Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation donates $18,000 to Feeding Indiana’s Hungry
Feeding Indiana’s Hungry received $18,000 from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation to address food insecurity in Indiana. The donation is part of Enterprise’s Fill Your Tank program, which launched in October 2016 to mark Enterprise’s 60th anniversary by providing $60 million to fight hunger globally.
Now in its fourth year, the Fill Your Tank program has distributed a total of $40 million among larger food banks and charities throughout North America and Europe, in addition to smaller local food banks and pantries in North American communities. The Fill Your Tank program donations made locally are determined by regional Enterprise operations and this year $5 million was distributed to food banks and pantries throughout communities served by Enterprise.
Although there is enough food produced to feed the population, one in nine people still go to bed on an empty stomach, according to the World Food Programme. In the US alone, 37 million people face hunger, including more than 11 million children, according to Feeding America. More information can be found at www.enterprise.com/FillYourTank and www.feedingamerica.org.
Emily Weikert Bryant, Executive Director of Feeding Indiana’s Hungry said, “We are grateful to Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation. This year’s donation will enable us to provide support and resources to the food banks in Indiana that give relief to families and individuals facing food insecurity.”