April 13, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
E&E Foods Receives 2020 Donor of the Year Award
SeaShare Partner Lauded for Commitment to Ensuring Seafood is Offered at Food Banks
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA — Seashare, a non-profit dedicated to providing nutritious seafood to the national food bank network, recently recognized E&E Foods with its 2020 Donor of the Year Award. The Seattle-based seafood company rallied its employees at the end of the year to donate generously to SeaShare, and the results provided more than 232,000 seafood servings to food banks and feeding centers.
E&E also donated 101,000 pounds of seafood to the nonprofit for food bank distribution at the beginning of the pandemic. The seafood company has partnered with SeaShare for eight years to help feed nutritious seafood to those in need.
“E&E is very privileged to receive the Donor of the Year award. We are happy to help in distributing the most eco-friendly and nutritious protein available, which is seafood! This honor was all made possible by the generous donations from our employees, who have continued to accept the challenge of supporting our tradition of helping to feed the hungry,” said Tab Goto, E&E Chairman.
“E&E and its employees have helped us feed thousands of families over the years. Their generosity and leadership have been instrumental as we respond to the current pandemic,” said Jim Harmon, Executive Director of SeaShare.
About SeaShare: SeaShare is a 501c3 nonprofit based on Bainbridge Island, WA, founded in 1994 to combine the resources of the U.S. seafood industry to fight hunger. It is the only U.S. nonprofit focused on seafood as a source of nutrition for food banks and has distributed over 250 million servings. For more information, or to find out how you can get involved, visit https://www.seashare.org and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.