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Hormel Foods Announces Donations Totaling $300,000 to Help End Food Insecurity on Hunger Action Day

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AUSTIN, MINN., September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Hunger Action Day, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced donations totaling $300,000 to over 30 hunger-relief organizations throughout the United States through its Community Donations Program.

The donations are being presented to the organizations this month to support Hunger Action Month.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank During September’s Hunger Action Month

Kroger Joins the 40th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger have joined forces to donate 30,000 pounds of protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

Smithfield Foods and Harris Teeter Donate 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Employees volunteer to support hunger-relief efforts during the 39th stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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MATTHEWS, N.C., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To support hunger relief efforts in the Carolinas, Harris Teeter and Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces at the grand opening of Harris Teeter’s newest store located in Cary, North Carolina to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as part of Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief

Across Europe and Australia, General Mills Employees Help Alleviate Hunger

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Across Europe and Australia, General Mills and our employees are helping to feed those facing hunger by supporting the Global Foodbanking Network, Food Bank Australia and the European Food Banks Federation and their members.

Learn more about the General Mills Foundation's work here

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Smithfield Foods Donates 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Utah Food Bank

Smith’s Food & Drug Joins the 38th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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SALT LAKE CITY, August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Smith’s Food & Drug, joined forces to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to the Utah Food Bank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

Hydroponic School Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro and No Kid Hungry Are Providing Fresh Food Options in Schools

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Clark Creek Elementary in Acworth, Georgia, is about to get an upgrade to its food pantry.
 
The school pantry feeds 92 kindergarten through 5th grade students each week, giving them a backpack full of food to keep them from going hungry over evenings and weekends when school meals aren’t available. Many of the kids take food home to feed younger siblings too. To date, the school pantry hasn’t been able to offer fresh fruit or vegetables; but that’s about to change.
 

From Minnesota to Africa, Local Nonprofit Connects Food Experts Worlds Apart

Minnesota-based Partners in Food Solutions connects U.S. food experts with smaller African companies looking for new ways to feed large populations.
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By Kristen Leigh Painter

The audio crackled as the web-based technology strained to connect people worlds apart. Some voices were louder than others. Some suddenly dropped. But Rose Barry managed to catch promising partial sentences about peanut butter.

“The peanut butter installation ...” (static) “ ... started operating about a day ago ...”(dead air) “We had a bit of a breakdown ...” (static) “The mix is working really well.”

Smithfield Foods Now Accepting 2020 Charitable Grant Applications

Company will contribute up to $1.5 million to support hunger relief, education, and veterans
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SMITHFIELD, Va., August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce that applications for the company’s charitable grant program are now available. First launched in December 2018, Smithfield’s annual charitable grant program supports projects with key non-profit partners that align with the company’s three charitable giving focus areas: hunger relief, education, and veterans.

Sysco Interns Join Houston Food Bank to Provide 9,780 Meals for Families in Need

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Our 33 summer interns lent their time, energy and enthusiasm to the Houston Food Bank this past Friday, helping to sort and pack donated food items that will provide 9,780 meals for families in need in the greater Houston area; a taste of how Sysco gives back.

Click here to learn more about Sysco's commitment to delivering a better tomorrow

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Fighting Hunger, Sharing Strength

Food isn’t just our business. At Sysco, it’s also our passion and our purpose as we fight to put an end to hunger
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Sysco is committed to helping the millions of Americans who struggle with food insecurity and hunger, providing both financial and volunteer resources to local organizations. We currently allocate 75 percent of our community donations and volunteer activities toward hunger relief, and as part of our 2025 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals, we plan to donate 200 million meals and $50 million dedicated toward alleviating hunger and food insecurity in the communities we serve.

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