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Food of World Brings Hope to Africa Through Protein Bars

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The inspirational Food of World (FFW) project, carried out with the support of New Holland Construction, a construction brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), has set out to start a humanitarian initiative that has the potential to help thousands of people across Africa.

$150,000 in Grants Available for Newark-led Organizations to Improve Community Health and Fresh Food Access; Applications Being Accepted Now

Whole Cities Foundation Commits to Additional Three-Year Investment of $555,000 for Newark’s Local Food Initiatives
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NEWARK, NJ, January 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark organizations can apply now for $150,000 in grants through February 20. 

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

What does this mean for companies?

SCE Gives Nonprofit’s Kitchen Remodeling Plan a Boost

The donation of a combi oven and two electric induction cooktops helps The River’s Edge Ranch expand to serve more people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
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by Mary Ann Milbourn, Energized by Edison Writer

The cooks at The River’s Edge Ranch in Lucerne Valley face a daunting task: They prepare three meals a day for the 30 men who work at the ranch — all from a 400-square-foot kitchen that has a single standard-size range with four gas burners.

This time of year can be even more hectic. The cooks start a day in advance cooking for upward of 100 members and their families during the drug and alcohol treatment center’s annual Christmas celebration.

Longer Events Increase our Opportunities to Give Back

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Through Sands Cares, our charitable giving and community engagement program, we strive to provide numerous community volunteer opportunities for our Team Members throughout the year. Often, these are singular, one-day events, like planting a community garden or helping to build a home with Habitat for Humanity. We also sponsor events that span days—and sometimes months—filled with multiple, thematically connected opportunities.

CIT Donates 1.5 Million Meals This Holiday Season to Fight Hunger

Campaign exceeded goal by 50%
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NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced the results of its second annual One Million Meals1 campaign to fight hunger in partnership with Feeding America®.

St. Vincent de Paul Receives Large Donation From Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods for Food Drive

By ABC15.com staff
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Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods Corporation, have partnered up to donate over 1,000 Hormel half hams, and over 12,000 jars of peanut butter to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Read the full story from ABC 15 here

How General Mills' Hometown Heroes Help Those Facing Hunger in Their Communities

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The past few months, 25 Convenience and Foodservice employee teams at General Mills  have worked in groups to volunteer for their local Feeding America food bank, and surprise them with $5,000 grants from the General Mills Foundation. From the Food Bank of Iowa to Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, a total of $125,000 was provided across the country to help those facing hunger in General Mills’ hometown communities through the C&F Hometown Heroes program.

Alliance Data Associates Help Fight Holiday Hunger

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In many communities, students who are on a free or reduced cost lunch program at school go hungry over winter break when they are out of the classroom for an extended period of time. Every year during the holiday season, Alliance Data associates in Columbus, Ohio come together at the Company’s Holiday Give Back event to help eliminate this issue. Associates work together to bundle 1,500 care packages filled with food and deliver them to students at local schools to take home and share with their families over the break. 

Lockhart ISD Updates Free Breakfast Options With $8K Grant

By Stacy Rickard
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LOCKHART, Texas -- Lockhart ISD received an $8,000 grant to update its “grab-and-go” breakfast options available to all students, free of charge.

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