The holiday season of giving is over, but unfortunately hunger and homelessness continue throughout the year. To help those in need, AT&T today announced a $15,000 contribution to King’s Harvest, a Davenport-based food bank, soup kitchen and shelter.
"This heartfelt gesture from AT&T comes at a perfect time for those facing economic hardship, homelessness and hunger,” said Terri Gleize, director, King’s Harvest Ministries. “Many kind-hearted people compassionately remember the homeless and hungry during the holidays, but their needs are just as acute now as during the holiday season. We appreciate AT&T’s contribution and how its employees volunteer their time, roll up their sleeves and help those in need in our community.”
King’s Harvest provides the hungry and homeless in the Quad Cities with meals and a safe and warm refuge from Iowa’s harsh winter conditions. Some 22,500 hot meals and 1,480 bags of groceries have been provided. In addition to food and shelter, King’s Harvest also offers guidance and encouragement to help those in desperate need get back on their feet. King’s Harvest also compassionately cares for the pets of homeless owners with food, shelter and adoption services.
“Our Davenport Call Center employees helped direct this contribution, and we’re humbled to make it and help King’s Harvest provide food and shelter for those in dire need,” said Dustin Blythe, director, External Affairs, AT&T Iowa.