Hello Avalarians! The holiday season is here, and it’s the time of year traditionally focused on loved ones and giving back. This year, Avalara’s Employee Resource Groups have collaborated to create a month of giving back in honor of inspired by #GivingTuesday.
The hunger problem in the United States is dire this year. The coronavirus pandemic has left millions of families without stable employment. More than 50 million people, including 17 million children, may experience food insecurity in 2020.
We are running a virtual drive to raise cash instead of cans this year. When you donate cash, Food Lifeline is able to provide the equivalent of five complete meals for what it would cost us to purchase one can of food. Food Lifeline distributes this food through a partnership with 300 food banks, shelters, and meal programs, enabling them to provide the equivalent of 134,000 meals every single day. At the same time they are working to end hunger for the future by addressing its root causes, including systemic inequity and social injustice. Please consider donating today.