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Hormel Foods Announces Donations Totaling $300,000 to Help End Food Insecurity on Hunger Action Day

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AUSTIN, MINN., September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Hunger Action Day, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced donations totaling $300,000 to over 30 hunger-relief organizations throughout the United States through its Community Donations Program.

The donations are being presented to the organizations this month to support Hunger Action Month.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank During September’s Hunger Action Month

Kroger Joins the 40th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger have joined forces to donate 30,000 pounds of protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

Feed Our Kids. Fuel Our Future. Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation Begin Sixth-Annual Hunger Is Campaign to Raise Money for Breakfast Programs for Kids.

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BOISE, Idaho,  September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ — After raising $30.2 million since 2014 to transform the lives of 200,000 children in need, Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation are once again teaming up with their customers across the country to help make sure every kid starts the day with a healthy breakfast.

Smithfield Foods and Harris Teeter Donate 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Employees volunteer to support hunger-relief efforts during the 39th stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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MATTHEWS, N.C., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To support hunger relief efforts in the Carolinas, Harris Teeter and Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces at the grand opening of Harris Teeter’s newest store located in Cary, North Carolina to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as part of Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief

Across Europe and Australia, General Mills Employees Help Alleviate Hunger

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Across Europe and Australia, General Mills and our employees are helping to feed those facing hunger by supporting the Global Foodbanking Network, Food Bank Australia and the European Food Banks Federation and their members.

Learn more about the General Mills Foundation's work here

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Whole Kids Foundation Offers Grant Funding for School Gardens & Bee Programs: Grant Applications Window Open from Sept. 1 – Oct. 15, 2019

Grants valued at $2,000 available for K-12 schools and nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada
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WHO: Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, invites K–12 schools and nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada to apply for 2020 Garden Grants and Beehive Grants valued at $2,000.

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Hydroponic School Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro and No Kid Hungry Are Providing Fresh Food Options in Schools

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Clark Creek Elementary in Acworth, Georgia, is about to get an upgrade to its food pantry.
 
The school pantry feeds 92 kindergarten through 5th grade students each week, giving them a backpack full of food to keep them from going hungry over evenings and weekends when school meals aren’t available. Many of the kids take food home to feed younger siblings too. To date, the school pantry hasn’t been able to offer fresh fruit or vegetables; but that’s about to change.
 

From Minnesota to Africa, Local Nonprofit Connects Food Experts Worlds Apart

Minnesota-based Partners in Food Solutions connects U.S. food experts with smaller African companies looking for new ways to feed large populations.
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By Kristen Leigh Painter

The audio crackled as the web-based technology strained to connect people worlds apart. Some voices were louder than others. Some suddenly dropped. But Rose Barry managed to catch promising partial sentences about peanut butter.

“The peanut butter installation ...” (static) “ ... started operating about a day ago ...”(dead air) “We had a bit of a breakdown ...” (static) “The mix is working really well.”

Wiping Out Hunger in Africa Could Cost Just $5bn. What Are We Waiting For?

Ripping off the bandage of food aid and investing in self-sufficiency is the only way to fight malnutrition
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An independent study commissioned by the IFC (International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group) and conducted by the University of Chicago estimates that from 2016 to 2031, AIF will generate $756m for the people of Rwanda. If this initiative was replicated just 75 times, we could achieve lasting food security in Africa.

General Mills Gives Back to the Community Through Child Nutrition Initiatives

By Gaver Chatterjee
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General Mills is a global food company that Makes Food People Love, popularly known in India by its brands; Pillsbury, Nature Valley, Haagen Dazs and Betty Crocker among others. Featured prominently on its website is the statement: Our devotion to community and planet drives the way we give back and do business.

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