Family Center Rises from Ashes to Nourish L.A.'s Youth with Support from Community and Sodexo's Feeding Our Future® Program
Thirty one years after suffering an arson attack, Mar Vista Family Center remains determined to feed and educate children in one of the city's toughest neighborhoods with a unique approach - Shared Responsibility
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) LOS ANGELES, CA - August 10, 2011 - Mar Vista Family Center, a pre-school for low-income families, continues to fulfill hopes and dreams of families each and every year through its philosophy of shared responsibility. This year is no exception, with the summer 2011 collaboration between Mar Vista Family Center and Sodexo resulting in serving 12,000 free summer lunches to Los Angeles-area school-aged children.
Sodexo, Inc. (www.sodexoUSA.com), leading Quality of Daily Life Solutions company in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, delivers On Site Service Solutions in Corporate, Education, Health Care, Government, and Remote Site segments, as well as Motivation Solutions such as Esteem Pass. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., funds all administrative costs for the Sodexo Foundation (www.SodexoFoundation.org), an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $15 million in grants to fight hunger in America. Visit the corporate blog at www.sodexoUSA.com/blog.
Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions
Quality of Life plays an important role in the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Based on this conviction, Sodexo is the strategic partner for companies and institutions that place a premium on performance and well-being, as it has since Pierre Bellon founded the company in 1966. Sharing the same passion for service, Sodexo's 380,000 employees, in 80 countries design, manage and deliver an unrivaled range of On-site Service Solutions and Motivation Solutions. Sodexo has created a new form of service business that contributes to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which it operates and to the fulfillment of its employees.
Key Figures (as of August 31, 2010)
Sodexo in the World
15.3 billion euro consolidated revenue
50 million consumers served daily
21st largest employer worldwide
Sodexo in North America
8.0 billion dollars revenue
10 million consumers served daily
700 facilities management sites