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Republic Services Recognized by OneOC with Spirit of Volunteerism Award

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Republic Services of Hunting Beach Municipal Manager, Jeff Snow, was recently recognized by OneOC with the Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Jeff was nominated by the Orange County Feedbank in the area of Hunger & Homelessness for his leadership with the WasteNotOC nonprofit in establishing partnerships with local schools to divert organics from landfills and donate unused food to the homeless in Orange County, California areas. 

Atlas Copco Comptec Wore Red Noses to Help End Child Poverty

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The Red Nose Day campaign to support childrens’ charities, is sponsored by Save the Children. By purchasing a nose you donate toward the support and growth of this worthwhile initiative. Their mission is provide health care, opportunity and protection to every child, domestic and abroad by way of:

Unreasonable Impact | From Forgotten WWII Tunnels To Urban Farm: Q&A with Growing Underground

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Today, miles of empty tunnels run beneath the streets of London. The government constructed them over one hundred feet beneath the surface to serve as shelter during the air raids of WWII. However, after the war, many of these tunnels were left abandoned. Funding to convert them into tube lines ran dry.

Unreasonable Impact | Feeding a Fast-Growing Population: Q&A with GrowUp Urban Farms

by Brittany Lane
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In the twenty-first century, people are moving to cities at an alarming rate. By 2050, nearly three-quarters of the world will reside in urban areas, especially in places across Asia and Africa. As they stand, cities remain ill equipped to absorb the increasing pressures on sectors like transportation, health care, and food.

Unreasonable Impact | Changing the Way the World Grows Food: Q&A with Agrivi

by Aubrey Sanders
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Of the 570 million farms worldwide, 90 percent are run by individuals or by a family and rely on family labor for operations. For these small-scale farmers, the greatest obstacle to productivity and profit is often a lack of access to basic knowledge about best practices.

“Miracle Packets” Saved 5 Million Lives Since 2010

As a supplier of key ingredients for its life-saving products, Cargill helps Edesia treat and prevent malnutrition around the world
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Spend just a few minutes with Navyn Salem, the dynamic founder and CEO of Edesia Nutrition, and you’ll find yourself spellbound by her energy and passion for the vital work her company does – treating and preventing malnutrition to save millions of lives each year.

Edesia, named after the mythological Roman goddess of food, is a non-profit social enterprise that produces ready-to-use therapeutic and supplementary foods that reach malnourished children in more than 48 countries – and it’s a Cargill customer like no other.

In Indiana, Vigo Volunteers, Duke Energy Come Through for the Hungry

By Sue Loughlin, Tribune-Star
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Tears of joy streamed down Anita Cheeks’ face as Duke Energy volunteers took box after box of canned foods and other non-perishable items into the basement of St. Joseph’s Church parish offices.

“This is such a blessing,” she said, and it will free up funds enabling the church’s Samaritan Ministry food pantry program to purchase more perishable items, including meat. 

Day 200 of Amway’s 1000-Day Initiative to Reach 500K Malnourished by End of 2019

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800 DAYS: We’re 200 days into the Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign’s goal to reach 500,000 malnourished by the end of 2019. Click here to see the faces of children around the globe that have been impacted by the Power of 5 Campaign.

Eight Years of Progress | How a Cargill-CARE Partnership in Central America is Lifting People Out of Poverty

by Emily Kaiser | photos by Steve Niedorf
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Alta Gracia Arevalo arrives at the school kitchen at 5:30 a.m. to start preparing breakfast for nearly 300 students in Guatemala City’s Zone 3, one of the poorest and most dangerous areas in the country. Her kitchen window at Centro Educativo Francisco Coll is the students’ first stop when they arrive in the morning.

As students round the corner and see her, their eyes light up. They line up, waving and greeting her as she serves a fortified porridge with milk.

VIDEO | Cargill's Four Priorities for a Sustainable Future

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Cargill's purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible, sustainable way. Learn more about our four key priorities for a sustainable future: addressing climate change, land use, water resources and farmer livelihoods. It's part of our commitment to nourish the world and protect the planet. More at cargill.com/sustainability.

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