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Continuing to Deliver Nutrition to School Children During COVID-19

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The closure of schools around the world due to COVID-19 risks having a major impact on the health and nutrition of school children.

Volunteers Make Sure Seniors in Johnson County, Indiana, Are Safe

Duke Energy grants help nonprofits in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio battling pandemic
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COVID-19 has hit Johnson County residents harder than most in Indiana. That’s where Kim Smith comes in.

The county south of Indianapolis ranks third in the state for number of confirmed cases with the peak predicted to be weeks away. Smith, executive director of Johnson County Senior Services, is busy responding to calls for help from some of the county’s most vulnerable residents. Her nonprofit runs a food pantry, meal delivery and transportation service for seniors and people with disabilities.

American Express Is Matching Donations to Feeding America up to $1M to Feed Communities Impacted by COVID-19 when Card Members Use Membership Rewards® Points Toward Their Donations

New Program is Part of Company’s $5 Million Commitment to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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NEW YORK, March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/  American Express is continuing its support of organizations combatting COVID-19 with the launch of a donation matching program to help feed local communities impacted in the U.S. When U.S.

Duke Energy Helps Families Hit by COVID-19

Duke Energy donates $1.3 million to hunger relief during pandemic, waives fees to ease customers’ financial burden
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While the pandemic is wreaking havoc on the economy, nonprofits, governments and businesses are pulling together to help those in need.

The UPS Foundation Supports Its Global Network of Humanitarian Partners and Local Community Organizations to Combat the Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus

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The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it has expanded its response to the novel Coronavirus, including new grant allocations, surpassing $6 million to United Nations agencies, humanitarian relief partners and community-based non-profit and international non-government organizations.

Bayer to Advance More Sustainable Agricultural Solutions Utilizing New Innovative Greenhouses in Marana, Arizona

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The unique Marana Greenhouses will serve as a global product design center for corn / By bringing the breeding process indoors, more seed products can be developed faster, resulting in farmers benefitting from the latest technology / Bayer’s investment in the Marana site reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability.

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The unique Marana Greenhouses will serve as a global product design center for corn / By bringing the breeding process indoors, more seed products can be developed faster, resulting in farmers benefitting from the latest technology / Bayer’s investment in the Marana site reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Food Security - You Can't Build Peace on Empty Stomachs

By Matthias Berninger, SVP Public Affairs & Sustainability at Bayer
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Almost 50 years ago, the Nobel prize committee sent a strong signal to the world, underpinning the social value of agriculture. Norman Borlaug (1914-2009) – the father of the so-called “green revolution”, a scientist who invented disease-resistant wheat and saved millions from starvation – was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970.

Happy International School Meals Day

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The challenge
In Russia, the milk and dairy products consumption level is decreasing. In 1989, the milk consumption level was 396 kg/capita/year. By 2016 it had decreased to 236 kg. Many children do not get the nutrition that they need. Calcium consumption is only half of the reference intake.  Funding for school feeding is also challenge and, in many cases, parents have to pay for school meals. 

Mars Looks Ahead: Which Trends Will Shape 2020?

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The world is changing at a tremendous pace, consumer needs are evolving and we face significant challenges - from the rapidly shifting media landscape to climate change.

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