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Annual Community Food Drive collects 24,295 lbs.

Food Drive

Eight Shelby County industries competed in an annual food drive hosted by voestalpine Roll Forming. Canned food, personal hygiene items and common household goods were donated, totaling 24,295 pounds to be given to two local charities, Operation Care and Awake Ministries’ Serenity Center Food Bank.

“What a great turn out for our community!” said Margo Williams, Internal Communications and Community Engagement Manager for voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation. “I want to thank each and every one of you AND YOUR TEAMS to make this possible.”

Williams has organized the fundraising event for the past seven years. This year’s total topped last year’s donations by 10,556 pounds.

The fundraising totals by industry are:

Amcor17, 242 lbs
voestalpine Roll Forming3,806 lbs
Stanley Black & Decker1,440 lbs
UofL Health1,064 lbs
Creative Packaging510 lbs
Ficosa106 lbs
Process Machinery Inc.80 lbs
Biogrund47 lbs

In addition, Process Machinery wrote donation checks of $400 to each directly to each charity.

Combined, these industries employ more than 1,250 in Shelby County.

“There is a lot that goes on behind the scenes and I want you to know your efforts are very much appreciated,” Williams said. “Cannot wait to see what year 2022 has in store!”

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voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation is North America’s leader for roll forming technology. Headquartered in Shelbyville, Kentucky, since 1947, Roll Forming Corporation was acquired by voestalpine AG in 2000; a globally active group with a number of specialized and flexible companies that produce, process and further develop high-quality steel products.  www.voestalpine.com/rfc

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