Allen Lund Company Collaborates on Toy Drive Benefitting 700 Families

Wed. December 28th, 2016 - by Jordan Okumura

LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA – Now in its 12th year of partnership, the Allen Lund Company (ALC) and Navidad en el Barrio have collaborated on a Toy Drive benefitting St. Vincent de Paul. The event, held December 17, had over 700 families in attendance, each of which received toys, shoes, and Christmas meals. The event was in conjunction with ALC's commitment to 40 Acts of Kindness in celebration of its 40th year in business.

Kenny Lund, VP Support Services, Allen Lund Company"We are so blessed to be able to give back. To be at St. Vincent de Paul and meet with the families who are benefiting from the gifts provided by such a great team of caring people, leaves me at a loss for words," stated Kenny Lund, VP Support Services at ALC, according to a press release. "This is the third year ALC has partnered with SVDP, and I am confident this will continue to be an annual day of giving for ALC."

Through its continued partnership with Navidad En El Barrio, the pledge first kicked off in March of 2016, continuing until the company's anniversary on January 29, 2017. Having already surpassed its benchmark of 40 kind acts, the company shows no signs of slowing as it closes out 2016 and approaches the end date.

ALC Denver, San Francisco, Portland, Los Angeles Dry/Reefer, and Orlando offices were able to offer fresh produce and dry goods to be donated for the Christmas meals, with transportation by ALC All Star carrier Wanship Enterprises. The donations included:

  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Grapes
  • Avocados
  • Oranges
  • Apples
  • Mixed salad
  • Spaghetti
  • Chicken glaze
  • Couscous
  • Pancake mix
  • Cornbread mix

In the release, the company offered thanks to Wonderful Citrus, Mission Produce, Taylor Farms, Rainier Fruit Company, Grimmway Farms, Wada Farms, Penguin Foods, Kagome USA, Garofalo Pasta, and Dayka & Hackett.

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