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Life Sciences Cares & Biogen Foundation Help Launch Food for Free's Just Eats Program

$170,000 grants will fill critical gap for 3,000 food insecure families in Greater Boston via Food For Free’s new grocery box program
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Cambridge, Mass., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Life Science Cares Boston and the Biogen Foundation have teamed up as inaugural sponsors of Food For Free’s new Just Eats Grocery Box program, a $170,000 effort to reduce food insecurity for 3,000 area families, starting this month. To launch Just Eats, Life Science Cares, the life science industry platform for giving back, has committed $50,000, and the Biogen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cambridge-based neuroscience pioneer Biogen Inc.

Global Citizen Launches a 'Recovery Plan for the World' - a Campaign to End COVID-19 for All and Kickstart a Global Recovery

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– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

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– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

Herbalife Nutrition and Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Support World Food Programme Relief Efforts in Guatemala

More than $333,000 Allocated to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Eta
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Herbalife Nutrition, announced the allocation of more than $333,000 to World Food Program USA in support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s  emergency response efforts in Guatemala. As part of Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, these funds will focus on food assistance, resilience-building and capacity-strengthening efforts in the wake of Hurricane Eta’s widespread damage to the region.

Kellogg Company Donates $120,000 to Albertsons Companies Foundation's Nourishing Neighbors Initiative

Companies Help Feed the Love this Valentine’s Day through hunger relief efforts
Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) and Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced today that Kellogg is donating $120,000 to Albertsons Companies Foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors initiative. 

Kellogg’s donation is part of a “Feed the Love” campaign, which is being promoted across Albertsons stores during the month of February. Like Kellogg, Albertsons Cos. is committed to the continued fight against hunger through its foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors initiative which is working to eradicate hunger in America.

International Paper's Two Million Box Commitment Continues to Help Feed the Need in California

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As quarantines and stay-at-home orders put people out of work and closed schools in the first few months of 2020, food banks around the world began to see a dramatic increase in need for food. International Paper, a leading producer of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, quickly responded with a commitment to donate two million corrugated boxes to food banks in its communities. As the year drew to a close, team members in the company's Anaheim, Ca. box plant produced the final 5,000 boxes of their commitment.

Smart Agriculture Offers a Path to Zero Hunger and Improved Livelihoods

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Despite decades of progress in reducing hunger, the trend has reversed, and the world is not on track to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2: Zero Hunger by 2030. According to a 2020 United Nations report, nearly 690 million people—60 million more than in 2015 and an estimated 8.9 percent of the world’s total population—are hungry.

How a 'Hamburger' Can Help Alleviate Food Poverty

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When you hear the word ‘Hamburger’ the first thought that springs to mind is probably the ubiquitous fast-food snack. However, in Germany it can also mean something a lot more. It is a way of helping alleviate food poverty.

When COVID-19 Struck, They Answered the Call for Help

How 211 helped people keep their homes after the pandemic threw them out of work
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When COVID-19 threw millions out of work, threatening their ability to feed and house their families, specialists at NC 211 were there to help.

People can call, text or email 211 across the country to find support for housing and utility assistance and other social services. In 2019, the service’s representatives answered nearly 12 million calls. Because of the pandemic, the agency expects that number to double in 2020.

Sodexo Donates 46,000 Snack Packages to the Greater Boston Food Bank With the Transportation Support of Sterling Corporation

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation gifts an additional $45,000 donation to The Greater Boston Food Bank
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 22, 2020 /3BL Media/  – With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to have an economic impact on families who have either seen reduced work or layoffs, Sodexo has been mobilizing its partners in Massachusetts to ensure a surplus of 17 pallets of snack foods, representing 46,000 snack packages, did not go to waste. In collaboration with Sterling Corporation, the 2020 largest Moving and Storage Company in Massachusetts, the pallets were successfully delivered to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) for future distribution to community members at risk of hunger.  

The Consumer Goods Forum Unites Its Members on Actions to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19

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PARIS, December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today announced its members are working together on actions to support vulnerable communities, part of a coordinated, global response to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on those who have been hit hardest by the pandemic.

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