According to current research, more than 17% of young children in the U.S. lack sufficient food — a rate 3 times higher than during the worst of the Great Recession. The escalating food crisis young children are facing today is alarming and calls for resourcefulness and resilience. Feed the Children is working diligently to adapt its programming and services to accommodate to current community needs due to the pandemic.
COVID-19 is accelerating nonprofits' work and data science is stepping up to help
The coronavirus pandemic has amplified the power of data science for social impact in many ways, from helping to deliver school lunch stipends to parents after schools closed to using technology to make accessing critical safety net programs more streamlined and user-friendly.
Students each awarded $10,000 in scholarships and grants; Sodexo employees additionally granted $5,000 for nonprofits of choice.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused the cancellation of the 21st Annual Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation dinner, students and Sodexo employees were formally recognized today for their innovative efforts to achieve the goal of zero hunger by 2030, guided by the belief that Bright Futures Begin When Hunger Ends.
As COVID-19 tears throughout the U.S., the coronavirus may not be the deadliest part of the pandemic. CNN reports that the resulting hunger crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, especially minorities.
Strategic collaboration to create transformational tool based on data insights and AI / Initial roll-out to begin in Mexico vegetable greenhouses in July 2020
MONHEIM/TEL AVIV, Israel, July 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As part of its commitment to helping growers sustainably meet increasing global needs through digital solutions, Bayer has entered a strategic partnership with Prospera Technologies Inc., a leading AI data analytics company, specializing in machine learning.
Since joining the Boston biotech community in 2017, Alexion has partnered with Life Science Cares (LSC), a collective effort of the Life Science industry to eliminate the impact of poverty on our neighbors in the greater Boston area. Alexion, along with 26 other life science companies, is part of LSC’s inaugural group of founding corporate members.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bangladesh-based Direct Fresh Ltd has made a renewed inclusive business commitment to Business Call to Action (BCtA) aiming to provide 1 million low-income factory workers with quality produce and essential goods at lower than market price through a unique base of the pyramid (BoP) retail chain by 2022 and hoping to reach an additional 3 million over the next five years.
The complex global systems that bring food from fields to forks are overcoming many hurdles to keep us fed.
It’s a luxury easily taken for granted in the developed world – that we can expect diverse, healthy and safe food on our supermarket shelves. But this is only possible thanks to the complex global supply chains capable of rapidly and safely growing, processing, and transporting food by land, sea and air from fields around the world.
RALEIGH, N.C., June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with international hunger relief non-profit Rise Against Hunger, United employees across the country are volunteering to package over 300,000 meals for vulnerable communities around the world.