2020 has certainly been an unconventional year, and in the unprecedented times accompanying COVID-19, the need for empathy and philanthropy cannot be overstated. As such, MRS hasn’t wavered from our charitable commitments. Quite the opposite, this year, the MRS family devoted a great deal of time and effort to fundraise and give back to the community.
The Food Bank of South Jersey exists to provide an immediate solution to the urgent problem of hunger by providing food to people in need, teaching them to eat nutritiously, and helping them to find sustainable ways to improve their lives.
Partnering with The Food Bank of South Jersey throughout the year, MRS employees made monthly donations as part of our ongoing charitable giving initiatives. The hard work and overwhelming support from the MRS employees allowed us to raise funds specifically for FBSJ. In addition to that, we took the money budgeted for holiday gifts and cards and donated that to the food bank as well, bringing our fundraising donation to $10,000. On Wednesday, December 16, 2020, many MRS employees donated time to help distribute food in Camden, NJ.
MRS has always believed in giving back, hosting and participating in many charitable drives throughout the year. Philanthropy is central to the company’s family values and MRS is deeply moved by our employees’ dedication to lend a hand to those in need.
Chief Personnel Officer Regina Weir said, “The Chief Development Officer at the Food Bank called the MRS Team ‘hunger hero rock stars.’ It was our sincere pleasure to have partnered with this amazing group of volunteers and we look forward to continuing our work with them in 2021!”
On behalf of everyone at MRS, we’d like to wish you a happy and safe holiday season. 2020 brought many unexpected challenges, and MRS is glad to punctuate the year by giving back to the community. We are excited to welcome 2021 and everything that the new year will bring!