostering Relationships with Children in Los Angeles Country…

Approximately, 28,000 children are currently in foster care in Los Angeles County. At the age of 18, these children are “aged out” of the system, and are no longer allowed to live in their foster homes. Children aging out of foster care have a very difficult time, and face severe challenges in education, health, and...

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Back to School Drive

 

FreshPoint South Florida Donates School Supplies to Local Organization- Women In Distress

FreshPoint South Florida associates came together to help out. The children from this facility are affected by domestic violence, and Women In Distress is a safe haven for them and their families.

 

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Culinary Clash!

  This week FreshPoint So Cal competed in the Culinary Clash: Battle Los Angeles supporting CRAEF, the California Restaurant Association Education Foundation. CRAEF supports students pursuing a career in the foodservice industry through educational programs and scholarships. The competition consisted of two FreshPoint Employees, Teodoro Protano, District Sales Manager; Bella Marvelli, Marketing Associate; and culinary...

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