Forgotten Harvest, Detroit's food rescue organization, celebrated its supporters recently and THE ROSENBERG GROUP was honored to be recognized. The 27th Annual Comedy Night highlights the hard word and success of Forgotten Harvest in feeding our communities hungry families. Headllining the evening was Jim Gaffigan, a four time Grammy nominated comedian, actor and best selling author. Gaffigan is known for his humor centering on fatherhood, he's a father of five children, and his observations on life and food.
Forgotten Harvest. formed in 1990, is based in Oak Park, Michigan, and works to fight hunger and waste. Last year, the organization rescued over 41 millions pounds of food by collecting surplus prepared and perishable food from 800 locations, including grocery stores, fruit and vegetable markets, restaurants, farmers and wholesale distributors.
It's here we help kids with cognitive and physical challenges learn and practice everyday life skills such as following traffic signs while crossing the street. Students put their skills to action buying popcorn and heading to a mini movie while others travel to the salon to get their nails done. A visit to the village wouldn't be complete without a stop at the pet store to play with a snake or hold a reptile. It's all part of Baird's corporate, global initiative, Baird Gives Back. This year some 1,400 volunteers from more than 100 branches from England and Germany to California and Michigan volunteered at 128 non-profit organizations making our world a bit smaller and sweeter.