SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI) announced today its first partnership with Feeding America and its nationwide network of food banks in an eight-week fundraising campaign. PRMI's goal is to raise $150,000 to help provide 1.65 million meals to food-insecure individuals and families across America.
A 2014 study concluded that 48 million Americans struggle with hunger annually, including 15 million children and 5.7 million seniors. Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, is able to provide 11 meals per dollar donated to people in need.
"Hunger in America is a significant issue that affects far too many and because of this, we wanted to take action and create change," said David Zitting, President and CEO of PRMI. "At PRMI, we strive to make a positive impact in our local communities through the home buying process and look to do the same as we help put up a strong fight against hunger."
PRMI kicked off the Give A Meal Team Challenge at its 7th Annual National Conference in Hilton Head, S.C., which falls during Feeding America's Hunger Action Month™ . PRMI employees across the country will team up in a competition to raise funds with each donation helping the community from which it is made.
"We are honored to be working with Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. to raise more meals for people and families facing hunger," said Nancy Curby, Interim Senior Vice President of Development for Feeding America. "Food insecurity exists in nearly every community across the United States, and with help from partners like PRMI, we can ensure that more families have the meals they need."
To help PRMI reach its goal of providing 1.65 million meals nationwide, please visit www.feedingamerica.org/prmi to donate.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI) was founded in 1998 by Dave Zitting, Jeff Zitting and Steve Chapman. PRMI has grown to include Tom George, COO, and Burton Embry, CCO in its executive team and evolved into a nationwide, multi-billion dollar operation with over 1,800 employees and nearly 250 branches. The company is licensed in 49 states and serves all segments of the market. PRMI is a privately held company that focuses primarily on traditional residential loan products. For information on PRMI, please visit www.primaryresidentialmortgage.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Feeding America®
Feeding America® is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
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