SAVANNAH, Ga., April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With news of school closures and other community concerns due to COVID-19, the International Paper team in Savannah, Georgia reached out to local food bank Second Harvest to see how they could help. A donation of nearly 2,000 boxes will support school meal distributions.
For many students, school-provided breakfast and lunch serve as their only meals of the day. To ensure students continue to receive the nutrition they need, the food bank is using the boxes to deliver food supplies to district students.
MAYSVILLE, Ky., April 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International Paper mill in Maysville, Kentucky has donated 2,500 corrugated boxes to the Mason County Food Bank to help the nonprofit address increased need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the period of a few short weeks, the way we live and work has been upended. The length of time this “new normal” will last is not yet clear. What is clear is that individuals and non-profits are doing incredible work in local communities around the world in light of the extraordinary reach of the coronavirus pandemic.
CARY, NC, April 1, 2020 — MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.
Food banks face the challenge of getting shelf-stable food into people’s homes as quickly as possible, especially now that vulnerable populations such as the elderly have been advised to practice social distancing. In addition, food banks face greater need from families with children who no longer have access to meals at schools.
New Program is Part of Company’s $5 Million Commitment to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts
NEW YORK, March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/–American Express is continuing its support of organizations combatting COVID-19 with the launch of a donation matching program to help feed local communities impacted in the U.S. When U.S.
PSEG Foundation provides $45,000 grant to address critical needs of children and families
NEWARK, N.J., March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The PSEG Foundation is supporting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in its response to critical community needs throughout New Jersey as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is New Jersey's largest anti-hunger organization that works with over 1,000 community organizations and partners in the state. The PSEG Foundation provided The Community FoodBank of New Jersey a grant of $45,000 to address rising food insecurity.
With MealConnect, companies can help feed the hungry and stop fresh food from being thrown in the trash.
By Rena Sarigianopoulos
We're seeing it happen in real time. Restaurants are closing or reducing operations to take out only. Corporate cafeterias abandoned as employees work from home, and hotels that have no guests, but still have all that fresh food.
"It allows them a free and easy way to connect with hunger relief agencies that can pick up that food within a very short window so they're not paying for transportation, and they can get that food out to those most in need in a pretty quick turnaround time," says Mary Jane Melendez with General Mills.
AUSTIN, Minn., March 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has taken a leadership role in helping with hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The company has announced a pledge of $1 million in cash and product donations to assist nonprofits with their efforts in addition to its regular, ongoing hunger-relief efforts.
AUSTIN, Minn., March 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has taken prudent action to protect its global workforce of 20,000 team members and stakeholders during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, the company announced its pledge of $1 million in cash and product donations for hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of this crisis.