By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access
The problem of food insecurity is not new. Yet amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s taken on new urgency, as job loss and school closures disrupt the rhythms of life – and have often left America’s children unsure of where their next meal is coming from.
$75,000 donation directed to No Kid Hungry’s COVID-19 response & recovery efforts
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Oct 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country, is proud to announce its partnership with No Kid Hungry to help ensure children across America have access to healthy meals amid coronavirus-related school closures and beyond.
From now until Oct. 16, 2020, the company will match donations, up to $10,000
AUSTIN, Minn., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, has announced its participation in the Dine, Shop & Share for No Kid Hungry campaign, aimed at raising funds to help kids get the meals they need to learn.
Motivational TV personality and cheer all-star Jerry Harris shares his past struggles with food insecurity as he begins weekly Instagram content series to spread positivity and inspire acts of good.
MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - One in four kids in the U.S. could face hunger this year because of the coronavirus. To provide immediate support to these children, Cheerios donated $1.3 million to No Kid Hungry, a national campaign focused on ending childhood hunger in America, and is now continuing its mission to inspire acts of good with the help of motivational personality and cheer all-star, Jerry Harris, who personally struggled with food insecurity as a child.
Campaign advances Sysco’s efforts to help small foodservice businesses stay in business and encourages Americans to support local restaurants
HOUSTON, May 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today the launch of a new “Foodservice Doesn’t Brake for Adversity” campaign designed to help small foodservice businesses stay in business. The campaign will consist of strategically placed messages across multiple channels designed to encourage Americans to support their local restaurants and also highlights the resilience of all foodservice workers.
HOUSTON, April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that it will kick off a month-long social media campaign, Take Out To Give Back, in conjunction with No Kid Hungry in order to provide healthy and nutritious meals in underserved communities while promoting the restaurant industry during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Millions of kids go to school with an empty stomach, making it hard to learn. This is why General Mills has partnered with No Kid Hungry to expand school breakfast programs where there is the greatest need. Last year alone, our support helped ensure 13 million more meals are being served each year to help kids be their best.
Food isn’t just our business. At Sysco, it’s also our passion and our purpose as we fight to put an end to hunger
Sysco is committed to helping the millions of Americans who struggle with food insecurity and hunger, providing both financial and volunteer resources to local organizations. We currently allocate 75 percent of our community donations and volunteer activities toward hunger relief, and as part of our 2025 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals, we plan to donate 200 million meals and $50 million dedicated toward alleviating hunger and food insecurity in the communities we serve.
Sysco proudly serves as co-presenting sponsor of Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry – one of the country’s premier culinary events. Each year, this ultimate foodie event brings together top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists in 20 cities across the nation, all with one goal in mind: to raise funds and awareness to end childhood hunger in America.