Regional Food Bank to Honor Mark Quandt’s 38 Years of Service
Latham, NY (June 28, 2021) – The Regional Food Bank is hosting a retirement celebration to honor recently retired Executive Director, Mark Quandt.
Quandt started as a Warehouse Manager in 1983 when the Food Bank was serving just 60 agencies and eight counties. Quandt was promoted to Executive Director role in 1984 and today, through his leadership, the Regional Food Bank serves nearly 1,000 agencies in 23 counties distributing over 55 million pounds of food annually. He has worked tirelessly to broaden partnerships, increase awareness and continually communicate the need to alleviate hunger in our communities.
The event will take place at The Joe Bruno Stadium on Thursday, August 12 from 5-8pm. The casual celebration will feature backyard BBQ food, lawn games, and more. Tickets are $40 for adults, and $20 for children 12 and under. For more information and tickets, please visit, https://events.handbid.com/auctions/mark-quandts-retirement-celebration.
About the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that collects donated food from the food industry and distributes it to nearly 1,000 charitable agencies feeding the hungry in 23 counties of northeastern New York. The food provided by the Regional Food Bank helps to feed over 40,000 people each week. In 2020, the organization distributed over 55 million pounds of food to the hungry. The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks. The organization is supported by foundations, private contributions and fundraising events. For information on services offered by the Regional Food Bank, call (518) 786-3691 or visit www.regionalfoodbank.net.