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Sodexo Healthcare Donates $103,000 Worth of Ready-to-eat Meals to the Community Foodbank of New Jersey With the Help of Move for Hunger and Total Quality Logistics

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $60,000 Donation to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to its clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 20 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from NY did not go to waste. In collaboration with Move For Hunger and Total Quality Logistics, the pallets were successfully transported to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ).

Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Launch Fundraising Campaign to Support Local and Global Communities

Shoppers and suppliers alleviate poverty, improve children’s nutrition and expand healthy food access and nutrition education
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Whole Foods Market’s three philanthropic Foundations have combined forces to kick off the Communities Campaign today, a two-week drive to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers. 

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Donates $1 Million to Food Banks Across the U.S.

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GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- October 08, 2020 /3BL Media/– The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that a donation of $1 million from Sodexo’s global Stop Hunger Endowment Fund was distributed to 27 food banks during Hunger Action Month. Areas included Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Louisville, KY, New York City, Washington, and more.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Northern Trust Corporate Philanthropy: Broadening the Opportunity

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Northern Trust is committed to creating more equitable opportunities to achieve long-term financial success for those who too often face unfair hurdles because of their race, ethnicity, gender, geography or socio-economic conditions.

Our approach to corporate philanthropy addresses four key areas: Education, Food, Healthcare and Housing. In the coming weeks and months, we will highlight why we are focused on each vital aspect of enriching our communities.

Sodexo Healthcare Donates $650,000 Ready-to-Eat Meals to Sinai Health System and the Greater Chicago Food Depository With The Help of Move For Hunger and Nelson Westerberg

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $100,000 Donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, alongside meal donation
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic impact. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 139 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from Detroit did not go to waste.

Albertsons Companies' Nourishing Neighbors Launches Major Fundraising Drive to Provide Healthy Breakfasts for Children in Need

Campaign joins with customers to fund millions of breakfasts; effort builds on nearly $100 million raised for hunger relief in 2020 alone
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Every child deserves a healthy breakfast. Every day.

That’s the stand taken by Albertsons Companies’ Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund, which throughout September will enable customers to donate money to help provide millions of healthy breakfasts for children in the communities they serve.

Global Citizen Fellowship Program Powered by Beygood Announces 2020 Cohort

The global citizen fellowship program powered by Beygood offers 10 paid, year-long placements in south Africa annually
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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 29 July 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global Citizen Africa has announced candidates for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD. The program, which launched in 2019 following the overwhelming success of financial and policy commitments made at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in December 2018, is intended to provide young people with remarkable opportunities to fulfil their dreams. 
 

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Awards Scholarships to Students for Efforts to End Childhood Hunger

Students each awarded $10,000 in scholarships and grants; Sodexo employees additionally granted $5,000 for nonprofits of choice.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused the cancellation of the 21st Annual Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation dinner, students and Sodexo employees were formally recognized today for their innovative efforts to achieve the goal of zero hunger by 2030, guided by the belief that Bright Futures Begin When Hunger Ends.

Impossible Foods and Colin Kaepernick Fight Food Insecurity and Racial Injustice

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As COVID-19 tears throughout the U.S., the coronavirus may not be the deadliest part of the pandemic. CNN reports that the resulting hunger crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, especially minorities.

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