Markey's Des Moines, Iowa office once again was the audiovisual
provider for the Annual Hunger Fight, a function of Meals from the Heartland. During the Annual Hunger Fight over 5 million
meals are packed to be shipped to hungry people all over the world, with teams
from local companies, schools and other organizations lending a hand to help
fight hunger. This year's event was August
28-31st at Hy-Vee Hall in the Iowa Event Center, where Markey's is the preferred in-house audiovisual provider.
Markey's role was not only to provide projection of hunger
statistics on a large screen for all to see, but also to keep count of the
growing number of meals assembled. This
was shown on the bottom third of the screen every hour to keep everyone excited
about the progress being made. A
Robo-cam was also installed in the hall so that it could be zoomed in on certain
volunteers to show their work on the big screen, to the cheers of others. Markey's was able to help keep the energy
level high by playing upbeat music and using bright lighting.
Volunteers this year packed 5,171,040 meals over the four
days, setting a new record for the Annual Hunger Strike.
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