Non-profit serves the community by feeding those in need
KINSTON, NC, May 08, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — Alsco Inc., the premier linen and uniform rental services company, recently donated funds to Mary’s Kitchen in Kinston, North Carolina, to help feed those in need.
The Alsco Kinston branch applied for and received a nonprofit gift/grant through the Steiner Foundation, which Alsco created in 1969 to allow Alsco branches to become involved in and support nonprofit charities and projects in their communities.
Mary’s Kitchen is there to aid those in need by serving lunch seven days a week, all year long. Everyone is welcome to eat at Mary’s Kitchen — no questions asked. Approximately 125 meals are served each day.
Over the years, Mary’s Kitchen has become a community ministry, with monetary and volunteer support from many of the area’s churches, religious communities, businesses, nonprofit organizations and families. These contributions help Mary’s Kitchen with food, maintenance and utility expenses.
Alsco Kinston had the pleasure of presenting Mary’s Kitchen with a donation. Today’s donation will enable Mary’s Kitchen to provide approximately 1,036 meals to individuals in need.
About Mary’s Kitchen
Mary’s Kitchen was established in 1984 as the fulfillment of a dream of the Rev. Dr. John Russell, the Rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Mary’s Kitchen provides daily nutritious meals to approximately 125 people. The all-volunteer staff serves seven days a week to anyone in need.
Alsco is a fourth-generation family owned and operated business, founded in 1889, that was recognized by the prestigious Hohenstein Institute for having invented the linen and uniform rental industry. Celebrating 130 years of business, Alsco provides linen and workwear rental services to customers that include restaurants, health care facilities, the automotive industry and industrial facilities. With over 180 locations and more than 20,000 employees, Alsco provides world-class service to over 355,000 customers in 14 countries. Learn more at http://www.alsco.com.
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