A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Feeding America® has released its Covid-19 response report highlighting their many accomplishments. Because of the generosity of numerous companies and individual donors, the network distributed more than six billion meals to neighbors in need in 2020, an increase of more than 53% from April through December of 2019.
Viewpoints: For people experiencing poverty and facing challenges like eviction, paying for legal services is often difficult without the necessary resources and support, writes Steve Gottlieb, executive director of Atlanta Legal Aid Society.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society has a long history of facing adversity with resilience and flexibility. Our organization has weathered nearly a century of change, conflict, and growth. But one thing is as true today as it was 96 years ago at our founding: To fight poverty, we must have civil legal aid.
NEW YORK, Genève, Switzerland | Brussels, Belgium – February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International advocacy organization Global Citizen today launched a Recovery Plan for the World - a campaign to end COVID-19 for all and kickstart a global recovery. The Recovery Plan for the World is a year-long campaign and series of events that aims to: 1) end COVID-19 for all; 2) end the hunger crisis; 3) resume learning everywhere; 4) protect the planet; and 5) advance equity for all.
Companies Help Feed the Love this Valentine’s Day through hunger relief efforts
BOISE, Idaho, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) and Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced today that Kellogg is donating $120,000 to Albertsons Companies Foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors initiative.
Kellogg’s donation is part of a “Feed the Love” campaign, which is being promoted across Albertsons stores during the month of February. Like Kellogg, Albertsons Cos. is committed to the continued fight against hunger through its foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors initiative which is working to eradicate hunger in America.
On Saturday, Dec. 12, Warren Village, a Denver-based organization focused on helping low-income, single-parent families make the journey from poverty to self-sufficiency, received a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, thanks to United Airlines.
The ON Semiconductor Foundation is committed to serving the needs of communities through the investment of resources. Its primary focus of giving is in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education, health, disaster relief, environment and human services.
Since 2016, ON Semiconductor has funded more than $5 million in grants, employee matching and in-kind donations, as well as sponsorships and dollars-for-doers for employee volunteerism.
In response to unprecedented need, CIT doubled its annual commitment
NEW YORK – December 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CIT Group Inc’s (NYSE: CIT) annual partnership with Feeding America® has helped provide Two Million Meals to people in need this holiday season. With the support of its customers, employees and followers, the company brought awareness to the pressing issue of food insecurity across the country.
Whole Planet Foundation will expand poverty alleviation through microcredit
The Whole Foods Market Foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign last month to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join causes such as poverty alleviation in the United States and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation.
Shoppers and suppliers are alleviating poverty, improving children’s nutrition and expanding healthy food access and nutrition education.
Whole Foods Market's three philanthropic foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign in October to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers.
It's a new home for young people who are clients of the nonprofit Monroe Harding
Piedmont Natural Gas in Nashville is used to doing good work. But there’s one project that has employees really enthusiastic.
Tami Sturges had the idea. Instead of demolishing a house in the path of a natural gas pipeline project, she asked, could we do something productive with the house?
The company bought the three-bedroom house in Nashville’s West End intending to demolish it. That’s when Stephen Francescon, Piedmont’s community relations manager, turned to Monroe Harding, a nonprofit that provides foster care and supportive housing for young people.