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Thank You to Our Global Nonprofit Partners Fighting COVID-19

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Stanley Black & Decker has created a COVID-19 philanthropic outreach program to help our communities around the world combat the effects of the pandemic.

The company has partnered with nonprofit organizations dedicated to immediate relief and recovery efforts, those providing support for hospitals and frontline workers and organizations ensuring all communities have basic needs, such as food.

Hormel Foods Announces Giving Tuesday Donations to Help Others this Holiday Season

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AUSTIN, Minn., December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced several Giving Tuesday donations to help others this holiday season. The company is donating $20,000 to Make-A-Wish Minnesota to help make the wishes of more children come true, and $20,000 to Feeding America.

Smithfield Foods Contributes 80,000-Pound Protein Donation for 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive

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HAMPTON, Va., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. today donated more than 75,000 pounds of protein to mark the 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon food drive, benefitting the 

Innovating to Live Better, Walmart Foundation and Nonprofits Fight Childhood Food Insecurity

By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access
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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.

T‑Mobile Kicks Off #CaptureKindness Campaign to Help Feeding America® Give 15 Million Meals and Take Back 2020 With a Magenta Wave of Positivity

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What’s the news: Starting on World Kindness Day (Nov.13) through Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1) and ending on Dec.4, 2020, T-Mobile is closing out this year by spreading the love and asking everyone to #CaptureKindness. Photos and stories posted on social media, along with customer clicks in the T-Mobile Tuesdays App on Giving Tuesday, will translate to the Un-carrier’s biggest contribution to Feeding America® ever — up to 15 million meals* delivered to families across the U.S.

Why it matters: Millions of Americans are facing food insecurity right now, particularly due to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. T-Mobile wants to give back and do it while making others feel good — providing people a reason to smile and hopefully encouraging all of us to reconnect with our communities. Leave it up to the Supercharged Un-Carrier to help supercharge America’s kindness (with even more kindness!) through the #CaptureKindness campaign.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who needs a little positivity in their life right now (and who doesn’t!?!).

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What’s the news: Starting on World Kindness Day (Nov.13) through Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1) and ending on Dec.4, 2020, T-Mobile is closing out this year by spreading the love and asking everyone to #CaptureKindness. Photos and stories posted on social media, along with customer clicks in the T-Mobile Tuesdays App on Giving Tuesday, will translate to the Un-carrier’s biggest contribution to Feeding America® ever — up to 15 million meals* delivered to families across the U.S.

Why it matters: Millions of Americans are facing food insecurity right now, particularly due to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. T-Mobile wants to give back and do it while making others feel good — providing people a reason to smile and hopefully encouraging all of us to reconnect with our communities. Leave it up to the Supercharged Un-Carrier to help supercharge America’s kindness (with even more kindness!) through the #CaptureKindness campaign.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who needs a little positivity in their life right now (and who doesn’t!?!).

Morgan Stanley Donates Additional $2.5 Million to Hunger Relief Organizations Worldwide Through Move for Meals Campaign

Employees Walked 250 Million Steps to Raise Awareness of Hunger Globally
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Morgan Stanley today announced a donation of $2.5 million to hunger relief organizations worldwide, equaling 25 million meals, as a result of its latest employee campaign: Move for Meals. From October 16-18, nearly 10,500 employees in more than 440 cities around the world participated in the Move for Meals Campaign, walking 250 million steps to raise awareness about global hunger in recognition of World Food Day. 

Albertsons Companies Thanks Generous Customers for Record-breaking Donations Toward Nourishing Neighbors Childhood Hunger Relief

Customers donated $9.3 million at checkstands in September to enable 37.5 million healthy breakfasts; company and customer donations have now topped $110 million in 2020
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Thanks to the generosity of customers, the Albertsons Companies Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund raised a record $9.3 million in its September campaign to provide healthy breakfasts for children in need across its market areas. The funds – raised at the register and directed to local organizations in each store’s community – will enable 37.5 million breakfasts throughout the country.

Nourishing Neighbors is a charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation, which is working to eradicate hunger in America.

A  Neighbourhood  Lens  on  Food Security

Maybe you’ve heard the term ‘food desert,’ but what about ‘food swamp’? Here’s what that means—and why you might be living in one without even knowing it.
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Food insecurity doesn’t always look like you think. Many of us have heard the term food desert, which refers to communities that don’t have grocery stores, farmer’s markets or other healthy food providers. They’re usually located in low-income areas, and unsurprisingly, they often have high rates of food insecurity.  

Minnesota Food and Agriculture Leaders Launch Coalition to Address Top Challenges

Globally-leading cluster of food and agriculture businesses, agriculture research institutions, and innovators team up to tackle climate change and other pressing challenges
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MINNEAPOLIS – SAINT PAUL, October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, CEOs and executive leaders from many of the world's largest food and agriculture companies and key research institutions celebrated the launch of MBOLD™, a coalition that brings together Minnesota's unique array of global leaders to address major challenges facing the food and agriculture sectors.

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