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General Mills Employees Help Raise Over $263,000 in 2020 Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon

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General Mills was proud to sponsor and participate in the 2020 Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon to support Second Harvest Heartland. Just over $263,000 was raised to help provide meals to those in need in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

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New Holland Agriculture Promotes the Human Face of Agribusinesses in Brazil


In Brazil, agriculture is currently stimulating intense debate, some of which is not factually based. Given this backdrop, New Holland Agriculture, a global agricultural brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), believes it is important to take a stand to demonstrate the benefits of the Industry. This is being facilitated through the launch of the "Agro, who really knows, admires" campaign.

Food of World Brings Hope to Africa Through Protein Bars


The inspirational Food of World (FFW) project, carried out with the support of New Holland Construction, a construction brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), has set out to start a humanitarian initiative that has the potential to help thousands of people across Africa.

$150,000 in Grants Available for Newark-led Organizations to Improve Community Health and Fresh Food Access; Applications Being Accepted Now

Whole Cities Foundation Commits to Additional Three-Year Investment of $555,000 for Newark’s Local Food Initiatives
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NEWARK, NJ, January 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark organizations can apply now for $150,000 in grants through February 20. 

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

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SCE Gives Nonprofit’s Kitchen Remodeling Plan a Boost

The donation of a combi oven and two electric induction cooktops helps The River’s Edge Ranch expand to serve more people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.

by Mary Ann Milbourn, Energized by Edison Writer

The cooks at The River’s Edge Ranch in Lucerne Valley face a daunting task: They prepare three meals a day for the 30 men who work at the ranch — all from a 400-square-foot kitchen that has a single standard-size range with four gas burners.

This time of year can be even more hectic. The cooks start a day in advance cooking for upward of 100 members and their families during the drug and alcohol treatment center’s annual Christmas celebration.

Longer Events Increase our Opportunities to Give Back


Through Sands Cares, our charitable giving and community engagement program, we strive to provide numerous community volunteer opportunities for our Team Members throughout the year. Often, these are singular, one-day events, like planting a community garden or helping to build a home with Habitat for Humanity. We also sponsor events that span days—and sometimes months—filled with multiple, thematically connected opportunities.

CIT Donates 1.5 Million Meals This Holiday Season to Fight Hunger

Campaign exceeded goal by 50%
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NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced the results of its second annual One Million Meals1 campaign to fight hunger in partnership with Feeding America®.

St. Vincent de Paul Receives Large Donation From Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods for Food Drive

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Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods Corporation, have partnered up to donate over 1,000 Hormel half hams, and over 12,000 jars of peanut butter to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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How General Mills' Hometown Heroes Help Those Facing Hunger in Their Communities


The past few months, 25 Convenience and Foodservice employee teams at General Mills  have worked in groups to volunteer for their local Feeding America food bank, and surprise them with $5,000 grants from the General Mills Foundation. From the Food Bank of Iowa to Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, a total of $125,000 was provided across the country to help those facing hunger in General Mills’ hometown communities through the C&F Hometown Heroes program.


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