REDW LLC, one of the Southwestâ€™s 10 largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms, is proud to announce that it has been named the â€œChief Bean Countersâ€ in the annual â€œHill of Beansâ€ Food Drive. This is the fourth year the Firm has received this honor.
The competition benefits theÂ St. Maryâ€™s Food Bank AllianceÂ and is in its 19th year. By participating, local accountants and financial planners are asked to collect the most â€œbeansâ€ for St. Maryâ€™s; each pound of non-perishable food counts as one â€œbeanâ€ and every dollar collected counts as seven â€œbeans.â€ This year, REDW contributed a winning 33,522 beans, beating last yearâ€™s win of 25,025 and translating to tens of thousands of meals for hungry Arizona families.
â€œThis is an example of REDWâ€™s culture and commitment to public service,â€ said Steve Harris, Audit & Consulting Principal. â€œIn the communities that we live, work and serve, REDWâ€™s team members support dozens of nonprofit organizations and their causes with both hands-on work and financial support.â€
Founded in 1967, St. Maryâ€™s Food Bank Alliance is the worldâ€™s first food back and one of the largest food banks in the United States. They serve 13 of the 15 counties in Arizona.