Who: Angel Food Ministries opens up distribution in its 40th state – Arizona.
Where: 16420 North 22nd Street, Phoenix, Arizona, 602.992.8232
When: Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 5:00a-11:00a
Why: Angel Food Ministries has been serving over 5000 host sites in 39 states and Arizona marks its entry into the 40th as it continues to feed people throughout the country.
Angel Food Ministries (www.angelfoodministries.com) is a non-profit, non-denominational organization dedicated to providing financial support in the form of food relief to communities throughout the United States. Established in 1994 to provide relief for struggling families in the Monroe, GA area, Angel Food Ministries today serves hundreds of thousands of families across 40 states. Since inception, Angel Food Ministries has fed more than 20 million Americans. In 2008, AFM provided $120 million in direct food assistance to American families.
Angel Food offers a medium-sized box of food for $30 that contains top quality food staples from every food group, including chicken or beef, milk, eggs, vegetables, and other nutritious items. One box of food feeds a family of four for about one week, or a single senior citizen for almost a month. The menu varies each month, and consists of both fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of approximately $60.