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United Way Launches Food Security Initiative in Peel Region

General Mills investment will increase access to nutritious, culturally appropriate and affordable food in Mississauga
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October 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, United Way Greater Toronto is announcing support to increase food security in Peel Region. Funded through a $1-million investment from General Mills, United Way will launch six Community Food System Grants in Mississauga and promote community education in a two-year food security initiative. This initiative is focused on going beyond the traditional food distribution model by connecting community agencies, residents and partners across the food system to increase access to food.

Students Leading Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Solutions Can Apply for $10,000 from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships now being accepted.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/-- The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced the opening of the application period for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2019. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5KGive5K to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

Sysco Helps Feed the Hungry While Reducing Seafood Waste

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How can we help feed the hungry in our communities while also reducing seafood waste? Gleaning, with only 1% of participation from commercial fishermen, could help us do just that and would yield about 420 million meals a year! Gleaning is a growing movement in the fishing industry to donate seafood that can’t be sold (and is usually thrown out) to food pantries.

Trinity Seafood, a Sysco specialty seafood company based in New Jersey, recently partnered with local food banks and fishermen to pilot the New Jersey Seafood Gleaning program.

PepsiCo Kicks Off Month-long Global Volunteering Event to Distribute More Than 1.1 Million Nutritious Meals for Those in Need & Support Local Communities

This year, tens of thousands of PepsiCo employees will participate in volunteer events around the world including nutritious meal packing events which will provide more than 1.1 million nutritious meals to communities in need.
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PURCHASE, N.Y., October 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) today announced the kickoff of its annual, month-long global volunteering event, PepsiCo Gives Back, which unites its global employees in volunteer service and community support.

General Mills Employees Make an Impact Across Asia, Africa, India and Latin America

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Across Asia, Africa, India and Latin America, General Mills and our employees are making a powerful difference to ensure that our communities and the environment we depend on can flourish for generations to come.

Learn about our social impact here

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General Mills Employees Pack 500 Relief Kits for Feeding America

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Employees at our World Headquarters recently packed 500 relief kits for Feeding America’s disaster preparedness program. The kits will be used to help those affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes. Donated items included Cheerios, Hamburger Helper, water, peanut butter, dry soup, and more.

Learn more about how Feeding America prepares for disasters, and how you can get involved

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Smithfield Foods Employees Collect More Than 130,000 Pounds of Food to Support Feeding America® During Hunger Action Month®

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SMITHFIELD, Va., October 2, 2019 – Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that its employees across the company’s domestic operations collected more than 130,000 pounds of food in support of Hunger Action Month®, the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks’ awareness campaign, which is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that 37 million Americans, including more than 11 million children, are

Smithfield Foods Donates 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Feed More Ahead of Federated Auto Parts 400

NASCAR’s Aric Almirola and Kroger Join the 43rd Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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RICHMOND, Va., Sepember 24, 2019 - /3BL Media/ – This weekend, Smithfield Foods, Inc., Kroger, and Aric Almirola, NASCAR driver of the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing, joined forces to donate 40,000 pounds of protein to Feed More, central Virginia’s core hunger-relief organization.

Smithfield Foods Donates $5,000 to South Carolina Meals on Wheels Program

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LAURINBURG, N.C., September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $5,000 donation to the Horry County, South Carolina Meals on Wheels program to provide home-delivered meals for elderly individuals in need of food assistance across the county. The program serves more than 500 meals per week throughout Myrtle Beach, Conway, Aynor, and across Horry County.

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