This year, Shark Week served a different purpose for CORT employees. While many are familiar with the annual Shark Week programming feature on the Discovery Channel, CORT teamed up with Move For Hunger to add a fun tie-in to the special week, encouraging employees to donate nonperishable food items.
Aligning with the aquatic theme, the CORT corporate office came together to collect cans of tuna, which surprisingly is one of the most requested food bank items because of its high protein content. “From July 22 to July 29, we collected over 1,000 cans of tuna, weighing 430 pounds,” said Kelsey Cook, marketing assistant, CORT. “It’s fulfilling to know we were able to provide 358 meals for those in need in the Chantilly area, delivering the cans to Loudoun Hunger Relief and Central Union Mission.”
Many don’t realize that 1 in 6 children in America go to bed hungry every night.
CORT partners with Move For Hunger on a national level to combat food insecurity. By providing residents at multi-family communities across the country with the opportunity to donate their unopened, non-perishable food items when they move out, CORT, together with Move For Hunger, turns every move into an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of their community members in need, simply by sharing what they can spare on moving day.
Thank you to the CORT Chantilly team for supporting this worthy cause!