MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - With a little help, Alabama's Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Plant raised nearly $22,000 to be donated to the Montgomery Area Food Bank.
Team members of Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, along with employees from two of the company's Alabama-based suppliers, worked to raise the money. According to Director of Publication Craig Stapley, the local charity is something that's important to Hyundai.
"Once again the HMMA team members have given willingly and generously to those in need," he said. "HMMA strives to be a leader in corporate giving. We are willing neighbors who respond when we see a need. Feeding the hungry is near and dear to all of us."
The food bank's CEO, Rich Deem, said he's grateful for the company's support, and that it's not the first time that Hyundai has shown support.
"Hyundai is one of the strongest supporters of our mission to eradicate hunger in Alabama," he said. "Hyundai team members are acutely aware of the great challenge their 'food insecure' friends and neighbors face daily.
"Not only are they concerned, but they take action. The Montgomery Area Food Bank treasures our partnership with Hyundai."
In addition to the HMMA's donation of approximately $20,000, company suppliers Enova Premier and Glovis Alabama gave a combined approximate of $2,000.