Merck recently announced a fifth round of grants in its Merck for Mothers Global Grants program dedicated to reducing maternal mortality in locations where there is the greatest need. Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative launched in 2011 to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life, supports the corporate grant program which enables Merck offices around the world to aid nongovernmental organizations that are improving maternal health.
IRVING, Texas, December 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra's retail electricity brand, Ambit Energy, announced that its non-profit organization, Ambit Cares, is donating $180,000 to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks. These funds will help to provide vitally needed food to people who have been affected by the pandemic.
Herbalife Nutrition’s VP of Global Government Affairs, Randall Popelka, discussed how the pandemic has impacted hunger in the US.
It is estimated that up to 132 million more people than previously projected could go hungry by the end of 2020 as the pandemic affects food supply chains, damages economies, and devastates communities. The global need for hunger support far outpaces the world's ability to meet the demand. Collaboration between nonprofit organizations, corporations, government, and NGOs is vital to help those in need get the nutrition they require to thrive.
Herbalife Nutrition supports Feed the Children’s No Hunger Holidays Campaign
For many families across America and around the world, 2020 has been the hungriest year in modern history. There will be more empty plates this holiday season than ever before due to the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has brought the importance of Feed the Children’s work to light as many families face unexpected challenges and are forced to make choices about basic needs that most of us could never imagine.
By: Sharon Bligh, Director, Healthier Lives, The Consumer Goods Forum & Ignacio Gavilan, Director, Environmental Sustainability
At our recent Sustainable Retail Summit, the topics of food systems and healthy diets converged quite frequently, with many panellists pointing out where and how these two concepts overlap. Before this year’s SRS, we already knew that our global food systems are in serious need of repair.
Herbalife Nutrition announces a new partnership with the Chinese Red Cross Foundation
As part of Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger (NFZH) global initiative to eradicate hunger and provide nutrition education and resources, Herbalife Nutrition partnered with the Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) to launch the Rural Doctors Online Training program.
By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access
The problem of food insecurity is not new. Yet amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s taken on new urgency, as job loss and school closures disrupt the rhythms of life – and have often left America’s children unsure of where their next meal is coming from.
Herbalife Nutrition Foundation supports over 200,000 children
Herbalife Nutrition Foundation’s Casa Program supports nonprofit organizations that leverage local initiatives and partner with existing charities to provide healthy meals and nutrition education to children and families around the world. Although a pandemic, these partners showed incredible resilience to continue their work during these times of uncertainty. Through their partners’ hard work and the support of their committed distributors, this year they were able to serve 219,455 children in over 161 Casas Herbalife Nutrition across 57 countries around the world.
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