Skyline Technology Solutions Volunteers Featured in the Maryland Food Bank Fall 2013 Newsletter
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: the Maryland Food Bank would not exist without the support of tens of thousands of volunteers. Many of these helping hands come from our corporate partners—businesses who see volunteering at the food bank as an opportunity to strengthen their community. And simultaneously inspire teamwork within their organization.
One of our best and brightest corporate partners is Skyline Technology Solutions formerly known as Skyline Network Engineering, a local firm that has sent 15-20 associates to work in our warehouse once a month, every month, for the past two years.
It all started when owner Janice Holsonbake walked into the food bank one day interested in learning about volunteering. Our volunteer program manager, Jil Kusner, went over a few details of the program with Janice, and then took her on a tour of the warehouse. It was this tour of our 100,000+-square-foot facility that showed Janice just how crucial volunteers are to the food bank.
Janice immediately committed Skyline Technology Solutions to a three-hour volunteer shift, but was unsure how well recruitment would go. Fortunately, word spread quickly after their first session and more and more people began signing up. Two years later, Skyline staff come on a monthly basis and have sorted and packed more than 31,000 pounds of food hungry Marylanders! That’s what we call teamwork!
*This story was featured in the Fall 2013 Maryland Food Bank Newsletter
Maryland Food Bank need your help! Grab some friends, colleagues, neighbors or family members and help us sort food or pack meals to feed hungry Marylanders. They have openings Monday – Friday in 3-hour shifts. Groups of 10 – 25 are preferred. Contact Jill Kusner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-737-8282 to learn more.