Feeding America

International Paper Commits 2 Million Boxes for COVID-19 Relief

Corrugated boxes are essential to food banks’ ability to distribute food during this time of unprecedented demand, Company calls on others to #HelpFillTheBoxes.
Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/Food banks around the world are experiencing dramatic increases in demand for food assistance driven by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, food banks need support. International Paper (NYSE: IP) is responding with one of its essential products – corrugated boxes. The company has committed to donating two million corrugated boxes to hunger-relief organizations.

Subaru of America Heads to Pawnee as Sponsor of “Parks and Recreation” Reunion Special

Automaker Continues Feeding America® Partnership with New Pledge to Match Donations up to $150,000 for COVID-19 Response Fund
Press Release

CAMDEN, NJ, April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. announced it will sponsor NBC and Universal Television’s all-original “A Parks and Recreation Special,” a charitable telecast set to air Thursday, April 30 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, and will match consumer donations up to $150,000 to benefit Feeding America®’s COVID-19 Response Fund.

We’re Making Food and Giving It Away

By Kevin Hunt
Blog

A program we’re calling “manufacture to donate” works just like it sounds.

Several of our plants are now making food, boxing it up, and sending it straight to Feeding America. The organization is providing it to its network of 200 member food banks, food pantries and meal programs.

It’s another way we’re addressing the urgent need for hunger relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping Meet a Massive Hunger Need

By Kevin Hunt
Blog

“Never seen anything like it.”

“It’s a wave of need.”

“A perfect storm.”

Those are the words of some of the people who work for food banks around the world, in media reports in recent days, about the surge in demand for food due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Job losses and school closures are largely to blame due to stay-at-home orders, as well as health concerns.

General Mills Announces “Manufacture to Donate” Initiative to Address Urgent Hunger Needs

The Company will also launch a paid community service program for Minneapolis-based employees to redirect their work hours to serving hunger-relief nonprofits.
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With urgent need for both food donations and volunteers stemming from COVID-19, General Mills – in partnership with Feeding America – is announcing two new initiatives to help address these challenges:

Subaru of America Partners With Feeding America to Help Provide 50 Million Meals to Help Fight Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J., April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/– Subaru of America, Inc., along with support from its two regional independent distributors, Subaru of New England and Subaru Distributors Corp., today announced its continued commitment to supporting people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by helping to provide 50 million meals* to Feeding America®.

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.

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.

Smithfield Foods, Feeding America Join Mr. Beast for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Smithfield’s “Good Food Challenge” welcomes the public to join the company and its brands in support of Feeding America and its nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that feed more than 46 million people.
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Now more than ever, it is important to focus on how we can help our neighbors in need. Smithfield Foods has partnered with Mr. Beast as part of our “Good Food Challenge” to benefit Feeding America by donating a million servings of protein to food banks in North Carolina for COVID-19 relief.

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