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Technology Association of Georgia
Tony Cooper
tony@tagonline.org
404.920.2008

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

The Bytes for Bites food and fund drive kicks off today! 

Raise food and funds for your local area food bank.

 

Atlanta, GA- (July 11, 2016) –The commencement of the annual Bytes for Bites (B4B) food and fund drive competition is all set to launch in connection with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), Hub Magazine’s Food Technology feature, Bytes, and the Georgia Food Bank Association. The competition serves to benefit the local Georgia Food Banks and will be held at food bank locations across the state starting today, July 11th, through July 22nd, during which companies can collect items at their offices. Each company directly impacts the fight to close the meal gap by associating with the GFBA which distributes over 130 million pounds of food annually, an opportunity not to be missed 

With over 30 of Georgia’s premier tech companies such as AT&T, SunTrust Bank, and Aaron’s Inc. coming together for a great cause, preparations are in full swing to make B4B a successful venture for everyone involved. . If you are a company that is interested and still want to compete, you have until the 22nd to register.

The company that raises the most food and funds per employee will win the highly prestigious TAG Bytes for Bites Cup, with opportunities for awards in other categories such as top companies in your region and the TAG Chapter award given to the chapter that can raise the most pounds per person.

Companies interested in learning more or to sign up for Bytes for Bites can visit to bit.ly/bytesforbites

About the Georgia Food Bank Association (GFBA)

The Georgia Food Bank Association is comprised of 8 regional food banks that share food, resources and best practices to help close the meal gap and ensure a hunger-free Georgia. Working through nearly 2,400 partner agencies and pantries, they distribute more than 130 million pounds of food annually to 159 counties in Georgia. To support the food banks, GFBA develops statewide partnerships to raise food and funds, advances legislative priorities that impact the food banks, educates the public about the role of food banks, and raises awareness about hunger. http://georgiafoodbankassociation.org/

About Bytes from Hub Magazine

 Bytes is a regular feature of Hub Magazine that profiles the next new thing in food. From new kitchen gadgets and popular mobile apps to startups and more. Hub Magazine features timely news, ideas, people and trends that are at the intersection of Georgia’s Emerging technology community. A part of Hub Media, the official media brand of the Technology Association of Georgia, Hub Magazine reaches more than 30,000 technologists via print and digital platforms. Learn more at www.hubga.com

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org

 

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