United Food Bank and Resolution Copper partnered to fulfill a need

Courtesy photos Volunteers help fill boxes and totes with food for 1,200 families.

United Food Bank and Resolution Copper partnered Thursday, April 23 to host a drive-through food box distribution to assist 1,200 families of the White Mountain Apache Tribe.

The event, which took place at the Hondah Casino, delivered more than 62,000 pounds (the equivalent of 75,000 meals) of much-needed food to this remote community.

The White Mountain Apache Tribe on the Fort Apache Reservation is located 200 miles northeast of Phoenix. The Tribe is part of United Food Bank’s 19,500-square-mile service area covering the East Valley and eastern Arizona.

This marks the largest mobile food distribution in United Food Bank’s 35-year history.

If you would like to volunteer or donate visit https://unitedfoodbank.org/

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