1/2/2009 [Corporate]Orange County Food Bank, Families of Camp Pendelton, Toys for Tots and a Local Buena Park Family Benefit From Thoughtful Yamaha Employees
YCA donated over 1,600 pounds of food to the Orange County Food Bank
The Orange County food bank donations included a wide variety of food items, such as appetizers, drinks, breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert selections, baby food and even personal care items. Overall, the 1,600 pounds of food donated by Yamaha employees will help the Orange County Food Bank continue its efforts to feed approximately 24,000 people a month.
"The overwhelming support from our employees during this holiday season is truly outstanding," said Carol Baker, Vice President of Human Resources, Yamaha Corporation of America. "It's comforting to know that regardless of the economic climate, that our employees make it a priority to lend a hand to the community."
Perpetuating the spirit of giving, Yamaha has also "adopted" a local family from Buena Park, California and five families from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendelton to help provide for their basic needs this holiday season.
For more information on Yamaha Cares, visit www.yamaha.com/yamahacares, or write Yamaha Corporation of America, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.