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International Paper Maysville Mill Supports Local Community With Grants, Employee Giving

$65,000 in IP Foundation Grants Awarded to Community Organizations and Record Employee Giving for United Way of Mason County in 2020
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MAYSVILLE, Ky., January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s Maysville, Ky. Mill has awarded $65,000 in IP Foundation Grants for the 2020 grant cycle. Thirteen deserving organizations in Maysville and surrounding areas received grants to support projects focused on IP’s signature causes – education, hunger, health and wellness and disaster relief.

The community organizations that received an IP Foundation Grant include:

Safeway Partners With Skippy to Donate 3,000 Jars of Peanut Butter on Colorado Gives Day

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For Colorado Gives Day in December, Albertsons Companies’ Safeway Denver Division teamed up Skippy Peanut Butter to donate 3,000 jars of peanut butter to Volunteers of America. This donation will provide nearly 50,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to families in need.

The CNH Industrial Foundation Partners With Feeding America to Help Communities in Need

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The CNH Industrial Foundation entered into partnership with Feeding America®, donating $300,000 to help communities in need.

The contribution is aligned with CNH Industrial’s $2 million Solidarity Fund initiative, which supports local communities across the globe struggling with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arrow Electronics 2020 Holiday Giving Supports Food Banks and Needy Families

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CENTENIAL, Colo., December 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This holiday season, Arrow Electronics employees contributed to food banks and other charities to help families manage the hardships associated with COVID-19.

Nonprofits have reported a 60% increase in demand for food relief in the United States and other countries this year. One third of people now using food banks had not experienced food insecurity before the coronavirus pandemic.  

Sodexo Donates 46,000 Snack Packages to the Greater Boston Food Bank With the Transportation Support of Sterling Corporation

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation gifts an additional $45,000 donation to The Greater Boston Food Bank
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 22, 2020 /3BL Media/  – With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to have an economic impact on families who have either seen reduced work or layoffs, Sodexo has been mobilizing its partners in Massachusetts to ensure a surplus of 17 pallets of snack foods, representing 46,000 snack packages, did not go to waste. In collaboration with Sterling Corporation, the 2020 largest Moving and Storage Company in Massachusetts, the pallets were successfully delivered to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) for future distribution to community members at risk of hunger.  

Cargo of Hope for Brazil

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The IVECO Solidarity cargo initiative, now in its fifth year, served up another helping of Christmas cheer, with the additional help of Brazilian celebrity chef Batista. Watch this Christmas episode at: cnhindustrial.com/Christmas

Vistra's Ambit Energy Donates $180,000 to Feeding America as the Pandemic's Hunger Crisis Intensifies

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IRVING, Texas, December 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra's retail electricity brand, Ambit Energy, announced that its non-profit organization, Ambit Cares, is donating $180,000 to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks. These funds will help to provide vitally needed food to people who have been affected by the pandemic.

Walmart Business and Philanthropy Come Together to Help Fight Hunger This Holiday Season

Walmart Foundation donates $12 million to Feeding America; Walmart stores, Sam’s Clubs and distribution centers allocate funds and product to hunger-relief organizations
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., December 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The holidays are a time of giving, but they are also a time of great need. Food insecurity continues to plague families and individuals across the country with an estimated 1 in 6 people at risk of hunger as a result of COVID-19. This is compared to a pre-pandemic number of 1 in 9 struggling with food insecurity, according to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization.

CIT Donates Two Million Meals to Fight Hunger

In response to unprecedented need, CIT doubled its annual commitment
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NEW YORK – December 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CIT Group Inc’s (NYSE: CIT) annual partnership with Feeding America® has helped provide Two Million Meals to people in need this holiday season. With the support of its customers, employees and followers, the company brought awareness to the pressing issue of food insecurity across the country. 

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