HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 91-4692, by Representatives Bowman, Kremen, Wilson, Brumsickle, Spanel, R. Johnson and Rasmussen


      WHEREAS, Hunger and malnutrition are major issues that concern all citizens of Washington State; and

      WHEREAS, One of the most effective ways to combat hunger and malnutrition is to allow private industry and volunteer organizations to work together to solve this problem; and

      WHEREAS, The Northwest Food Processors Association and Food Lifeline have joined forces to fight hunger.  Members of the Food Processors Association donate large quantities of wholesome, nutritious, surplus food to Food Lifeline, who then distributes it to local food banks; and

      WHEREAS, Food Lifeline is providing the management for the program, and all other goods and services, including the food, the processing, the storage, and the transportation, are donated to the program; and

      WHEREAS, National Frozen Food Corporation and Bellingham Frozen Foods have donated food, Western Concord provided plastic bags, Container Corporation of America provided corrugated boxes, Americold provided cold storage, and Associated Grocers and Safeway have provided truck transportation to the food bank project;

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize the contributions made by these organizations to end hunger, and urge other organizations in the food processing industry to join in this program; and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Dave Klick, Executive Director of the Washington Food Processors Council.


     I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of

     Resolution 4692 adopted by the House of Representatives

                         June 26, 1991.





       Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives