Allen Lund Co. employees transported, sorted and bagged food for thousands of Southern California families. ( Courtesy Allen Lund Co. )

The Allen Lund Co. has participated in Navidad en el Barrio for the 15th year in a row.

The company secured perishables and dry goods donated by customers, as well as transporting and sorting food and wrapping gifts.

The company participated with Catholic Charities for the second year, according to a news release.

“Each year our customers donate produce and dry commodities, and in the end, we delivered 15,000 Christmas dinner bags to families throughout Southern California,” Nora Trueblood, director of marketing and communications, said in the release. “Allen Lund Co. also provides volunteers at the Navidad en el Barrio warehouse and this year were on-site at Catholic Charities to load bags of donations and distribute to 300 families.”

This year’s donors to the program include:

  • Rainier Fruit
  • Sage Fruit
  • FirstFruits Marketing
  • Mission Produce
  • Wada Farms Marketing Group
  • Wonderful Citrus
  • Tanimura & Antle

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