IICF Southeast 12 Months of Giving Fill the Truck Campaign

IICF Southeast 12 Months of Giving Fill the Truck Campaign

About This Campaign

Why:

  • As a result of the pandemic, more than 50 million people experienced food insecurity in 2020
  • Highest levels in rise of hunger is amongst families with young children
  • 28% of households with children have experienced food insecurity over the last year- more than 14 million children affected

 

Call to Action:

  • IICF Champions in participating cities will coordinate and setup truck(s) in designated areas/office parking lots during their assigned food drive month
  • Champions and industry leaders will encourage their industry peers and community to “fill the truck” by dropping off in-kind items or making a donation online to support the effort
  • Each city will be assigned a month to organize and host their food drive

 

Competition

Top three “winning” cities that provide the most food/donations will receive an additional monetary donation to their nonprofit organization partners championing hunger


Participating Cities

Atlanta • Austin • Baton Rouge/New Orleans • Charlotte • Dallas/Fort Worth • Houston • Oklahoma City • Orlando/Tampa • Miami • Nashville • San Antonio • West Texas

 

Donations will be accepted throughout the entire year. When making your monetary donation, through our website, please select which city you’d like your funds to benefit during the check-out process.

Schedule

February: Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Completed on February 26th
  • Donated 2,527 pounds of food to Minnie's Food Pantry
  • Total Dollars Raised: $4,735

March: Houston

  • Completed on March 26th
  • Donated 3,804 pounds of food to the Christian Community Service Center
  • Total Dollars Raised: $1,889

April: Atlanta

  • Completed on April 22nd
  • Donated 8,433 pounds of food to the Atlanta Community Food Bank


May: Austin

  • hosting food drive on May 21st from 11-1pm 
  • benefitting the Central Texas Food Bank
  • Drop Off Locations:
    • Watkins Insurance: 3834 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78759
    • ICT: 2801 South I-H 35, Austin, 78741
    • Texas Mutual Insurance: 2200 Aldrich St, Austin, TX 78723

June: San Antonio

July: Charlotte

August: West Texas

September: Baton Rouge/New Orleans

October: Nashville

November: Orlando/Tampa

December: Oklahoma City

January: Miami


Join us as we continue to bring together the collective strengths of the insurance industry and make an impact in our local communities!

For more information on the IICF Southeast 12 Months of Giving, please contact Sarah Conway at sconway@iicf.com

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