Kwik Trip recognized for helping community members with food insecurities

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A Wisconsin-based convenience store's effort to help those struggling with food insecurities was recognized Friday afternoon.

Julia Hansen

Feed My People Food Bank awarded its 2018 'Organization of the Year' honor to Kwik Trip, Inc. during a presentation at the Lismore Hotel Friday. Since 2011 Kwik Trip's "Hope" program has partnered with area food banks like Feed My People to donate excess food items to those in need.

"We work with some great partners that really impact our community,” says Marty Putz, the Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance at Kwik Trip. “We just want to be a great community partner and this helps us fill our mission statement, make sure we are treating people as we would like to be treated and make a difference in people's lives.”

Around 90 percent of the 640 Kwik Trip stores are involved in the “Hope” program.



 
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