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Astellas Employees at National Sales Forum Support Five Anaheim-Area Non-Profits

Employees Also Raised More Than $55,000 at Third Annual "One Astellas Spirit Run" for Seven Charitable Organizations
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Hormel Foods, Albertsons, Vons Donate SKIPPY® Peanut Butter to Thousands of Children in Need This Summer

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SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation, in partnership with Albertsons and Vons stores, donated 24,840 units of SKIPPY® peanut butter Tuesday to the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank to support its School’s Out, Hunger’s Not Summer Food Drive.

The Schools’ Out, Hunger’s Not Summer Food Drive targets children living in poverty that stop receiving free meals at school when school is out for summer and often face hunger at home. In many cases, families are forced to rely on the food bank to feed their children over the summer months.

Tyson Foods Donates $151,000, Truckload of Protein to Food Finders Food Bank

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LOGANSPORT, Ind., June 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Tyson Foods announced today a $151,000 donation to Food Finders Food Bank to help fund a mobile food pantry and leverage access to federal funding for food programs. The company also donated a truckload of protein totaling 29,640 pounds, the equivalent of 118,560 servings. 

Providing Meals and Comfort to Ronald McDonald House Families

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Throughout the fall and winter, Astellas sponsored a total of 62 Changing Tomorrow Day volunteer events for field-based employees across the United States to unite and support families staying at Ronald McDonald Houses (RMH) to be near their hospitalized children. Many of the volunteers cooked meals from scratch to provide comfort and nutrition to the patients’ families, while other teams helped clean the houses to meet the needs of each RMH chapter.

New Epsilon Bulk Repack Room Dedicated at Food Bank’s West Suburban Center

by Laura McGowan
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On May 31, Northern Illinois Food Bank dedicated the Epsilon Bulk Repack Room, celebrating its ongoing, generous partnership with Epsilon, an Alliance Data company.

The Epsilon Bulk Repack Room is designed to safely handle donations of bulk dry goods like cereal, pasta and rice, and repackage them into family-sized portions. Since the Food Bank's West Suburban Center was opened in 2011, the bulk repack program processes 150,000 meals with the help of 2,500 volunteers every year.

CIT Kicks Off Nationwide Volunteer Month

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NEW YORK, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced the launch of its second annual volunteer campaign, 

Hormel Foods Donates 37,000 Cases of Food Products for Global Disaster- and Hunger-Relief Efforts

A portion of the products donated were sent to Hawaii to help with volcano disaster-relief efforts.
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AUSTIN, Minn., June 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has donated over 37,000 cases (600,000+ cans) of shelf-stable food products to Convoy of Hope for disaster- and other hunger-relief efforts around the world. A portion of the products donated were sent to Hawaii to help with volcano disaster-relief efforts.

Business for Good

Debra Vernon, Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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Our purpose is to raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Today, our purpose is coming to life in exciting ways through investments we are making in social enterprise initiatives -- philanthropic investments that create shared value for society and our company.

These initiatives are aimed at using our strength as a modern food company with the size and scale to impact change to help sustainably solve social issues such as food insecurity, while improving communities and making a positive impact on people’s lives.

New Ways Forward in Pro Bono at the U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Highlights from the Taproot Foundation's campaign convening
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The Taproot Foundation’s U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations. As part of this year's Summit, Taproot gathered CSR, nonprofit, and government leaders at New Ways Forward to identify and co-design new pro bono solutions for pressing challenges like food access, developing leaders, and driving technology adoption and use in the social sector. 

Sappi North America Opens 2018 ‘Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

19th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
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BOSTON, May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the call for entries for its 2018 Ideas that Matter grant program, inviting designers to show the world how design – specifically print – can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

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