Brandt, Nielsen & Associates, an Ameriprise financial advisory practice is helping to fight domestic hunger by collecting nonperishable food items, clothing, toys, and cell phones at the Ameriprise Financial office, 1400 Central Ave.
The collection began Nov. 5 and will continue through Thursday. Food will be donated to the Domestic and Sexual Assault Outreach Center at the conclusion of the food drive.
Aligned with its giving priority of Meeting Basic Needs, Ameriprise Financial began a charitable partnership with Feeding America in 2009, which includes both financial and volunteer-based support for the nonprofit and other hunger relief organizations. The goal of the partnership is to help meet an increased demand on food banks and work toward finding long-term solutions to domestic hunger.
Through the efforts of its advisors, employees, retirees and clients, the company has provided more than 23 million meals and 80,000 volunteer hours for hunger relief efforts across the U.S.
D/SAOC's mission is to offer safety, support and hope to adult and child victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, violent crime and loved ones of homicide victims.