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Subaru of America Shifts Efforts to Combat Childhood Hunger Into High Gear With 2019 Share the Love® Event Kickoff

Subaru Employees Pack and Donate 60,000 Meals for Food Bank of South Jersey to Provide Weekend Meals to over 750 Children in Camden
Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J., November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To celebrate the launch of its annual philanthropic Subaru Share the Love® Event, Subaru of America, Inc. today hosted a celebratory kickoff event aimed at combating hunger in the automaker’s local community of Camden.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Palm Beach County Food Bank

Cheney Brothers Joins the 48th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
Press Release

LANTANA, Fla. November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Cheney Brothers, Inc. joined forces to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to Palm Beach County Food Bank.

Keeping it Fresh: Following Food as Community Gives Back Throughout the Treasure Valley

by Kristen McPeek
Article

"We take items that are fresh in the store, that are close to expiration date, close to their best by date and get those out to three big partner agencies within the community who can use them the same day, give them to the families who actually need them," Holland said.

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Chef Marcelle Afram of Bluejacket Wins DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight

Signature fundraising event raises over $815,000 for local nonprofit’s culinary training and anti-hunger programs
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Chef Marcelle Afram took home the top honor last night at DC Central Kitchen’s signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, presented by Smithfield Foods.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Harvest Hope Food Bank in South Carolina

W. Lee Flowers joins the 46th stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
Press Release

FLORENCE, S.C., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with W. Lee Flowers to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to Harvest Hope Food Bank.

Burke Corporation Donates more than 38,000 Pounds of Food to the Midwest Food Bank

Press Release

NEVADA, Iowa, October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ Burke Corporation (Nevada, Iowa), a subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), recently donated over 38,000 pounds of fully cooked beef crumbles to the Midwest Food Bank in Illinois.

“Doing our part to help fight food insecurity is important to our team members,” said Chad Randick, president of Burke Corp. “We are proud to provide this donation to the Midwest Food Bank to help those in need.”

How Sodexo is Swiping Out Hunger on Campus

Blog

Rachel Sumekh

Founder and CEO, Swipe Out Hunger

As the founder and CEO of Swipe Out Hunger, I’ve spent the past nine years devoted to a cause – ensuring all college students have access to nourishing meals.

Addressing the British Food Waste Problem

Article

Although the U.K. is one of the richest countries in the world, many people are struggling to afford food while there are estimates that up to 95% of a supermarket’s surplus food goes to waste. Inspired by this, a group of Legg Mason employees in London volunteered with The Felix Project, a charity which collects surplus food from supermarkets and wholesalers and delivers it to more than 200 charities and schools across the capital.

Whole Kids Foundation Raises $5.6 Million to Improve Children’s Nutrition

Campaign funds grants for salad bars, school gardens and educational beehives to reach 655,000 kids and provide health and wellness education for 7,500 teachers
Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas, October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/—Whole Kids Foundation announced today that $5.6 million was raised through its annual Growing Healthy Kids campaign at Whole Foods Market stores that will fund K–12 school programs in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. that change the way we feed our kids. The funds raised include a $1 million customer donation match by Whole Foods Market. 

The Project SPAMMY® Experience

Article

As told by Frank Kubesh
Written by Kelly Braaten

In June, I traveled to Guatemala for the first time. The company’s Project SPAMMY® employee engagement trips had sounded interesting to me for some time, and I had heard great things from others who had gone on such trips. I decided to go, as I felt it would be a great opportunity to do some social good while spending time with my daughter, Karla, who was a college student.

I’d like to share about my experience on the trip and what I learned along the way.

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