Matt’s 10K Run to Fight Hunger Nets 40,000 Meals for Hungry Families
July 8, 2015-Greensboro, NC
On Saturday, July 4th close to 200 runners and walkers gathered at Fleet Feet running store for “Matt’s 10K Run to Fight Hunger. The mission was to donate checks, cash, and cans for to help those in hunger. In all, $5,600 was raised which equates to 40,000 meals for Second Harvest Food Bank. Local business owners Matt and Amy Ketterman put the group run on annually. “The food banks are low in the summer time and kids do not have the benefit of school lunches so we felt the urge to help out in mid-summer,” explained Amy.
Matt and Amy Ketterman own a local flooring company that services the apartment, rental home, and real estate market. Their company, Got You Floored, is devoted to of helping the hungry as well. Besides paying all the expenses for the run, the company also donates $10 from their profits to fight hunger when customers order carpet on line. Each year, over 50,000 meals are donated by the company.
“Our staff and customer base is really engaged in helping those who are truly in need. It is very humbling to see the running community come together at one time to help such a great cause,” said Matt.