We are so humbled that AMG was able to participate in this event and contribute to ending hunger across the Triad.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (PRWEB)
September 15, 2017
On Sept. 14, 2017, Paul and May Gayle Mengert, returning as co-chairs of the 8th annual Piedmont-Triad International Airport (PTI) 5K/10K “Run on the Runway” fundraising event, presented a $100,000 check to help fight hunger in the Triad. The Mengerts’, founders of Association Management Group (AMG), led the effort that included more than 60 sponsors and 1,200 runners.
The $100,000 raised in proceeds will translate to 600,000 meals for those in need across the Triad, and will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, Greensboro Urban Ministry and Open Door Ministries of High Point. These organizations provide valuable food assistance to Piedmont Triad residents.
“We live in what we strive to make the most advanced country in the world,” said Paul Mengert, Co-chair of the event and President of AMG. “Yet,there are families in our own communities who don’t have enough food to feed their children. This is why we participate: So that no child in North Carolina has to go to bed hungry.”
In fact, the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has recently found that North Carolina has the 8th highest rate of food insecurity in the nation, highlighting the necessity of philanthropic efforts on the part of local businesses.
“So few people realize the extent of hunger across our state,” said May Gayle Mengert, Vice President of AMG. “We need to work together to lift one another up and provide nourishment to families in our own backyard. We are…