CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 22, 2010) – By splitting its staff into movie-themed teams, DeMayo Law Offices, L.L.P. collected more than 3,700 pounds of food during its annual participation in the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina food drive.
DeMayo’s staff competed against each other to see who could donate the most food. After the final count was tallied, the firm gathered more than 20 barrels of food weighing in at 3,706 pounds – a total of 5,458 food items. At the beginning of the competition, DeMayo agreed to match his employees’ total food contribution and donated an additional $5,500 to the food bank.
The winning team, which collected 1,382 food items, included Luis Anguiano, investigator; Steve Brock, supervisor investigator/negotiators; Jim Cox, senior negotiator; Eileen Cole, negotiator; Kaytie Calabro, direct mail assistant; Adriana McGhee, intake supervisor; Rosie Romero, intake specialist; Travis Dunn, intake specialist and Marcos Herrera, intake specialist/investigator.
With the firm’s donations, the food bank will be able to feed 617 meals for a family of four or 2,470 individual meals. The firm collected canned fruits and vegetables, as well as high protein foods including tuna, chicken and canned beef stew.
“Being a part of this annual food drive is one of our favorite community service projects. It’s our way to help alleviate the hunger that many people in our community experience on a daily basis, especially during the holidays,” said Attorney Michael A. DeMayo.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina serves 19 counties in North and South Carolina. Last year, the food bank distributed more than 20 million pounds of food and essential grocery items to 600 non-profit agencies and churches serving the needy as well as to food banks in other areas.
DeMayo Law Offices, L.L.P. have offices in Charlotte, Hickory, and Monroe and practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, nursing home negligence and social security disability.
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