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Regal Foundation Awards The Sharing Center a Grant for Hunger Relief

By The Sharing Center, Nov 11 2019 02:00PM

The Sharing Center has announced that they have been awarded a $5,000 grant from Regal, supporting The Sharing Center’s program for Hunger Relief. The Sharing Center is home to Seminole County’s largest free food pantry and manages an auxiliary food pantry on the Seminole County Health Department’s campus in Sanford, FL. Last year, 51,611 bags of free food—valued at over $1.5M—were provided to 16,779 Sharing Center clients.

The Sharing Center, located at 600 N Hwy 17/92 in Longwood, FL, is a nonprofit agency that provides resources and services for homeless and at-risk-for-homelessness households. The Sharing Center has been providing basic needs, such as food and clothing, case management, mental health counseling, childcare assistance, and emergency financial assistance for over 33 years. The Sharing Center also operates Seminole County’s only homeless-drop in center for hot showers, free haircuts, laundry services, and case management for stabilization and housing assistance.

“Regal is pleased to partner with The Sharing Center,”” said Heather Peters, Director of Public Relations and Public Service for Regal. “The Sharing Center’s impact over the last 33 years is significant and we’re excited to support the organization’s hunger relief program”.

Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group, operates one of the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 7,205 screens in 548 theatres in 42 states along with the District of Columbia and Guam as of October 31, 2019. Regal believes that the size, reach and quality of the company's theatre circuit provides its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience. They are committed to being “The Best Place to Watch a Movie!” Additional information is available on Regal’s website: www.REGmovies.com.