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   Atlas Van Lines Becomes Epic Partner of Move For Hunger
   Wed, 06 Feb 2013, 14:26:12 EST

   NEPTUNE, N.J., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move
   For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization that works with the
   relocation industry, today announces its partnership with Atlas Van
   Lines, one of the nation's top moving companies. To celebrate joining
   Move For Hunger as an Epic Partner, Atlas Headquarters held a local
   food drive on Feb. 1, which resulted in over 3,000-pounds of food
   donations to Tri-State Food Bank, located in Evansville, Ind.

   To date, Atlas and its agents have contributed more than 32,273
   pounds of non-perishable food to local food banks across the U.S.
   That is enough to provide for over 24,800 meals for the less fortunate.

   Atlas and more than 70 Atlas agents are amongst the more than 398
   moving companies that help create one of the nation's largest, year-
   round service programs with Move For Hunger. As part of the
   partnership, Atlas and its agents are building awareness of hunger in the United States and encouraging household move
   customers to donate unused food items to local food banks upon embarking on a household move.

   Atlas' kick-off food drive provided meals to families and individuals in 33 counties across Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois.
   Additionally, 4 Atlas agents celebrated the start of the partnership with food drives starting on Feb. 1 to benefit their local food
   bank.

   "We are thrilled to kick off the new year with the support of Atlas Van Lines, they have already shown an incredible passion for
   our cause and commitment to fighting hunger," says Adam Lowy, executive director of Move For Hunger. "With the help of
   socially responsible companies like Atlas, we can truly make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate."

   For more information on Atlas Van Lines and their partnership with Move For Hunger, visit
   http://www.atlasvanlines.com/moveforhunger/.

   About Atlas Van Lines:

   Atlas Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based
   company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 700 people throughout North America. Nearly 500 Atlas interstate
   moving agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocation, household moving services and in the
   specialized transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, store fixtures and furniture. For more information,
   visit http://www.atlasvanlines.com/ .

   About Move For Hunger:

   Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that partners with relocation, transportation and real estate companies across
   North America to pick up unwanted, unopened food from those who are relocating and deliver it to local food banks. To date,
   Move For Hunger is working with over 650 partners in 44 states and has collected more than one million pounds of food. For
   more information or to find out how you can help support Move For Hunger, visit http://www.MoveForHunger.org/ .


   NEWS SOURCE: Move For Hunger




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