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Keeping Kids Fed: Hershey's Partnerships With Feeding America and Food Banks Canada

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WHY IT MATTERS
Many kids don’t get the nutrition they need during summer vacations when school lunch programs are on a break.

Safeway Raises $454,018 As Part Of Feeding America's 2020 Great American Milk Drive

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Safeway and Safeway Foundation partnered with Feeding America®…and raised $454,018 through this year’s Great American Milk Drive. Safeway stores in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware collected customer donations at check stands to help alleviate childhood hunger.

'A Labor of Love' to Feed Our Communities

Wells Fargo has provided more than 153,000 packaged meals for nonprofits around the U.S. to help people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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When thousands of Wells Fargo employees began working remotely in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the cafeterias at some of the company’s offices stopped serving as many people. However, Wells Fargo’s Corporate Properties Group, which supports Wells Fargo’s workplaces, decided to get creative. The Wells Fargo team modified its contract with one of its food service suppliers to avoid furloughs and layoffs among the supplier’s staff — and decided to use its resources to give back to many of its communities.

CIT Supports Customer Effort to Address Hunger Relief in Southern Nevada

Donation provides additional 30,000 meals through Three Square Food Bank
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LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CIT Group Inc. (CIT) today announced that it has donated 30,000 meals to those in need through Three Square Food Bank, Southern Nevada's only food bank and the area's largest hunger-relief organization.

International Paper Calls On Global Community to #HelpFillTheBoxes to Feed the Hungry

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It’s more than just a box. That’s why International Paper is donating 2 million for hunger relief.

Memphis Companies Join Forces to Help the Feeding America Network

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Food banks across the country are working tirelessly to meet the increasing demand for food assistance. As lines get longer, additional supplies are required to distribute food safely. One of the biggest needs? Boxes to pack emergency food kits.

Feeding America Makes MealConnect Available Nationwide

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Feeding America has made it easier for food banks in its network to take advantage of its MealConnect platform by making it automatically available in every zip code of the country. 

“We connected all 200 food banks directly to MealConnect, so that we basically blanket the entire country with a food donation,” said Justin Block, Managing Director of Digital Platform Technology at Feeding America. 

$20,000 Donation Helps Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers and Families in Need

Alliant Energy Foundation gives food banks cash to spend on dairy products
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MADISON, Wis., June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In conjunction with National Dairy Month, the Alliant Energy Foundation announces a $20,000 donation to two Wisconsin food banks that will benefit dairy farmers and communities throughout “America’s Dairyland.” 

Feeding America Expands Pioneering MealConnect Platform In Response To COVID-19 Crisis

National technology platform will help reach more neighbors facing hunger, reduce food waste
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Each year, 72 billion pounds of good, safe food ends up in landfills in the U.S., yet people go hungry. With support from General Mills, Feeding America created a technology platform called MealConnect that gives food donors a convenient, free and safe way to reduce waste and connect surplus meals with those facing hunger.

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Each year, 72 billion pounds of good, safe food ends up in landfills in the U.S., yet people go hungry. With support from General Mills, Feeding America created a technology platform called MealConnect that gives food donors a convenient, free and safe way to reduce waste and connect surplus meals with those facing hunger.

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