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Albertsons Companies and the Albertsons Companies Foundation Pledge $3 Million and Launch Major Fundraiser to Fight Hunger During COVID-19 Crisis

Funds will be used to provide meals to school children, seniors, and others financially impacted or isolated individuals during this time. Funds will also help Albertsons Associates who are home-bound, losing income, or otherwise affected.
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BOISE, Idaho, March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation have announced a pledge of $3 million and the launch of a major fundraiser to help feed families in need during the COVID-19 crisis.

Metlife Foundation to Donate $1 Million to Food Banks across the U.S. to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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NEW YORK, March 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it has committed to donating $1 million to food banks across the U.S. to help them 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. 

COVID-19: How Companies Are Responding

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:

Albertsons Companies Foundation Wins Community Hero Award at Benevity’s 2020 Corporate Goodness Awards

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The Albertsons Companies Foundation won a Corporate Goodness Award, “the Goodie,” for our community outreach programs, especially our work to end childhood hunger in our neighborhoods. Our Foundation team was honored with the Goodie "Community Hero Award," which recognizes our best-in-class approach to community investment.

FedEx Helps The Salvation Army Provide Nashville Area Tornado Relief

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The Salvation Army has teams working across the community to serve our neighbors who have been affected by the tornadoes from March 3rd, 2020. Their efforts are being aided by a mobile feeding unit that was donated by FedEx.

Since 2007, FedEx has donated 22 mobile kitchens like this one to The Salvation Army. These donations have been made in cities across the United States, and to the United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and Brazil.

Whole Kids Foundation to Give $5,000 to Young Entrepreneurs Through Its #WholeKidsBiz Sweepstakes

Nonprofit Encourages Students Helping to Change the Way Kids Eat to Submit Videos for a Chance to Win and Inspire a Generation of Healthy Eaters
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AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced it is awarding $5,000 to student entrepreneurs who are improving the way kids eat through its #WholeKidsBiz sweepstakes this month. With a mission to improve children’s nutrition and wellness, the nonprofit is providing this opportunity to build awareness of youth-led businesses and develop understanding for a future grant program for students and school programs.

Employee Assistance: Help in All Its Many Forms

From mental health and well-being to financial assistance after natural disasters, Medtronic helps employees, every step of the way.
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Medtronic employees drive every aspect of our life-saving work. That’s why we’re committed to supporting them in every aspect of their lives. The Medtronic Employee Assistance Program (MEAP) acts as the foundation of that commitment by providing employees around the world free, confidential support to help with nearly any work-related or personal situation.

Protein Saves the Day

When disaster strikes, Hormel Foods and Convoy of Hope fuel a marathon response effort
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By Claire Stremple

Jaime Garcia was at home with his daughter when Hurricane Harvey hit — and kept hitting for four days straight in August 2017.

“It was an eerie feeling,” he said, “knowing that a monster, a Category 4 storm, is going to consume your city.”

The Makers of HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Deli Meats Announce Partnership with Feeding America to Donate 1.5 Million Meals*

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AUSTIN, Minn., February 5. 2020 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® Natural Choice® products announced today a partnership with Feeding America to donate 1.5 million meals* to help feed the more than 37 million Americans struggling with hunger.

This year-long donation program will help ensure that food-insecure people and communities throughout the United States will have access to nutritious food.

The Makers Of HORMEL® Chili Announce Limited-Edition Miami-Inspired Can To Help Raise Awareness For Childhood Hunger

The limited-edition label represents the first time the brand has shifted away from its conventional yellow, orange and red color scheme on its Hormel® Chili No Bean variety in its 84-year history
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AUSTIN, Minn., February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® Chili, America’s iconic No.1 selling chili brand, announced today a limited-edition Miami-inspired label designed to help raise awareness for childhood hunger.

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