MEANS DATABASE AND HACKEREARTH TO HOST HACKATHON TO FIGHT HUNGER ON SATURDAY MARCH 31st

Programmers From Around the DC Region Will Gather at American University to Expand MEANS Database’s Proven Food Recovery Web Platform and Feed Those In Need

WHAT: Programmers, user experience designers, and full stack developers from around DC will gather to help MEANS Database expand and update their proven food recovery platform. MEANS Database is a non-profit tackling food waste and hunger, and in its three years of operation, the organization has moved more than 1.65 million pounds of food.

WHO: Maria Rose Belding, Executive Director of MEANS Database, and a nationally recognized anti-hunger speaker, will be in attendance along with the rest of MEANS Database’s senior team. Coders from around the region will also be attending.

WHEN: Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m

WHERE: Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building, American University

3501 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

ABOUT: MEANS Database is a nonprofit that uses 21st-century technology to help food  pantries connect with each other and local donors – diverting food from landfills and into the hands of those who need it. Visit m-db.co/press for full press kit.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Zoey Jordan Salsbury, Deputy Director, MEANS Database

Cell: 206-538-4850 / Email: zoey@meansdatabase.org

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Sample Social Media Pushes

Twitter:

.@MEANSDatabase, a nonprofit tech startup tackling food waste + hunger, has recovered over 1.65 million pounds of food in three years.

Want to be a part of their work? Join their @HackerEarth #Hackathon in DC and help #HackHunger on March 31st >>> hck.re/hacktoendhunger

Have coding experience of any kind? Want to help fight hunger?

Join @MEANSDatabase, a nonprofit tech startup tackling food waste + hunger, and @HackerEarth on March 31st at @AmericanU to help them #HackHunger >>> hck.re/hacktoendhunger

Over 30% of food in the US is thrown out. @MEANSDatabase’s innovative nonprofit web platform rescues that food and gets it to those in need.

Want to be a part of their work? Join their @HackerEarth #Hackathon in DC and help #HackHunger on March 31st >>> hck.re/hacktoendhunger

 

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MEANS Database, a nonprofit tech startup tackling food waste and hunger, has recovered over 1.65 million pounds of food in three years. They’re looking for coders like you to join them at their Hackathon in DC on March 31st to help them #HackHunger.

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Do you have coding experience of any kind? Want to build your portfolio and show future employers your code live and in action? Want to help put your skills to good use fighting hunger?

Join MEANS Database, a nonprofit tech startup tackling food waste and hunger, on March 31st at American University in Washington, DC to help them #HackHunger!

Over 30% of food in the US is thrown out. MEANS Database’s innovative nonprofit web platform rescues that food and gets it to those in need, in as little as 2 minutes and 37 second.

Want to be a part of their work? Join their HackerEarth Hackathon in DC and help them #HackHunger on March 31st. You’ll see your code making a difference, and have more work to add to your portfolio. Sign up now! >>>