In the Triangle, the group runs the Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina and the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.
The cash donation isn't all. Red Hat workers are also running canned food drives. Raleigh executives are throwing their weight behind the drives by offering to donate cash for every 500 cans donated. In Dallas, workers are running a coat drive.
A Red Hat spokesperson said the company felt like it had a duty to be socially responsible this year. When the economy bounces back, Red Hat will bounce back to traditional holiday parties.