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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

Nashville Food Project Provides Groceries, Pay to Hospitality Workers in Need

Piedmont Natural Gas helps food community support each other after tornadoes and COVID-19 closures
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The Nashville Food Project found a way to support struggling farmers and restaurant staff after March tornadoes ripped through downtown and as the pandemic keeps the city’s usual crowds away. 

‘Loads of Help’ During a Difficult Time

Whirlpool Corporation Commercial Laundry Makes Charitable Donations to Non-Profits.
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The City of Fall River, Massachusetts is home to Whirlpool Corporation’s commercial laundry manufacturing facility. So when the team at that plant found out that Solomon’s Porch, a local church, was expanding its homeless shelter, they felt the need to help. That aid came in the form of a commercial washer and dryer.

Whirlpool Corporation Donation Helps Fund Local Food Pantries as They See Record Numbers During COVID Crisis

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Whirlpool Corporation has made a donation to a special United Way fund that’s helping food pantries with the increased traffic they are seeing due to the Coronavirus. One of those food pantries is run by Harbor of Hope Church in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Duke Energy Helps Families Hit by COVID-19

Duke Energy donates $1.3 million to hunger relief during pandemic, waives fees to ease customers’ financial burden
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While the pandemic is wreaking havoc on the economy, nonprofits, governments and businesses are pulling together to help those in need.

Rescuing America's Food

Using tech for good, Feeding America rescues the country’s wasted food to provide hunger relief to millions.
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A Broken Food Chain
“While we’re a very prosperous nation, there is a lot of need in this country,” says Steve Carlberg, managing director of infrastructure and security for Feeding America. One grave need in America: food.

In Indiana, Vigo Volunteers, Duke Energy Come Through for the Hungry

By Sue Loughlin, Tribune-Star
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Tears of joy streamed down Anita Cheeks’ face as Duke Energy volunteers took box after box of canned foods and other non-perishable items into the basement of St. Joseph’s Church parish offices.

“This is such a blessing,” she said, and it will free up funds enabling the church’s Samaritan Ministry food pantry program to purchase more perishable items, including meat. 

Republic Services in Toledo, Ohio Held Second Annual Food Pantry for Monroe County Residents

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Over the holidays, Republic Services of Toledo/Erie, Ohio held the second annual Food Pantry for Monroe County residents and successfully fed over 250 local families. Any left-over food from the Food Pantry event went to a local church and shelter to ensure there was no waste. Many of Republic’s employees took time out from their holiday weekend to volunteer for this community event. Thank you to all who participated and happy new year from Republic Services!

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PS Food Mart Raises $78,000 for “Fight Hunger, Give Hope,” Fundraiser to Feed Families in Need

Local CITGO Marketer raises funds for Food Bank of South Central Michigan
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HOMER, Mich., Mar. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – PS Food Mart and Folk Oil Company, a local CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, surpassed its fundraising goal by more than $25,000 in its sixth annual fundraiser. “Fight Hunger, Give Hope” provides nourishment to thousands of families across southern Michigan through local food pantries, in collaboration with the Food Bank of South Central Michigan. The fundraiser ran in the month of March, raising a total of $78,000.

CITGO, PS Food Mart And Folk Oil Company Fight Hunger In Michigan And Ohio

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Fifth Annual Pop-Tarts® Fundraiser to Benefit Local Food Pantries and Charities
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Homer, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Folk Oil Company and 31 PS Food Mart locations in Toledo, Ohio and across south-central Michigan have teamed up for the fifth annual PS Food Mart Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts®  fundraiser to support local food pantries, after school lunch programs and churches. Between now and Nov. 2, customers can visit their local participating PS Food Mart station to purchase and donate Pop-Tarts to a local charity chosen by the store manager.

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