The Hepatitis B Foundation and Companies at PA Biotechnology Center Team Up for 11th Annual Food Drive
Annual Holiday Food Drive Raises Food and Dollars for Community Food Pantry
DOYLESTOWN, PA (January 2018) – For the 11th consecutive year the staff, scientists, students and entrepreneurs located within the PA Biotechnology Center in Doylestown generously donated non-perishable food items and monetary donations to help feed local community members in need. The annual holiday food drive is sponsored by the Hepatitis B Foundation and the overwhelming generosity of all the individuals resulted in 770 food items plus cash and gift card donations totaling $1,195 for the Bucks County Housing Group food pantry. The items were delivered in December.
Students in a Masters of Biomedical Sciences program at the Biotechnology Center, offered jointly by Geisinger School of Medicine and the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute,and Moody Movers of Doylestown were also generous partners in the annual holiday food drive. The students solicited donations, while Moody Movers donated a truck and drivers to transport the food to the pantry.
About the Hepatitis B Foundation: The Hepatitis B Foundation is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to finding a cure for hepatitis B and improving the quality of life for those affected worldwide through research, education and patient advocacy. To learn more, go to www.hepb.org.
About the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center: The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to world-class biotechnology research, to the promotion of regional economic development and job creation, and to the education and training of tomorrow’s researchers. To learn more, visit www.pabiotechbc.org.