Community Food Share to Supply Five Million Meals to Local Residents

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Spectra Logic Supports CFS’s Goal to Provide Meals to Boulder and Broomfield Residents

BOULDER, Colo.—December 11, 2008 – Community Food Share (CFS) efficiently delivers more than four million nutritionally balanced meals each year to food-insecure Boulder and Broomfield county residents through distribution by more than 60 member agencies. The local non-profit is able to convert a single dollar into four meals for children and families in the area. Community Food Share’s 2008 goal is to supply five million meals in 2008—up from the 4.5 million distributed in 2007.

Spectra Logic associates selected Longmont-based Community Food Share as its corporate charity for 2008, and are now volunteering time, and hosting a food and monetary donations drive at Spectra’s Boulder-based headquarters, to support CFS’s mission: to ensure that people in Boulder and Broomfield counties are food secure.

Thanks to community support, CFS is on track to distribute 20 percent more food than was distributed this time last year.

“Community Food Share depends on local retailers, manufacturers, national food industry sources and community food drive donations to maintain its food supply,” said Ishan Sinha, CFS’s assistant development director. “Our 60 Member Agencies can then select donated food items from the warehouse’s inventory and distribute food items based on the needs of the clients they serve.”

Community Food Share has several open volunteer opportunities including: drivers, cashiers, food sorters, and meal deliveries. To donate food items, make a financial contribution or volunteer time to Community Food Share, please visit the Web site, e-mail Ishan Sinha or call 303/652-3663 ext. 209.

“Spectra Logic associates join each holiday season to support a local non-profit in the Boulder region, so we may give back to the great community where we were founded in 1979,” said Leigh Grace, Spectra Logic’s public relations manager. “This year, Spectra will support its chosen charity, Community Food Share, to help impoverished community members this holiday season.”

About Community Food Share
Community Food Share exists to ensure that no one in Boulder and Broomfield counties goes hungry.  The need in our community for food assistance is great. There are over 45,000 people in Boulder and Broomfield counties living in poverty, and 10,000 children enrolled in the School Free Lunch program in the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley school districts. Now in our 27th year of service, Community Food Share distributes food to those in need through a network of 61 human service Member Agencies and several Direct Service programs targeting at-risk populations.  All food is distributed free of charge. Community Food Share projects distributing over 5 million meals in 2008, 500,000 more meals than in 2007. www.communityfoodshare.org.

About Spectra Logic Corporation                                                                                                                     
Spectra Logic custom-builds innovative backup and archive solutions for secondary storage, to protect data after it migrates from primary disk.   More than 20,000 companies worldwide have implemented Spectra Logic solutions to address tiered storage needs. Spectra Logic solutions provide features that are built in, not bolted on, so customers can easily add capacity, encryption, deduplication, energy monitoring, media health reporting, and much more.  Spectra Logic is available 24×7 to provide worldwide support. Spectra Logic’s corporate headquarters and US-based manufacturing has been located in Boulder, Colorado since the company’s founding in 1979.

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CONTACT: Spectra Logic, Leigh Grace, 704-231-9789, leighg@spectralogic.com, Twitter: @leighgrace

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