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On World Food Day, Amway Ran a "Power of 5K" Virtual Race

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On World Food Day, Amway’s Nutrilite™ Power of 5K brought 50,000 runners and walkers from around the globe to fight childhood malnutrition.

Over 3 million children die each year as a result of malnutrition and those who survive are often challenged with health and development problems for the rest of their lives.

The Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign is designed to build awareness of childhood malnutrition, address the critical need for proper nutrition during the first 5 years of life and offer a way that everyone can help.

A Global Passion for Fighting Hunger

by Claudine Galloway
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Picture this: It was a brisk, sunny January day in Davos, Switzerland in 2007. Ken Powell, former CEO of General Mills, was attending the World Economic Forum when Kofi Annan, then Secretary-General of the United Nations, challenged Powell and General Mills to help the world’s hungry.

Powell’s answer, ultimately, was to harness what we knew about food and connect with Africa’s small and growing food companies across Africa.

Our food knowledge is deep and wide, and includes solving technical problems, ensuring food safety and developing products.

Food Security and Sustainable Nutrition is Achievable, but We Cannot Do It Alone

By Helen Medina
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Global hunger is on the rise again affecting 11 percent of the population. At the same time, multiple forms of malnutrition are threatening the health of millions worldwide. According to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) Report, approximately 200 million children aged under five are stunted or suffer from wasting. This is a challenge that business can help solve but innovate partners are required.

Hormel Foods Announces Record Year of Giving

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We focus our philanthropic efforts on three areas: hunger, education and supporting the local communities where we operate. These areas closely align with our business initiatives, and over the years we’ve learned they are also the areas our employees are most passionate about.

General Mills Foundation & No Kid Hungry

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School breakfasts are important for a child’s emotional, social and academic well-being. Fueling youngsters in the classroom is the goal of the General Mills Foundation and No Kid Hungry.

Click here to learn more about No Kid Hungry

Whirlpool Learns to 'Pack Away Hunger'

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Erich Kirchner spent his Friday at work packing rice and other amenities into boxes.

Kirchner and more than 170 other Whirlpool Corp. employees at the Riverview Campus in Benton Harbor were packing nutritional packets of nonperishable food into boxes for Pack Away Hunger.

The process required groups of workers to pack items in an assembly line using a Whirlpool model known as continuous improvement.

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