Bob McCabe Appointed to Feeding South Florida’s Board of Directors
January 15, 2014
Paco Vélez, CEO of Feeding South Florida™, is pleased to announce that Bob McCabe, a resident of Palm Beach, Fla., has been appointed to Feeding SouthFlorida’s Board of Directors for one three-year term.
The Board of Directors at Feeding South Florida is a dedicated and passionate group of individuals committed to the mission of ending hunger in South Florida. According to Feeding South Florida’s records, 949,910 individuals in South Florida struggle to put food on the table; 296,600 of those are children. The food insecurity rate in SouthFlorida is 17 percent, with Florida having the fifth highest food insecurity rate in the United States.
“We are delighted that Bob is a member of our Board of Directors,” said Vélez. “Not only is he a respected businessman, but also dedicates his time to help the local non-profit community. He is a great asset in furthering our mission to end hunger in South Florida.”
McCabe is executive director, branch manager for Morgan Stanley’s West Palm Beach offices, located at 777 South Flagler Dr. He has over 29 years of experience in the finance field.
For the past two years, he hasbeen involved with volunteering at Feeding South Florida’s headquarters in Pembroke Park. For several years, he has also been advocating for the homeless at The Lord’s Place in West Palm Beach, Fla.; and for The Haven, a home for underprivileged boys in Palm Beach County, Fla.
McCabe holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and finance from Manhattan College in Riverdale, N.Y. He has lived in Florida for 17 years.
“I’m honored to be a part of Feeding South Florida’s Board of Directors,” said McCabe. “I feel that it’s very important to make a difference, and to be involved with an organization that is so truly committed to service in our local community.”
About Feeding South Florida™
Feeding South Florida’s mission is to end hunger in South Florida by providing immediate access to nutritious food, leading hunger and poverty advocacy efforts, and transforming lives through innovative programming and education. Through a local network of approximately 350 nonprofit partner agencies, Feeding South Florida strives to serve the almost 1 million individuals in need, including 296,600 children, older adults and the working poor, in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. As a member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading hunger relief charity with 202 food banks in the network, Feeding South Florida is the sole Feeding America food bank in South Florida, and the largest in the state, distributing nearly 35 million pounds of food annually. For more information on how you can get involved with Feeding South Florida, visit http://www.feedingsouthflorida.org, call 954.518.1818 or follow Feeding South Florida on Facebook at facebook.com/FeedingSFL and Twitter at twitter.com/FeedingSFL.
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McCabe, Bob [MC????]
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I believe that Bob is a member of the Class of 1983,
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
McCabe, Bob [MC1983]
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