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International Paper Helping to Deliver Nutrition in Louisiana

Press Release

BOGALUSA, La., April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in the communities in which its employee live and work during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. One of the world’s leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has donated 21,500 corrugated boxes to Louisiana food banks, which are providing food to the increasing number of people experiencing job loss or furlough during the pandemic lockdown.

International Paper Provides Funding to Feeding America

Donation provides additional support to fight food insecurity across the nation
Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP), one of the world’s leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $100,000 donation to Feeding America® to support year-round hunger relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s annual $500,000 Leadership Partner commitment to Feeding America®, which supports the nation’s largest relief organization.

Smithfield Foods to Donate 40 Million Servings of Protein to Food Banks Nationwide as Part of COVID-19 Response

Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced its largest donation in company history as food banks across the country struggle to meet the increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 virus.

Sysco Donates 13.5 Million Meals in Four Weeks

Company continues focused, global community response effort in support of vulnerable, food-insecure citizens
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Sysco announced it has donated more than 13.5 million meals over the last four weeks across the global regions where it operates as part of its community response strategy to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Food Rescue Nonprofit, Hess Corporation & Sysco Now Serving Houston’s Hospitality Industry

Second Servings of Houston teams up with Hess Corporation and Sysco to distribute 10,000 chef-prepared meals every week beginning April 9
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With the COVID-19 crisis upon us, Second Servings is devoting time and resources to a new group of Houstonians in need: hospitality workers. Partnering with long-time supporters, Hess Corporation and Sysco, Second Servings announces the “Dinner’s On Us” Program focused on providing take-home chef-prepared family meals to furloughed and unemployed hospitality workers in Houston.

Sysco Provides Food for Loomis Student Breakfast and Lunch Program

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During the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses are stepping up to help their neighbors.

The local Sysco distribution center is one of those businesses. Sysco has been donating food to the Loomis Union School District for its food services program since campuses were closed.

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Hormel Foods Brings its Pantry Project Live to Instagram

Chef and TV Expert from East and West Coast will offer great-tasting pantry recipes in a live cooking show
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vanessa Cantave, a New York City-based chef and caterer; and Laurie March, Los Angeles home expert, TV personality and producer; are headlining a Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL)-hosted Instagram Live (@hormelfoods) event on Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. Eastern time/10 a.m. Central time/9 a.m. Mountain time/8 a.m. Pacific time.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

Press Release

April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

International Paper Boxes Fighting Hunger Amid School Closures in Southern California

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in the communities in which its employee live and work during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has donated 61,000 corrugated boxes to two Feeding America® network member foodbanks in Southern California – Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

Broken Arrow Bar Now Offering Drive-Thru Grocery Service

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Scooter South 40 is part of a pilot “pop-up-shop” program with Sysco, a restaurant supplier.

They have supplies for sale including gloves, dish soap, toilet paper and more. They also have groceries, such as sugar, peanut butter, eggs and bread.

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