Paco Vélez, CEO of Feeding South Florida™, is pleased to announce that Plantation resident Jim Alcock has been appointed to the organization’s Board of Directors for a three-year term. He is general manager of the Miami branch of C&S Wholesale Grocers, the lead supply chain company in the food industry today – and the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S.
The Board of Directors at Feeding South Florida is a dedicated and passionate group of individuals committed to the mission of ending hunger in South Florida. According to Feeding South Florida’s records, 785,040 individuals in South Florida struggle to put food on the table; 280,630 of those are children and 150,000 are older adults. The food insecurity rate in South Florida is 13.7 percent.
C&S Wholesale Grocers supports Feeding South Florida almost on a daily basis. Alcock met Vélez through Feeding South Florida’s support of C&S’ local reading program, which donates 290,000 books to children, schools and libraries in C&S communities. For more information, visit www.feedingsouthflorida.orgor call 954.518.1818.