Cambia’s legacy of “neighbor helping neighbor” is alive and well!
As the impact of COVID-19 continues to dramatically affect the health and well-being of our communities, Cambia employees continue to consistently step up and step out to help people in need.
Fighting Barriers to Food Access
The challenges of food access are getting steeper for many during the pandemic. Even before the coronavirus outbreak, 1 in 7 people in the U.S. were considered food insecure. School closures, job losses, empty shelves, and other self-quarantining efforts has acerbated an already distressing situation, introducing some families to food insecurity for the first time, and putting new strains on those already struggling with it.
Cambia employees responded to the unprecedented need, through a special giving campaign in which all donations were 100% matched, raising more than $218,000 to be distributed to six designated nonprofits (Feeding America, Food Lifeline (WA), Idaho Foodbank, Oregon Food Bank, Second Harvest (ID/WA), Utah Food Bank and FeedingAmerica.org) working to ensure millions of children, families and elderly adults don’t go hungry.
On May 5, 2020, the world celebrated, Giving Tuesday NOW, a global day of giving and unity in response to the unprecedent need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To honor this global movement, Cambia employees were encouraged to give back to the causes that matter most to them. Thanks to their generosity an additional $46,521 was generated towards non-profits on the frontlines supporting those hardest hits by the pandemic.
We admire and thank our employees. It is this “neighbor helping neighbor” spirit that will unite us all toward a common goal of keeping each other safe and healthy during this challenging time.
We encourage you to visit the organizations highlighted (Feeding America, Food Lifeline (WA), Idaho Foodbank, Oregon Food Bank, Second Harvest (ID/WA), and the Utah Foodbank) to learn more about how you can help prevent food insecurity.