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Hormel Foods Announces Donations Totaling $300,000 to Fight Hunger Across the Country on Hunger Action Day

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Hunger Action Day, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced donations totaling $300,000 to 41 hunger relief organizations throughout the United States through its Plant Community Donations Program. The donations are being presented to the organizations this month to support Hunger Action Month.

Net Impact and Samsung Partner in Support of Feeding America

$70,000 will be donated from the Small Change, Big Effect campaign to Feeding America
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif. September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced a donation of $70,000 to Feeding America in Support of National Hunger Action Day. The “Small Change, Big Effect” 30-day fundraising campaign launched on August 3, 2017 with an event at Samsung 837 in New York City.

It Is Time to Fix Our Broken Food Systems

Alison Cairns of the WBCSD issues a call for businesses across the food industry to come together to tackle shared environmental challenges
Blog

Our food systems are broken. Global food systems face mounting challenges that are testing our ability to feed the world sustainably and adequately support economic and social development within planetary boundaries.

Increasing demand, climate change, water stress, soil degradation and shifting diets are just some of the threats facing global food security. Our current way of feeding the world is a leading cause of environmental and health crises, and it bears risks for national security, health systems, government budgets and economic growth.

Inspired to Make a Difference

Hormel Foods surpasses water reduction goal and has record year of giving
Article

by Kelly Braaten

Long before the terms corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship and the triple bottom line were used, and before annual corporate responsibility reports were commonplace, Hormel Foods was doing its part to make the world a better place.

It was the company’s founder, George A. Hormel, who recognized the importance of protecting the environment and giving back and instilled it in the company’s values.

Carnival Corporation's Fathom Celebrates Its Partner Kind Traveler's One-Year Anniversary

As a founding sponsor, Carnival Corporation's Fathom brand supports Kind Traveler's mission to empower travelers to do good by using its network of hotels, destinations and charities
Press Release

Fathom -- the immersion and enrichment experience brand from Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company – salutes the one-year anniversary of Kind Traveler, the travel industry's first socially responsible, 'Give + Get' hotel booking platform and blog.

How Data has Transformed Social Good: A Conversation with Steve MacLaughlin, VP of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Steve MacLaughlin (@smaclaughlin),Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud. Steve reviews the dramatic increase in the use of data in recent years, examining how it has changed his work as technology continues to evolve. Steve explains how data has transformed the environment for social good by removing guesswork and promoting prescriptive analytics.

MealConnect Is Making A Difference

by Ashley Halladay
Blog

Preventing food waste and feeding people facing hunger is proving to be easier than ever thanks to Feeding America’s MealConnect application.

Yes, when it comes to food rescue, “there’s an app for that.”  

We detail our connection to MealConnect in this video, and also highlight the ways an online grocery store and a women’s recovery organization are using and benefitting from this collaboration. 

General Mills Foundation & MealConnect

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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.

Learn more about MealConnect here.

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