Hickman Family Farms Donate 58,968 Eggs to Community Food Bank

Hickman Family Farms from Buckeye, Arizona will deliver 58,968 (4,914 dozen) eggs to the Community Food Bank on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 10:30 AM.  The eggs will be delivered to the Food Bank at 3003 S. Country Club Road in Tucson.  Bill Carnegie, President/CEO will be on hand to accept delivery from Hickman Family Farms and their mascot the “Funky Chicken.”

The Hickman egg donation will be distributed to the Child Nutrition Programs, the Rural TEFAP food box program in Graham, Greenlee, Cochise and Santa Cruz Counties and through the Agency Market Program in Pima County.

“The Community Food Bank is very pleased to receive this significant egg donation from Hickman Family Farms,” said Carnegie.  “The Food Bank does not often receive such high-quality protein donations.  Hundreds of local families will benefit from this donation from the Hickman Family.”

Photo and interview opportunities will be available following the unloading of the 58,968 eggs.

The Hickman Family Farm egg donations are being coordinated statewide by the Association of Arizona Food Banks.

For more information, contact Jack Parris at (520) 622-0525 x 215 or cell at (520) 444-5412.