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Aunt Millie’s donated nearly 61,000 loaves of bread to Midwestern foodbanks this holiday season

December 23, 2010

Christmas Donations

 

Aunt Millie’s donated nearly 61,000 loaves of Butter Top Wheat Bread to foodbanks throughout the Midwest this holiday season. The bread was delivered fresh for distribution to those in need. In all, Aunt Millie’s donated 60,816 loaves of bread – over 1,000 loaves per day. The retail value of the donation was $194,003.04.

“Aunt Millie’s has shown leadership in stepping up to the plate and giving of the heart,” said Mel Wright, Regional Product Sourcing Manager for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. “With commitments like yours we will one day defeat hunger. Thank you.”

Aunt Millie’s Sales Manager Pat Miller said, “This is such a great thing Aunt Millie's does every year. Thank you Aunt Millie's for blessing so many lives.” Butter Top Bread

Other Aunt Millie’s employees echoed the sentiment. “I am so proud to work for such a caring company,” said Brenda Ratliff-Doerger, Receptionist at the Sidney Bakery. Route Sales Representative Chauncey McDermott said, “I received these (2400 loaves) in at the Columbus branch the other day and was proud to know these were going to the community. What a wonderful gesture by a great company!”

See following pages for a complete list of foodbanks and donations.

  

Food Bank Name

Address

City

State

ZIP Code

Delivery date*

Quantity loaves

Dare to Care

5803 Fern Valley Rd

Louisville

KY

40228

11/2/2010

2,400

Food Bank of Northern Indiana

702 South Chapin Street

South Bend

IN

46601

11/3/2010

2,400

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

2312 Lapeer Road

Flint

MI

48503

11/5/2010

3,600

Mid-Ohio Foodbank

3960 Brookham Drive

Grove City

OH

43123

11/10/2010

2,400

Food Finders Food Bank

50 Olympia Court

Lafayette

IN

47909

11/10/2010

2,400

Food Gatherers Food Bank

1 Carrot Way

Ann Arbor

MI

48105

11/12/2010

2,400

Food Bank of South Central Michigan

5451 Wayne Rd.

Battle Creek

MI

49037

11/15/2010

2,400

Agape Food Bank

209 S. Brooklyn Ave.

Sidney

OH

45365

11/17/2010

904

Hoosier Hills Food Bank

2333 W Industrial Park Dr.

Blooming-ton

IN

47403

11/17/2010

2,400

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana

6621 North Old SR 3

Muncie

IN

47303

11/19/2010

2,400

Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana

999 E Tillman Rd

Ft. Wayne

IN

46816

11/22/2010

2,400

Plainfield Cares Food Pantry at Plainfield Assembly of God

620 North Carr Road

Plainfield

IN

46168

11/22/2010

504

St. Margaret's House

117 N Lafayette Blvd

South Bend

IN

46601

11/22/2010

304

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan

2131 Beaufait Street

Detroit

MI

48207

11/17/2010

4,800

America's Second Harvest of Northwest Indiana

2248-50 West 35th Avenue

Gary

IN

46408-1849

12/1/2010

3,600

Northern Illinois Food Bank

600 Industrial Drive

St. Charles

IL

60174

12/1/2010

2,400

Mid Michigan Food Bank

2116 Mint Road

Lansing

MI

48906

12/3/2010

3,600

Eastern Illinois Foodbank

2405 North Shore Drive

Urbana

IL

61802

12/7/2010

2,400

We Can Make a Difference

224 W Wilkins St

Jackson

MI

49203

12/19/2010

800

First Wesleyan Church

14425 Helmer Road South

Battle Creek

MI

49015

12/10/2010

504

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc.

1102 East 16th Street

Indian-apolis

IN

46202-1944

12/10/2010

3,600

West Ohio Food Bank

1380 East Kibby Street

Lima

OH

45804

12/13/2010

2,400

The Foodbank, Inc.

427 Washington Street

Dayton

OH

45402

12/10/2010

3,600

Allegiance Health food drive

205 N East Ave

Jackson

MI

49201

12/16/2010

200

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank

864 West River Center Drive

Comstock Park

MI

49321

12/20/2010

3,600

FreeStore/FoodBank, Inc.

1250 Tennessee Avenue

Cincinnati

OH

45229

12/17/2010

2,400

TOTAL

60,816

Aunt Millie’s Bakeries is a family-owned company headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana since 1901. The company produces Aunt Millie’s bread and bakery products and other brands, which are distributed throughout the Midwest.

*Delivery dates subject to change.

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Melissa Dunning

News release

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