FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Employees at Three Rivers Ambulance Authority made a special donation to the Community Harvest Food Bank Thursday.
TRAA’s operations division donated 1,300 pounds of nonperishable food items to the food bank. This is just one of the organizations TRAA supports each year.
The food bank serves more than 21, 000 people each week in nine northeast Indiana counties. Community Harvest Food Bank President Carmen Griffith said its simple donations like these that are huge to the organization.
“To get these kinds of donations is crucial to us…it’s just people helping feed our neighbors in need,” Griffith said.
“I’m really proud of the entire team coming together to do this for the community everyday these folks give of their time to make sure this community stays safe,” TRAA’s Chief Operating Officer Rob Smith said. “And to be able to do a community project such as this really says a lot about the people who are out there every day, protecting you.”
TRAA’s 130 employees respond to about 40,000 calls each year.
The food bank is located at 1010 N. Coliseum Boulevard in Fort Wayne. It’s open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.