October 28, 2016

Feed the Need initiative raises $18,000 for local food pantries

The Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce raised $18,000 to be split between the areas 13 food pantries. The SLRCC’s “Feed the Need” initiative strives to eliminate hunger in the region. The food pantries can feed a family of four for $1 per day. 

Businesses and individuals donated money to the cause over the course of the year. The two primary sponsors of Feed the Need are Windham Weaponry and Lee’s Family Trailer Sales & Service. 

“Collectively, these two businesses worked with their employees to raise $11,500 towards this year’s efforts!” according to SLRCC’s executive director Aimee Senatore.

Picture 1:  Allen Faraday, Feed the Need co-chair and executive VP of operations at Windham Weaponry stands with his entire Windham Weaponry team with a check for $6,500 – that was collectively raised by employee donations, internal fundraisers, business sponsored raffles and more.

Picture 2: Sheri Huff, Feed the Need co-chair and owner of Lee’s Family Trailer Sales & Service stands with Aimee Senatore, SLRCC Director and some of her crew with a check for $5,000 – that was raised through collection jars at the dealership, sponsorship and more.

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