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Meet Three of Our Neighbors Fighting Hunger Every Day

These organizations serve community needs with good food and a lot of heart
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By Kim Pagal, Community Affairs Manager at Nestlé

Hormel Foods Recognizes 10th Anniversary of Project SPAMMY®

Award-winning philanthropic program helps thousands of Guatemalan families.
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AUSTIN, Minn., December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - December marks the 10th anniversary of Hormel Foods Corporation’s (NYSE: HRL) first shipment of SPAMMY®, a shelf-stable poultry product fortified with vitamins and minerals the company developed to help prevent childhood malnutrition in Guatemala. Hormel Foods donates more than 2 million cans of SPAMMY® each year, which helps thousands of families.

Eckrich® and Albertsons Team Up to Recognize Five Local Veterans at Dallas Mavericks Game

Smoked Sausage and Deli Meats Brand Surprises Local Heroes with $5,000 in Free Groceries
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On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Eckrich® took the court at the game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Portland Trail Blazers at American Airlines Center to surprise five former service members each with $1,000 in free groceries. This gift, presented in collaboration with grocery retailer Albertsons, is in recognition of the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military community.

Sysco Is Delivering A Better Tomorrow: Being Better Is… Being Generous!

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Too many of our neighbors, many with children, struggle to get food on the table each day. Sysco has the scale and capacity to make a meaningful difference. That’s why we have pledged to donate 200 million meals and $50 million to local communities.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read their 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.

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Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse Innovation Wins Schneider Electric’s 2018 Go Green in the City Student Competition

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Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation announce the winning team of Go Green in the City 2018, its international student case study competition focusing on innovative energy solutions for smart cities. 

Giving Back to the Causes We’re Passionate About

By Debra Vernon, Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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Caring for our team members and our communities is part of who we are. In honor of Giving Tuesday, I wanted to share a few of the ways Tyson Foods and our team members are giving back to the causes we care about.

As the largest food processing company in the U.S., Tyson Foods supports hunger relief in a big way. In 2015, we put a stake in the ground when we pledged $50 million in cash and in-kind donations over a five-year period to fight hunger. That pledge is known as the “50-in-5” commitment.

Subaru of America Partners With Food Bank of South Jersey

By Melanie Zayas, SNJ Today Reporter
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CAMDEN, N.J. - Subaru of America is taking part in a nationwide effort to combat hunger in our country's young people.

The Christmas spirit was in the air at the Subaru of America in Camden on the morning of Thursday, November 15th, to kick off the return of Subaru’s annual Share the Love philanthropic event.

Volunteers from Subaru and the Food Bank of South Jersey teamed up to combat hunger for Camden’s youth community.

Hormel Foods Announces Record Year of Giving

Hormel Foods donated $15 million in cash and product donations in 2018
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AUSTIN, Minn., November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the company donated more than $15 million in cash and product donations in 2018 — a company record.

Costa Cruises Food Donation Project Now Active Also in Barcelona

Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board.
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  • Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board. As a result, Barcelona becomes the first port in Spain to develop this collaboration. Since its inception in other Mediterranean ports, this initiative has managed to give a second life to more than 70,000 food servings.
  • The action is a fundamental part of 4GOODFOOD. This program, developed on all the ships of the Costa fleet, through the review of processes and the involvement of crew and guests, is halving the surplus food generated on board by 2020, ten years before the date proposed by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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  • Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board. As a result, Barcelona becomes the first port in Spain to develop this collaboration. Since its inception in other Mediterranean ports, this initiative has managed to give a second life to more than 70,000 food servings.
  • The action is a fundamental part of 4GOODFOOD. This program, developed on all the ships of the Costa fleet, through the review of processes and the involvement of crew and guests, is halving the surplus food generated on board by 2020, ten years before the date proposed by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Join OneWest Bank to Fight Hunger Across Southern California This Giving Tuesday

250 meals donated for every qualifying checking account opened this holiday season
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PASADENA, Calif.  November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ — OneWest Bank today announced a new campaign in partnership with Feeding America® inviting customers to help people in need this holiday season.

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