b'Perdue Farms has been an incredible partner to NEW MOBILE MARKET HELPINGthe Maryland Food Bank MARYLAND FOOD BANKfor many years. Because ADDRESS FOOD INSECURITY of their generous gifts, we are able to get Collaborative partnerships with hunger relief organizations arehealthy food into the a pillar of our efforts to reduce food insecurity. A great examplehands of Eastern Shore is our 40-year partnership with the Maryland Food Bank in ourresidents we havent home state. reached before, while In January 2020, Perdue Farms and the Maryland Food Bankmaking resources unveiled a new state-of-the-art Mobile Market to support theavailable to help them food banks efforts to distribute fresh, wholesome food onovercome the root cause Marylands Eastern Shore, where roughly 42,000 individualsof food insecurity. This are food insecure. The Mobile Market was funded through ais the type of innovative $250,000 gift from the Perdue family and a $100,000 grant from the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation in celebration ofsolution that we the companys 100th anniversary. believe will really make The 26-foot Mobile Market serves as an on-the-go supermarket,a meaningful impact traveling to communities in eight Eastern Shore counties -on our efforts to end Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Annes, Somerset, Talbot,hunger forWicomico and Worcester - that lack brick-and-mortar foodmore Marylanders.assistance facilities and distributing food to residents in need. Additionally, the Mobile Market partners with different agencies Carmen Del Guercio,to provide access to specialized services, including health-relatedMaryland Food Bank president screenings and case management support, that will help putand CEOfood-insecure Marylanders on the road toward self-sufficiency.PEOPLE AND PARTNERS: OUR COMMUNITIES 61'