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Puyallup Food Bank Moves to New Larger Location Thanks to Safeway

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The Puyallup Food Bank will be able to stay at the new temporary location, a former Safeway... rent-free for 6 months.

“We were at 80% capacity, 80% of the time pre-COVID, but now the need has tripled,” says Chief Executive Officer Jim Beaudoin. “We are so grateful to Safeway for allowing us to move into this vacant space.”

Read the full story on South Sound Talk here.

FCA and Chrysler Brand Expand Partnership with No Kid Hungry to Feed Children Impacted by Coronavirus School Closures

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is partnering with No Kid Hungry to support its grantees ‒ schools, food banks, and community groups across the country ‒ in serving 640,000 meals
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  • No Kid Hungry is providing emergency grants to schools, food banks and community groups all across the country, and diverting staff and resources to the hardest hit communities
  • FCA’s partnership with No Kid Hungry expands on the partnership Chrysler brand announced mid-March to provide meals to kids in need with the sale of each Chrysler Pacifica 
  • FCA has partnered with more than 40 local nonprofits to feed school children in its plant communities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, as well as Canada and Mexico
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  • No Kid Hungry is providing emergency grants to schools, food banks and community groups all across the country, and diverting staff and resources to the hardest hit communities
  • FCA’s partnership with No Kid Hungry expands on the partnership Chrysler brand announced mid-March to provide meals to kids in need with the sale of each Chrysler Pacifica 
  • FCA has partnered with more than 40 local nonprofits to feed school children in its plant communities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, as well as Canada and Mexico

MetLife Foundation Donates $50,000 to Food Bank for the Heartland to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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OMAHA, Neb., April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $50,000 to Food Bank for the Heartland to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.

Pass the Poutine: The 2019 NAEM EHS&S Management Forum in Toronto

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The National Association for EHS&S Management (NAEM) recently held its forum in Toronto. NAEM “empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability.”

Read about what NAEM members accomplished on this forum, from motivating discussions to beach cleanup and donating to the local food bank.

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PayPal Employee GIVE Team Helps Strike Out Hunger at the Food Bank for the Heartland in Omaha, Nebraska

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Each summer – a time when food pantries tend to run low on donations - the PayPal employee GIVE Team in Omaha, Nebraska partners with Food Bank for the Heartland to donate and prepare meals during the Strike Out Hunger campaign.

Transforming Vacant Land Into a Community Garden

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In fall 2018, Crayola Canada entered a land use agreement with the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes to turn the unused land into a project that benefits the community.

More Than 55 Million Plates Filled

In a joint effort with Feeding America®, the 2018 Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank collected enough food and money to help provide more than 55.7 million meals throughout the nation.
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The 2018 Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank secured more than 55.7 million meals* during the holidays.

Catalyst For Giving

Here's how you can help Wells Fargo and Feeding America take on hunger in America this holiday season.
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As a child, Tim Rios remembers going food shopping with his parents. He and his siblings weren't allowed to enter certain aisles in the supermarket because the adults didn't want their children to get tempted by unhealthy snacks and especially food the family couldn't afford. "My parents worried all the time about getting enough healthy food on the table," Rios, whose family came to the U.S. from Mexico in the early ‘80s, says. "When I got married, for the first year, I would ask my wife for her permission to open a bag of chips."

Battling a ‘Mountain of Hunger’ With Every Meal

A Georgia food bank that feeds thousands through its Kids Café and other programs is among those benefiting from Wells Fargo’s Holiday Food Bank.
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During the cold, winter months, Christina Harris is glad she isn’t forced to choose between heat and food for her family.

Each day, her children, along with nearly 1,700 others in their area, get a hot meal through Kids Café, a program of Feeding the Valley Food Bank in Midland, Georgia. Read the full story and watch the video at Wells Fargo Stories.

Wells Fargo Launches Second Annual Food Bank Program to Fight HungerDuring the Holidays

Announces $4 million donation to Feeding America ®, will collect food at bank branches and Mobile Pop-Up locations
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today launched its second annual Holiday Food Bank program to help feed people and families in need this holiday season.

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