St Marys Food Bank Alliance Goes Mobile

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Meltmobile has enabled the world’s first food bank to inform volunteers digitally and instantly and keep them involved

The need to stay on the cutting edge of technology to connect with and inform those concerned with our mission is critical. We thank Meltmobile for their all their work in this area and its commitment to help fight hunger across Arizona.

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Meltmobile, the mobile division of Meltmedia, has made it easier to stay connected and informed of St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance’s needs with the newly released St. Mary’s Food Bank application: http://tinyurl.com/5u3js66. St. Mary’s, the first food bank in the world, delivers approximately 275,000 meals daily to the Valley’s hungry, recognized the importance and ease of mobile applications to inform the public and as such sought the expertise of Meltmobile to develop their application.

With a free download from iTunes via the App Store, Valley residents can now easily do their part in helping the needy. The St. Mary’s Food Bank application allows residents to stay informed with up-to-date event and volunteer opportunities, follow social media postings, donate food, and find programs and locations.

“By developing this mobile application for St. Mary’s Food Bank, the intention to eliminate hunger by keeping Phoenix residents informed of the different ways they can help is now at everyone’s fingertips,” says Oliver Keller, CEO of Meltmobile. “This mobile application makes it very convenient to know what is happening at St. Mary’s, eliminating any excuse as to why people can’t help in some way.”

St. Mary’s president and CEO Terry Shannon praised the development of the application, saying “The need to stay on the cutting edge of technology to connect with and inform those concerned with our mission is critical. We thank Meltmobile for their all their work in this area and its commitment to help fight hunger across Arizona.”

To help eliminate hunger download the free app http://tinyurl.com/5u3js66, available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, which is also being promoted by big-box grocer Albertsons http://www.albertsonsmarket.com/.

About Meltmobile:
Founded in 2010 under the tutelage of Meltmedia, Meltmobile provides interactive solutions with a proven formula of unmatched business insight, technology and design savvy. Meltmobile is a complete digital agency, using local-only talent with an expertise in strategic development of mobile applications and a proven track record with a very impressive client roster. Meltmedia has recently been recognized by INC Magazine as a Top 5000 company, for the third year in a row. For more information visit http://www.meltmedia.com.

About St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, the world’s first food bank, is a non-sectarian, nonprofit organization that alleviates hunger by efficiently gathering and distributing food to more than 400 partner agencies at more than 600 locations that feed the hungry. Serving two-thirds of Arizona’s 15 counties, the organization is a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks, and is committed to volunteerism, building community relationships and improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need. In Fiscal Year 2010-11, the Food Bank distributed more than 74 million pounds of food to families and individuals, provided enough food for 275,000 and garnered more than 310,000 volunteer service hours. Web site: http://www.firstfoodbank.org. Phone: 602-242-FOOD.

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