Hunger Relief CSR News

Avery Dennison Ohio Employees Giving Back in a Warm Way

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Our Label and Graphic Materials North America team (LGM-NA) recently worked to make winter warmer for those in need. The LGM-NA Extended Leadership Team partnered with domestic violence shelter Forbes House to provide blankets and backpacks with school supplies to families in the shelter. To learn more about our company, visit

Smithfield Foods Donates 42,000 Pounds of Protein in New Orleans, Releases New “Helping Hungry Homes” Video

Rouses Markets joins Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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NEW ORLEANS, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Smithfield Foods’ 10-year anniversary of its Helping Hungry Homes hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, the company released a new video that explains the impact of the program on communities across the country and also outlines the 2018 Helping Hungry Homes tour stops.

Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation Donate Nearly $300 Million in Food and Financial Support to People and Neighborhoods in Need

Albertsons Companies Foundation Issues Community Impact Report showing how contributions to important causes like breakfast programs and access to health care changed lives
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BOISE, Idaho, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As part of an ongoing commitment to have a positive and sustained impact on the communities they serve, Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation announced that they gave nearly $300 million in food and financial support to an array of important causes in 2017. 

Giving Food and Thanks

Justin’s team pairs with Conscious Alliance to help brighten holidays

By Mary Burich

At a time of year when we all tend to think of others a little more often, Justin’s team members are continuing a nine-year partnership with Conscious Alliance to help bring food and friendship to their part of the country.

Whole Planet Foundation Salutes Hall of Fame Members

Annual Prosperity Campaigns Fueled by Their Dedication

Whole Planet Foundation thrives because of the support of amazing volunteers, fundraisers, and advocates who generously contribute to its mission to alleviate global poverty, especially during the Annual Prosperity Campaign each March.

Smithfield Foods Shares Insights About Hunger in America

By Dennis Pittman, Senior Director of Hunger Relief for Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield Foods’ Senior Director of Hunger Relief, Dennis Pittman spoke at the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. and shed some light on a topic not often discussed – food insecurity in rural communities. Dennis shares his insights below:

New Guide Addresses Food Waste Head On


Having donated over 100 million pounds of food, Pizza Hut is no stranger to reducing food waste. We’ve been in the game since 1992 when we launched our food donation program, Harvest.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 165,000 Pounds of Protein to Local Food Banks

Winn-Dixie, B&R Stores, Fareway join Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® tour

This week, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Winn-Dixie, B&R Stores, and Fareway to donate more than 165,000 pounds of protein. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. The donations, equivalent to more than 664,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across northeast Florida, Nebraska, and western Iowa.

A Taste of General Mills Podcast: Taste of the NFL

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The premiere party in the state that hosts “The Big Game” each year is Taste of the NFL, which donates a portion of its proceeds to food banks and hunger relief organizations in each of the 32 pro football cities. It started in 1992 when Minneapolis was home to the game for the first time. This year, Taste of the NFL was back in Minnesota for its 27th event. In this episode, you’ll hear from the founder of Taste of the NFL, Wayne Kostroski, Andrew Zimmern (“Bizarre Foods”), Second Harvest Heartland’s Rob Zeaske and General Mills Chairman and CEO Jeff Harmening.

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