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Smithfield Foods to Donate 40 Million Servings of Protein to Food Banks Nationwide as Part of COVID-19 Response

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SMITHFIELD, Va., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced its largest donation in company history as food banks across the country struggle to meet the increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 virus.

Ecolab Contributes $1.7 Million in Financial Support and In-Kind Product Donations to COVID-19 Response

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ST. PAUL, Minn., April 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ecolab, the global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention technologies and services, has donated more than $1.7 million in financial contributions and in-kind product donations to support organizations and individuals in need.

Sysco Donates 13.5 Million Meals in Four Weeks

Company continues focused, global community response effort in support of vulnerable, food-insecure citizens
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HOUSTON, April 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Sysco announced it has donated more than 13.5 million meals over the last four weeks across the global regions where it operates as part of its community response strategy to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insights for a Time of Crisis: Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker

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In times of immense strain and crisis our truest colors often show through. As the entire globe faces the unprecedented and catastrophic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen moments of brightness during a fog of immense sadness and uncertainty.

This is the time when many things will be put to the test, including how business responds. In this moment of global need, we will remember those companies that stood tall, acted quickly and with humanity. We will also remember those that did not.

Local Food Rescue Nonprofit, Hess Corporation & Sysco Now Serving Houston’s Hospitality Industry

Second Servings of Houston teams up with Hess Corporation and Sysco to distribute 10,000 chef-prepared meals every week beginning April 9
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HOUSTON, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With the COVID-19 crisis upon us, Second Servings is devoting time and resources to a new group of Houstonians in need: hospitality workers. Partnering with long-time supporters, Hess Corporation and Sysco, Second Servings announces the “Dinner’s On Us” Program focused on providing take-home chef-prepared family meals to furloughed and unemployed hospitality workers in Houston.

Coronavirus: Helping Medical Professionals, Students and Our Community

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Safety is our #1 value. At JetBlue, we remain focused on the safety and well being of our crewmembers and customers. Air travel is an essential global service and we are committed to meeting travel needs, some of which are critical. During this time of uncertainty, we remain committed to our mission of Inspiring Humanity and our social impact pillars – community and youth/education. This includes our main resources – flights and assets from our network of partners.

Northern Trust Announces COVID-19 Assistance

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CHICAGO, April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/- Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced on Wednesday it is providing $3 million in philanthropic support to nonprofit organizations around the world, including those that provide healthcare, food and other humanitarian relief. 

International Paper Boxes Fighting Hunger Amid School Closures in Southern California

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LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in the communities in which its employee live and work during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has donated 61,000 corrugated boxes to two Feeding America® network member foodbanks in Southern California – Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

Hormel Foods Donates an Additional 200,000 Meals to COVID-19 Hunger-Relief Efforts During Virtual Live Concert of Hope and Thanks

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AUSTIN, Minn., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), and its current and former team members announced a commitment to donate 200,000 meals to COVID-19 hunger-relief efforts during the company’s virtual live concert event on Friday night featuring Chris Kroeze, runner up on season 15 of NBC’s Emmy Award television show “The Voice.” This commitment is in addition to the company’s previously announced $1 million in cash and product donations to help those impacted.

Agriculture and Food Production Workers Are a Crucial Part of Our Nation’s Response To COVID-19

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At Smithfield, we are committed to keeping food on tables across America: today, tomorrow and every day. As a leading global food and protein company, we understand that continuing to deliver nutritious, delicious and affordable food, and protein specifically, to our communities is of vital importance, now more than ever. Our more than 40,000 U.S. team members, thousands of American family farmers and our many other supply chain partners are a crucial part of our nation’s response to COVID-19.

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