FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mobile Meals Inc. to Merge with Family & Community Services, Inc.
AKRON, Ohio (March 10, 2016) – The Board of Directors of Mobile Meals Inc. (“MMI”) announced today that they have decided to enter into an agreement with Family & Community Services, Inc. (“F&CS”) to merge their organization effective May 1, 2016.
Family & Community Services, Inc. is currently one of the largest social service agencies in Northeast Ohio and has spent the past 70 years helping individuals of all ages, from providing life’s basic needs – food, clothing and shelter – to counseling and mentoring services. Mobile Meals, Inc. has been providing meals and nutritional services for over forty-five years across five counties in Northeast Ohio.
“As we continue to grow and move our organization into the future, it is imperative that Mobile Meals looks to other non-profits that share our same vision and values. We feel confident that F&CS is the perfect fit for our organization and we’re looking forward to sharing resources and serving even more clients,” said Blake Babcock, president/ceo.
F&CS Executive Director, Mark Frisone, is eager for the merge saying, “What Mobile Meals brings to the table aligns perfectly with what F&CS values. This will allow them to continue serving their clients while still achieving a high level of customer service. Mobile Meals has an outstanding reputation in the community, and our goal is to help them maintain that while serving more.”
Mobile Meals office will remain in Akron and they will continue to serve their current clients. The merger will allow MMI to serve more clients in Northeast Ohio.
About Mobile Meals, Inc.
Mobile Meals is a Meals on Wheels organization operating in Northeast Ohio – Mobile Meals Inc. of Cleveland, Elyria, Lorain, Medina, Kent, Ravenna, Aurora, Akron, Barberton, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Stow and Counties of Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina and Summit.
About Family & Community Services, Inc.
In time of need people turn to Family & Community Services (F&CS). As one of the largest social services agency in Northeast Ohio, F&CS has spent the past 70 years helping individuals of all ages. From providing life’s basic needs– food, clothing shelter – to counseling and mentoring services, F&CS has touched the lives of countless individuals. F&CS is able to carry out its mission because of its network of volunteers and support from the community. Over the past 5 years, F&CS has doubled its number of program offerings underscoring its commitment to serving the people of Northeast Ohio for years to come.