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The Power Of Purpose: How Feeding America Works With Brands To Tackle The Problem Of Hunger

By Afdhel Aziz
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As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Feeding America, Catherine Davis works to increase public awareness of hunger in America. She is responsible for identifying innovative ways to engage the public in Feeding America’s mission, as well as enhancing the organization’s reputation as one of the most-admired nonprofit brands in the country. 

Hormel Foods Donates More Than 6,000 Pounds of Food to Fisher Houses Across the Nation, Helping to Feed Military & Veterans’ Families This Easter

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AUSTIN, Minn., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its continued effort to support the U.S. military, the makers of Hormel® Cure 81® hams donated care packages full of Hormel Foods products to 42 Fisher Houses throughout the United States, feeding more than 1,500 military and veterans’ family members for the Easter holiday.

Costa Cruises and Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus: The Battle Against Food Waste Arrives in Genoa

The collaboration project between Costa Cruises and Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus to recover and reuse surplus food for social purposes continues in the Ligurian city with Costa Fortuna
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GENOA, Italy, April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The collaboration project between Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus food bank to recover and reuse surplus food produced on board cruise ships for social purposes continues. Costa Fortuna, calling today at Genoa, has officially become part of the Costa ships' food donation programme.

Sysco Partners with Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s The Store to Help Feed Those in Need

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Sysco’s new sponsorship with Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s non-profit organization, The Store, as part of our Nourishing Neighbors initiative, will provide refrigeration equipment for The Store facility and fresh produce through FreshPoint. We are dedicated to fighting hunger in our communities and to #DeliveringaBetterTomorrow. By 2025, our goal is to donate 200 million meals and $50 million in support of our local communities.

Scaling Your Volunteer Program for Greater Impact

How Charles Schwab turned Volunteer Week into a cultural movement
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Schwab Volunteer Week has become a key part of Charles Schwab’s culture. What started as one day of volunteering in seven cities has quickly spread to 170 communities, engaging nearly 7,000 employees and supporting 300 nonprofits across the country.

How did they create that kind of scale with a small team? And how is it helping them create greater impact all year round? Amanda Lenaghan, Senior Program Manager at Charles Schwab, shares her secrets to success in this blog.

Home Cooking With Love Has Special Meaning for Chef Roshara Sanders and Whirlpool

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When someone says the phrase, Home Cooking with Love, those words can have a variety of meanings. While food provides nourishment for the body, cooking can provide nourishment for the soul. A dish, recipe or meal can be a lovely way to connect friends, family or anyone around the table.

Hunger, Help, and Hope: Albertsons Companies Highlights Food and Financial Outreach and Releases Community Impact Report for Foundation Giving

Customers and employees help contribute nearly $262 million to support important causes in 2018
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BOISE, Idaho, April 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation today announced the results of a wide-ranging donation and community involvement effort to effect change in the neighborhoods they serve.

Through the hard work of its employees and generosity of its customers, the nation’s second-largest food and drug retailer contributed nearly $262 million in food and financial support to important causes in 2018, continuing a long history of grassroots and enterprise-wide outreach.

Which Wich® Project PB&J® Partners with Hormel Foods and its SKIPPY® Brand for April “Spread The Love” Campaign to Help Fight Hunger

Hormel Foods to match donation up to $20,000 during drive to donate PB&J sandwiches in local communities where one sandwich equals $1
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DALLAS, April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Which Wich’s philanthropic foundation, Project PB&J, was created five years ago with a vision of making the world a better place one PB&J sandwich at a time. This year, with National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day on Tuesday, April 2, Which Wich is teaming up with Hormel Foods and its SKIPPY® peanut butter brand to host a month-long virtual spreading party throughout April to benefit hunger relief efforts in local communities.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to the Tarrant Area Food Bank

Kroger and NASCAR Driver Aric Almirola Join the Ninth Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger have joined forces to donate more than more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Tarrant Area Food Bank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

Why PepsiCo Wants to Close the Gender Crop Gap

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With the scale and reach of its agricultural sourcing, PepsiCo wants to help farmers across its global supply chain become more sustainable. This is especially true of female farmers, who face significant barriers in what is increasingly being called the “crop gap.”

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