Volker Kromm, Executive Director of the Regional Food Distribution Association (Left) accepts a $5,000 donation cheque from Darrin Poulin, General Manager of Maxim Truck & Trailer’s Thunder Bay branch office.
(May 7, 2021, Thunder Bay, ON) The Regional Food Distribution Association (RFDA) in Thunder Bay received an unexpected $5,000 donation on May 6, 2021, from Maxim Truck & Trailer to help provide food to food banks in Northwestern Ontario.
“I am thankful for the financial support given to us by Maxim Truck & Trailer,” says Volker Kromm, Executive Director at RFDA. “As a charity with a broad regional footprint, that serves thousands of people struggling with food insecurity; we count our blessings each time a corporate donor gives selflessly.” He goes on to say, “I also appreciate the truck support from Maxim. Keeping the wheels rolling in the distribution of healthy food and services is core to our mandate. Maxim is an important part of that.”
“Maxim Truck & Trailer has a mandate to give back a portion of our profits to the communities in which we operate,” says Darrin Poulin, General Manager of Maxim’s Thunder Bay branch. “We have seen firsthand the work of distributing food to those in need that Volker Kromm and the RFDA in Northwestern Ontario are doing. We wanted to support them in the great work they do.”
About the Regional Food Distribution Association (RFDA)
The Regional Food Distribution Association (RFDA) provides food to food banks in Northwestern Ontario. The RDFA was formed in June 2003 to develop and implement a coordinated strategy for the delivery of donated food to community organizations that provide for those with food shortages. Among the organization's goals is to coordinate food collection from individuals, gardens, farms, processors, retailers, and organizations. The RFDA’s current membership includes food-distributing agencies from the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario and Region.