Graves Gallery – Joins Effort to Fight Hunger

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January 20, 2010 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
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Joins Effort to Fight Hunger

Three-week Food Drive:Fullerton, CA (Tuesday, January 19, 2010) – Graves Gallery has announced that they will be partnering with many other Orange County artists and arts organizations to fight hunger through a three-week food drive, January 16 – February 14. The campaign, entitled Arts Can, is being coordinated by Arts Orange County in tandem with the Community Action Partnership of Orange County, which operates the Orange County Food Bank.Anyone interested in donating to the food drive is welcome to bring non-parishable food items, such as canned goods, to Graves Gallery located at 114 E Amerige Avenue in Fullerton, CA.”The condition of the economy has dramatically affected many people in our communities, and this is just one way we can help support our community members and reduce the strain felt by those we care about,” said Gary Graves, owner of Graves Gallery.Arts venues, organizations and galleries of all sizes throughout Orange County are participating and will be promoting the drive to their members, audiences, donors and staff in a variety of ways, encouraging them to donate canned food.Individuals wishing to contribute to the campaign can also do so through the OC Food Bank’s “Virtual Food Drive” at www.ocfoodbank.org, where they can credit the “Arts Can” campaign by selecting it from the pull-down menu of current food drive efforts.The Orange County Food Bank distributes over 15 million pounds of food each year to vulnerable people. Over 325 other charities rely on the Food Bank for the food they distribute. Those organizations include churches, senior centers, shelters, community centers, and social service agencies. Those charities feed seniors on fixed incomes, disabled individuals, the unemployed, homeless persons, and the working poor. The Food Bank also feeds 1,400 people directly each day in communities throughout our county.Arts Orange County is the leader in building appreciation, participation and support for the arts and arts education throughout Orange County, operating the comprehensive arts & cultural events website SparkOC.com, producing the annual Imagination Celebration and Orange County Arts Awards, and serving as the official local arts agency of the County of Orange and state-local partner of the California Arts Council.For more information on the Arts Can food drive or Graves Gallery, visit the Graves Gallery web site at www.GravesGallery.com or call (714) 879-1993.ABOUT GRAVES GALLERY – Graves Gallery works with mainly on promoting Fullerton area artists and their work and is the most recent addition to Graves Design and Communications, LLC. Graves Design is a full-service marketing and advertising agency located at 114 E. Amerige Avenue in Fullerton, CA. Specializing in brand development, graphic design, website development and email marketing, they have been helping local businesses build their image and improve their sales since 1999.###Graves Design and Communications, LLC114 E Amerige Ave.Fullerton, CA 92832Phone: (714) 879-1993 Fax: (714) 276-0190www.gravescom.com

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