Company, Foundation and Associates contribute more than $1.6M to non-profit organizations’ programs aimed at creating healthier generation of Missourians
ST. LOUIS, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Everyday countless nonprofits across the country are working hard to improve the health of our communities. The Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc. recognizes the impact these organizations are making and shares a common goal for a healthier generation of Americans.
Vote for Aramark's Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 video with the American Heart Association in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 9th annual International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival.
The film festival is the the largest of its type and is devoted exclusively to celebrating the work of corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals, their companies, and programs. Voting ends Feb. 17.
Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Year One Report: Calories, sodium and sat fats down 8 percent, fruits, veggies and whole grains up
Dallas, TX, November 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The first-year report released by Aramark and the American Heart Association (AHA) on their goal to improve the health of Americans by 2020 shows significant progress by Aramark achieving an 8 percent reduction in calories, sodium and saturated fats, and increasing fruits, vegetables and whole grains across the menus it serves in colleges and universities, hospital cafes and workplace locations. Over 30 percent of main dishes served on these menus are now vegetarian or vegan, and more than 10 percent have whole grains as a leading ingredient.
Aramark brings health and wellness education and awareness programs to Buckner Family & Children Services as part of Aramark Building Community Day
DALLAS, September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As part of Aramark’s ongoing commitment to health and wellness, more than 150 Aramark associates united at Dallas’ Buckner Family & Children Services to inspire families to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices.
Annual day of service activates commitment with American Heart Association to improve the health of Americans 20 percent by 2020
PHILADELPHIA, September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As part of Aramark’s ongoing commitment to health and wellness, company associates are uniting today to inspire families worldwide to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices. Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), the company’s global day of service, which takes place each September, is one demonstration of the year-round dedication of Aramark employees to strengthening local communities.
The grocery store tour is part of a 12-week program, Healthy for Life, by Aramark and the AHA, devoted to teaching simple strategies for families in underserved communities to change their eating behaviors and lead healthier lifestyles.
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Local moms from Episcopal Community Services in Philadelphia recently visited a grocery store in their neighborhood to participate in a healthy eating class led by an Aramark registered dietitian. On the tour, the dietitian taught participants tips for navigating the grocery store and shopping smarter, including planning meals in advance, always having a list and budget before going into the store, and buying items in bulk to freeze for future meal planning.
The pilot initiative is part of Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Commitment; Will Test Program Model and Metrics to Scale Nationwide
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The American Heart Association and Aramark are launching a new community engagement program in three key cities -- Philadelphia, Chicago and Houston -- as part of their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 initiative to improve the diet and health of millions of Americans by 20 percent by the year 2020.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – According to the American Heart Association, 17.3 million people die from cardiovascular disease each year, and the death toll is expected to grow to more than 23.6 million by 2030. In an effort to combat this mounting problem, leaders from the Corpus Christi health, philanthropic and local business communities gathered at the Corpus Christi American Heart Association’s annual Heart Ball in mid-February, sponsored in part by CITGO Petroleum Corporation.