Madrid, 16 February, 2012.- The multinational company IFCO Systems has decided to help the Food Bank of Madrid by providing free use of their RPCs (Reusable Plastic Container) required for the distribution of food, significantly improving all packaging and shipping tasks, while avoiding the use of non-reusable containers that damage the environment. The cooperation and altruism of IFCO allows the Food Bank of Madrid to facilitate the necessary operations of receiving food from its various supply partners and delivering to the charitable institutions that it serves.
Besides the above mentioned advantages, the RPCs are easier to handle and stack which speeds up the entire process for a fast and secure collection of large volumes of food. The Food Bank Foundation of Madrid welcomes this joint initiative with IFCO Systems which will support of their work with charitable organizaitons serving those in need
IFCO also welcomes this partnership which falls into their corporate social responsibility program called “WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY”, which the company uses to partner with food banks and other charities in countries and cities all over the world.
The Food Bank Foundation of Madrid (www.bamadrid.org) is a charitable non-profit organization aimed at procuring donations and distributing food between recognized charities that are dedicated to health and direct care of people in need (the mentally and physically handicapped, the elderly, underprivelaged children, marginalized families, recovering drug addicts, AIDS patients, etc…) in the area of Madrid.