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Smithfield Foods Contributes 80,000-Pound Protein Donation for 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive

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HAMPTON, Va., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. today donated more than 75,000 pounds of protein to mark the 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon food drive, benefitting the 

Innovating to Live Better, Walmart Foundation and Nonprofits Fight Childhood Food Insecurity

By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access
Blog

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.

T‑Mobile Kicks Off #CaptureKindness Campaign to Help Feeding America® Give 15 Million Meals and Take Back 2020 With a Magenta Wave of Positivity

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What’s the news: Starting on World Kindness Day (Nov.13) through Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1) and ending on Dec.4, 2020, T-Mobile is closing out this year by spreading the love and asking everyone to #CaptureKindness. Photos and stories posted on social media, along with customer clicks in the T-Mobile Tuesdays App on Giving Tuesday, will translate to the Un-carrier’s biggest contribution to Feeding America® ever — up to 15 million meals* delivered to families across the U.S.

Why it matters: Millions of Americans are facing food insecurity right now, particularly due to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. T-Mobile wants to give back and do it while making others feel good — providing people a reason to smile and hopefully encouraging all of us to reconnect with our communities. Leave it up to the Supercharged Un-Carrier to help supercharge America’s kindness (with even more kindness!) through the #CaptureKindness campaign.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who needs a little positivity in their life right now (and who doesn’t!?!).

Press Release

What’s the news: Starting on World Kindness Day (Nov.13) through Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1) and ending on Dec.4, 2020, T-Mobile is closing out this year by spreading the love and asking everyone to #CaptureKindness. Photos and stories posted on social media, along with customer clicks in the T-Mobile Tuesdays App on Giving Tuesday, will translate to the Un-carrier’s biggest contribution to Feeding America® ever — up to 15 million meals* delivered to families across the U.S.

Why it matters: Millions of Americans are facing food insecurity right now, particularly due to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. T-Mobile wants to give back and do it while making others feel good — providing people a reason to smile and hopefully encouraging all of us to reconnect with our communities. Leave it up to the Supercharged Un-Carrier to help supercharge America’s kindness (with even more kindness!) through the #CaptureKindness campaign.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who needs a little positivity in their life right now (and who doesn’t!?!).

Morgan Stanley Donates Additional $2.5 Million to Hunger Relief Organizations Worldwide Through Move for Meals Campaign

Employees Walked 250 Million Steps to Raise Awareness of Hunger Globally
Press Release
Morgan Stanley today announced a donation of $2.5 million to hunger relief organizations worldwide, equaling 25 million meals, as a result of its latest employee campaign: Move for Meals. From October 16-18, nearly 10,500 employees in more than 440 cities around the world participated in the Move for Meals Campaign, walking 250 million steps to raise awareness about global hunger in recognition of World Food Day. 

Albertsons Companies Thanks Generous Customers for Record-breaking Donations Toward Nourishing Neighbors Childhood Hunger Relief

Customers donated $9.3 million at checkstands in September to enable 37.5 million healthy breakfasts; company and customer donations have now topped $110 million in 2020
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Thanks to the generosity of customers, the Albertsons Companies Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund raised a record $9.3 million in its September campaign to provide healthy breakfasts for children in need across its market areas. The funds – raised at the register and directed to local organizations in each store’s community – will enable 37.5 million breakfasts throughout the country.

Nourishing Neighbors is a charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation, which is working to eradicate hunger in America.

A  Neighbourhood  Lens  on  Food Security

Maybe you’ve heard the term ‘food desert,’ but what about ‘food swamp’? Here’s what that means—and why you might be living in one without even knowing it.
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Food insecurity doesn’t always look like you think. Many of us have heard the term food desert, which refers to communities that don’t have grocery stores, farmer’s markets or other healthy food providers. They’re usually located in low-income areas, and unsurprisingly, they often have high rates of food insecurity.  

Minnesota Food and Agriculture Leaders Launch Coalition to Address Top Challenges

Globally-leading cluster of food and agriculture businesses, agriculture research institutions, and innovators team up to tackle climate change and other pressing challenges
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – SAINT PAUL, October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, CEOs and executive leaders from many of the world's largest food and agriculture companies and key research institutions celebrated the launch of MBOLD™, a coalition that brings together Minnesota's unique array of global leaders to address major challenges facing the food and agriculture sectors.

General Mills Partner World Food Programme Wins Nobel Peace Prize

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General Mills is so proud to congratulate United Nations World Food Programme on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger. We are honored to partner with WFP in China and India to support their child hunger relief programs that ensure children are nourished and able to learn and thrive. We share the belief that investing in our children is one of the best investments we can make in order to break the cycle of poverty and hunger.

Sodexo Healthcare Donates $103,000 Worth of Ready-to-eat Meals to the Community Foodbank of New Jersey With the Help of Move for Hunger and Total Quality Logistics

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $60,000 Donation to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to its clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 20 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from NY did not go to waste. In collaboration with Move For Hunger and Total Quality Logistics, the pallets were successfully transported to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ).

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