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Hormel Foods Reports on Its COVID-19 Actions and Community Support; Company Pledges $1 Million to Hunger-Relief Causes

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AUSTIN, Minn., March 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has taken prudent action to protect its global workforce of 20,000 team members and stakeholders during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, the company announced its pledge of $1 million in cash and product donations for hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of this crisis.

COVID-19: How Companies Are Responding

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:

Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $11 Million

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March 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging more than $4 million in 2019, which raised a record-setting $11.1 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.

Each year, Freeport-McMoRan partners with United Way to raise funds for health and human service agencies providing vital resources in the areas of education, financial wellness and health. Resources help ensure children have a quality education, families a stable income and individuals a healthy life.

Whole Kids Foundation to Provide 153 New Salad Bars to Schools Across U.S. with More Than $500,000 in Grants

More than 76,000 Students Will Have Access to Fresh Veggies in School Cafeterias; Salad Bars at Schools Proven Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating for Students
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AUSTIN, Texas, March 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 153 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $502,153 investment will ensure more than 76,000 students will have access to fresh, healthy produce at school. 

Employee Assistance: Help in All Its Many Forms

From mental health and well-being to financial assistance after natural disasters, Medtronic helps employees, every step of the way.
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Medtronic employees drive every aspect of our life-saving work. That’s why we’re committed to supporting them in every aspect of their lives. The Medtronic Employee Assistance Program (MEAP) acts as the foundation of that commitment by providing employees around the world free, confidential support to help with nearly any work-related or personal situation.

The Makers of HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Deli Meats Announce Partnership with Feeding America to Donate 1.5 Million Meals*

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AUSTIN, Minn., February 5. 2020 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® Natural Choice® products announced today a partnership with Feeding America to donate 1.5 million meals* to help feed the more than 37 million Americans struggling with hunger.

This year-long donation program will help ensure that food-insecure people and communities throughout the United States will have access to nutritious food.

The Makers Of HORMEL® Chili Announce Limited-Edition Miami-Inspired Can To Help Raise Awareness For Childhood Hunger

The limited-edition label represents the first time the brand has shifted away from its conventional yellow, orange and red color scheme on its Hormel® Chili No Bean variety in its 84-year history
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AUSTIN, Minn., February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® Chili, America’s iconic No.1 selling chili brand, announced today a limited-edition Miami-inspired label designed to help raise awareness for childhood hunger.

General Mills: A Recipe for Local Change

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This article originally appeared in United Way’s 2019 Local Leader List in the Globe and Mail on November 9, 2019.

Most weekday mornings, Dale Storey goes to the gym at 5 a.m., has a protein shake afterwards and enjoys a bowl of cereal when he arrives at his desk. It’s a breakfast routine that’s become ingrained for the President and Managing Director of General Mills Canada Corporation.

General Mills Employees Help Raise Over $263,000 in 2020 Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon

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General Mills was proud to sponsor and participate in the 2020 Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon to support Second Harvest Heartland. Just over $263,000 was raised to help provide meals to those in need in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

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Food of World Brings Hope to Africa Through Protein Bars

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The inspirational Food of World (FFW) project, carried out with the support of New Holland Construction, a construction brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), has set out to start a humanitarian initiative that has the potential to help thousands of people across Africa.

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