Several staff members from the Sentry Des Moines office volunteered at a local charity called Meals from the Heartland as a part of the Giving Smiles program.
The staff spent the day packaging meal kits to help fight hunger locally, across the United States and worldwide. The Meals from the Heartland program provides over 25 million meals worldwide each year, and all ingredients are sourced directly from Iowa.
The Sentry SMILES program is funded by the company and its employees who opt to donate portions of their paychecks to give back to community members in need. The program also supports local charities like this one across the United States.
“This is the first time our group has had the opportunity to volunteer together and it was a wonderful experience. Not only did we enjoy giving back to the community, we also grew as a team in the process. We’re all looking forward to doing it again – and we’re thankful Sentry is dedicated to making an impact in our local community,” Michelle Biggerstaff, CMCA, Division Manager, Iowa said.
The group was able to work each step of the assembly line of the food packaging process. Meals from the Heartland relies heavily on local businesses and community organizations.
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