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JM Family Enterprises Hosted ‘End Hunger Games’ During Company-wide Spring into Giving Campaign

During JM Family Enterprises’ fifth annual Spring into Giving campaign, the organization mobilized its more than 4,200 associates in a fight against food insecurity. This year, through a series of ‘End Hunger Games’ themed competitions, the company raised more than $116,000 to support its food bank partners in five states. 

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In South Florida, JM Family’s Deerfield Beach headquarters exceeded $87,000 in donations to support Feeding South Florida’s (FSF) ongoing mission to provide families with nutritious meals. This total surpassed last year’s campaign donation by more than 30 percent. Local associates also volunteered their time, sorting nearly 63,000 pounds of food, which equals more than 52,000 meals provided to food insecure individuals from throughout South Florida. FSF, a member of the Feeding America network of food banks, annually rescues 46 million pounds of food, serving 706,130 individuals in need of food assistance from Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.
 
According to Feeding America, in the U.S. one in eight people currently struggle with hunger. This epidemic impacts a variety of individuals in communities across the country, however children and seniors may be at greater risk than others.

As part of JM Family's philanthropic efforts, associates share their time, talents and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities in which they live and work. JM Family’s corporate giving efforts are focused on four areas – empowering families and nurturing children, providing for essential needs, promoting education and preserving the environment.
 
About JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

JM Family Enterprises, Inc., founded by Jim Moran in 1968, is a $15.1 billion automotive company ranked No. 20 on Forbes’ list of “America’s Largest Private Companies.” It is also ranked No. 51 by FORTUNE® as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, its 20th consecutive year on the list. JM Family has more than 4,200 associates and its primary subsidiaries include: Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota; JM&A Group, one of the leading independent providers of finance and insurance (F&I) products in the automotive industry; World Omni Financial Corp., a diversified financial services company; and JM Lexus, the largest volume Lexus dealership in the world. Headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla., JM Family has major U.S. operations in Jacksonville and Margate, Fla.; Commerce and Alpharetta, Ga.; Mobile, Ala.; and St. Louis, Mo. Interact with JM Family at Facebook.com/JMFamilyEnterprises.

About JM Family Corporate Philanthropy

Founded in 1968 by automotive legend Jim Moran, JM Family Enterprises, Inc. is committed to continuing his guiding philosophy of giving back to the communities where our associates live and work. By sharing time, talents and resources, we keep his spirit alive and cultivate something significant and lasting – stronger families and stronger communities. JM Family's corporate philanthropy is focused on four areas of giving – empowering families and nurturing children, providing for essential needs, promoting education and preserving our environment. Our philanthropic mission is to be a leader in corporate citizenship, and through strategic utilization of our resources, improve the quality of life in the communities in which we live and work.