CHOICE ENERGY MANAGEMENT’S ONGOING PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HOUSTON FOOD BANK
Choice Partners with Houston Food Bank to Donate Meals for Hungry Families
HOUSTON (August 22, 2019) – Choice Energy Management continues its ‘Meal for Deal’ campaign in partnership with the Houston Food Bank to raise awareness and funds to help feed hungry families in the Houston area.
The “Meal for Deal” campaign is an effort for Choice to close monthly energy consulting deals with clients looking to reduce energy costs within their organization. Choice will donate a portion of its monthly sales revenue to the Houston Food Bank to provide meals to those in need.
Choice has is continuing the campaign that has provided funding for 30,000 meals over the last two years. Through “Meal for Deal,” Choice will aim to secure 1,300 meals a month through 2019, totaling another 15,000 meals.
According to Houston Food Bank, in 2018, they were able to distribute 100 million meals to those in need. The Houston Food Bank also streamlines services and helps clients access the information, resources and tools they need to become more self-sufficient. These services include free health screenings, health-education classes and helping them connect to the health care system.
Choice! Energy Services Retail LP, a Houston-based energy advisory and utility management company, was established in 2002 upon the deregulation of the Texas electricity market. Today, Choice! Energy Services is a full-service technology enabled energy management solutions company with several nationwide offices, a global reach and a complete suite of energy management services supported by in-house facility intelligence solutions.
The Houston Food Bank is a solution to both hunger and food waste. America’s largest and nationally recognized as Feeding America’s Food Bank of the Year in 2015, the Food Bank distributes 79 million nutritious meals through its network of 600 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other hunger relief charities in southeast Texas, feeding 800,000 individuals each year. We distribute fresh produce, meat and nonperishables from our warehouse at 535 Portwall, where we also prepare nutritious hot meals for kids in our new state-of-the-art Keegan Kitchen. We rescue food before it reaches the landfill through our Retail Pickup program with area grocery stores. Additional community services include nutrition education, school-based programs, and food stamp application assistance. Red Barrels offer a convenient way for grocery shoppers to donate nonperishables for their neighbors in need. The Houston Food Bank, founded in 1982, is a certified member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network, with a four-star rating from Charity Navigator.