GREENSBORO, NC -- Brady, a company that provides energy systems and comprehensive HVAC building solutions for commercial and industrial facilities across North Carolina, announces today that associates across the company’s nine locations raised nearly $1,900 and more than 300 cans of food for donation to local food banks. According to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina website, for every dollar donated, the food bank can provide $10 worth of food or five meals. This means the donation will provide more than 9,420 meals to hungry families across the state.

“The economy has really hit families hard,” says Jim Brady, president of Brady. “Our associates all feel grateful to have stable employment and wanted to share their good fortune by helping their neighbors who are struggling to put food on the table.”

Brady, which employs 328 North Carolinians, has a culture of community giving. The associates are known for their involvement with a local non-profit organizations. This is the third year that Brady associates have conducted the food drive. Additionally, company owners donate significant sums of money and equipment to education programs across the state.