LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NorthStar Moving®, the leading eco-luxury mover in California, announced today that it was awarded the "California Moving & Storage Association Move For Hunger Recognition Award 2016" by Move for Hunger for their commitment to fighting hunger.
The award is given to moving companies that go above and beyond to fight hunger in their greater community. NorthStar Moving was recognized for a variety of reasons. Since joining Move for Hunger in 2010, NorthStar Moving has collected 21,000 pounds of food, enough for 17,500 meals for those in their community. The company has also coordinated many food drives including their annual "Let's Send Hunger Packing!" food drive in partnership with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, which is taking place now. The Let's Send Hunger Packing drive feeds hungry children in Los Angeles and Orange County and runs through June 17. Donations are now being accepted at 28 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices.
"This is not the first award we have given NorthStar Moving," said Move for Hunger Founder & Executive Director Adam Lowy. "In addition to food drives, NorthStar Moving truly embraces the Move For Hunger mission. They incorporate our program into their daily procedures and promote our program to their clients, asking them to donate food that otherwise would be thrown away. We select movers for this award who make it a priority to make Move for Hunger a part of everyday business. We look forward to continuing our partnership and watching as NorthStar Moving's hunger relief efforts continue to grow!"
"I am so overwhelmed that an organization that fights hunger everyday is recognizing our efforts," said NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm. "It truly takes a team of dedicated and caring people to raise food donations and orchestrate food drives. I am so grateful that our team at NorthStar Moving has such a big heart to continue our hunger relief efforts each and every year. I am thrilled by the award, but more importantly I hope the recognition will build excitement for this year's Let's Send Hunger Packing food drive and keep everyone donating to their local food banks throughout the year!"
For more Let's Send Hunger Packing food drive details and addresses of all food donation drop off locations, please visit: www.northstarmoving.com/fooddrive.
About NorthStar Moving
Founded in 1994, Los Angeles-based NorthStar Moving® Company has redefined the moving industry as the first to offer eco-luxury moving services, elevating basic moving and storage services to a new unparalleled level of customer service, customized care and environmental consciousness. Honored with more awards for service than any other moving company: "A+" rated by the Better Business Bureau, voted Citysearch "Best Mover," earned the most five star ratings on Trustlink and Yelp, and recipient of dozens of awards for corporate culture, green practices, community outreach, and growth including multiple "Best Places to Work" awards and ranked on the Inc. 5,000 list for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for seven consecutive years. The company's local, long distance and international moving, storage services, and eco-luxury packages have been featured in leading magazines including The Robb Report Collection and on multiple home and design television shows. NorthStar Moving has proven the state-of-the-art way to move is with its red carpet service, recommended by Coldwell Banker Concierge, The Franklin Report, MovingInsurance.com and an impressive list of celebrity clientele. NorthStar Moving's mission is to exceed their clients' expectations with graceful customer care and to move service back into what should have always been the ultimate service industry: the moving industry. For more information, please visit www.NorthStarMoving.com or call (800) Ask-Pros (800) 275-7767.
About Move for Hunger
Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. They work with companies across North America to collect unwanted, unopened food from people who are relocating and deliver it to local food banks. To date, their network has collected more than 6,000,000 pounds of food. For more information or to find out how you can help support Move For Hunger, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.
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