Recycling glass at your curb to help fight hunger in Kansas City

Kansas City, MO – February 18, 2013 – KC Curbside Glass announced today that it will be donating its glass recycling services to Harvesters-The Community Food Network, for the 17th annual Forks & Corks, their major fund raiser. The food and wine-tasting event will be held on Thursday, April 25 in the Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center.

The proceeds from Forks & Corks 2012 enabled Harvesters to provide over one million meals to the hungry throughout our community. This year they hope to have even more local restaurants and beverage purveyors offering a varied selection of fine food, wine, specialty beers and coffee.

Last year’s event produced over 1,200 pounds of recyclable glass. In addition to supporting Harvesters at Forks & Corks by recycling all of this, KC Curbside Glass will also be joining the fight against hunger by donating 10% of its gross annual revenue, for 2013, to Harvesters.

“I know how hard it is to be productive when I miss lunch. Imagine if you are a child who hasn’t eaten in a day or two. We want to help Harvesters provide food for those who need it,” stated Hunt Magee, KC Curbside Glass Owner. “When you sign up for our curbside glass recycling service you are helping Harvesters feed those who are hungry in our community.”

About KC Curbside Glass KC Curbside Glass started providing its service this year and was created to help people recycle their glass by allowing them to simply put it at the curb. KC Curbside Glass is dedicated to creating a sustainable environment and healthy community and is currently serving Olathe and Overland Park to the south of Kansas City. For more information, please visit http://www.kccurbsideglass.com/.

About Harvesters – The Community Food Network Harvesters is this area’s only food bank and was Feeding America’s 2011 Food Bank of the Year. Serving a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas, Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 620 not-for-profit agencies including emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes and others. Agencies in Harvesters’ network provide food assistance to as many as 66,000 different people each week. Harvesters, which was founded in 1979, is a certified member of Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks, serving all 50 states. For more information, visit www.harvesters.org/. Contact To learn more about KC Curbside Glass, please contact Hunt Magee Owner, KC Curbside Glass 7111 W. 151st Street, Suite 328 Overland Park, KS 66223 Phone: 913-617-6401 huntm@kccurbsideglass.com www.kccurbsideglass.com

To learn more about Harvesters, please contact Sarah Biles Communications Manager 3801 Topping Ave. Kansas City, MO 64129 816-929-3068 sbiles@harvesters.org www.harvesters.org

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