Raleigh, NC (August 1, 2011) – Jeff Truitt, an attorney in Smith Anderson’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Government Contracting practice groups, has been named to the Board of Directors of Stop Hunger Now, Inc.
Mr. Truitt’s practice at Smith Anderson include mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, commercial and finance transactions and government contracting. He also routinely represents early stage, growth and venture-backed companies in all phases of start-up, financing and exits. Mr. Truitt has experience working with clients in a broad range of industries, including technology, software, utilities, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, manufacturing, distribution, energy and professional services.
About Stop Hunger Now
Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world. The organization is driven by a vision of a world without hunger and a mission to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-saving aid to the world's most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources.
Stop Hunger Now’s meal packaging program provides volunteers the opportunity to package dehydrated, high protein, and highly nutritious meals that are used in crisis situations and in school feeding programs for schools and orphanages in developing countries around the world.
In its efforts to respond to emergency needs around the world Stop Hunger Now receives and distributes significant donations of in-kind aid. These donations are large quantities of food, medicines, medical supplies and other such items as may be of use in fighting hunger and providing relief in a crisis.
Stop Hunger Now was awarded Charity Navigator's 4 star rating for financial health. Stop Hunger Now generally spends approximately 96.9% of expenses on program services, leaving just over 3% for fundraising and administration expenses.
About Smith Anderson
Since its inception in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to become the largest Triangle-based law firm and one of the largest in North Carolina. Representing diverse organizations with local, state, national and international interests, our lawyers focus on building and strengthening relationships by understanding our clients’ businesses and customizing our legal solutions accordingly. Our commitment to our clients also extends to our community and profession.