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KFC South Africa's Add Hope Program Sees Record Donations

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Last week, KFC South Africa’s Add Hope initiative achieved a record high of R1.2 million in donations in one week.

This milestone came after a successful campaign for the month of May, as the KFC Add Hope team rallied South Africans to come together in the Hope Against Hunger challenge, raising a total of R4.8 million for the month, and raising awareness for International World Hunger Day.

Strengthening Food Security in the Developing World

by Madison Barre
Blog

One of the lessons I’ve learned as an employee at General Mills was that food security is not proprietary. Rather, it is our collective responsibility.

Everyone wants to ensure food is safe, accessible, nutritious, and available for all.

Safeway and Albertsons Milk Promotion for Kids in Need

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Originally published on Krem

Second Harvest and the Dairy Farmers of Washington are partnering with local grocery stores for a Give-a-Gallon promotion this month for needy children...June 7 to 21 it will be at Safeway and Albertsons. 

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How Innovation Is Helping to End Hunger

By: Shondra Jenkins
Blog

In the world of fighting hunger, innovation comes in many forms. It can come from a new use of technology—like our Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholar Jack Griffin, who developed an app that uses GPS to tell people in need where they can find a food bank. Other times, it can be using an old technology in a new way, such as using food trucks to create mobile kitchens that bring hot meals to people in need, a method employed by other Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation grant recipients.

Morgan Stanley Foundation Announces Additional $750,000 in Grants to Local Food Banks Across the United States

Awards are latest in more than $21 million commitment to Feeding America and its partners’ child hunger-relief programs
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June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley Foundation today announced $750,000 in grants to local food banks in 15 cities across 11 states to support hunger-relief programs that deliver nutritious meals to children and families. Over the past four years, this specific grant program has awarded more than $5 million from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to help launch, expand and sustain critical childhood feeding programs.

Strengthening the World’s Largest School Meals Program

by Grant Moos
Blog

General Mills is reliving an important part of its history in school meals and fortification – but in an emerging market in a slightly different way.

The General Mills Foundation announced a two-year, $500,000 grant to the World Food Program (WFP) last month to advance a pilot program to fortify rice and other staples served daily at the mid-day meal in India to nearly 140,000 school children.

"Are You Going to Be Back Tomorrow?”

By: Tom Nelson
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That’s what wide-eyed Andrew asked after his first meal at a No Kid Hungry supported summer meals site in Baltimore. When a volunteer assured him that, yes, they’d be back at the same time the next day, Andrew looked up into the volunteer’s eyes while lifting up his pinky and asked, “Pinky swear?

KFC India Aims to Provide 20 Million Meals by 2020

by PTI
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As part of the global initiative to create awareness and raise funds to provide meals for underprivileged children, the KFC India has set a target of providing 20 million meals by 2020.

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Walmart's Fight Hunger Spark Change is Featured on Daytime TV

Harry Connick Jr shares Gail’s story
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Thanks to Harry Connick Jr for sharing Gail’s story and joining Walmart to #FightHunger! Hunger is closer than you think. 1 in 8 Americans struggles with hunger. Help Walmart Fight Hunger in America.

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