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Feeding America Releases First Round of COVID-19 Fund Grants to Food Banks

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On March 13, Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of 200 member food banks across the country, announced the establishment of their COVID-19 Response Fund to help food banks across the country as they support communities impacted by the pandemic. Feeding America initially seeded the fund with $2.65 million to enable food banks to secure the resources they need to serve the most vulnerable members of the community during this difficult time. 

Smithfield Foods Supports Communities During COVID-19 Response With More Than $3 Million in Donations and Launch of “Good Food Challenge”

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SMITHFIELD, Va., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced more than $3 million in cash and in-kind donations, including four million servings of protein, to support communities across America during the country’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Wells Fargo Announces Aid for Customers and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Comprehensive response includes suspending residential foreclosure sales, fee waivers and acceleration of $175 million in donations to help the most vulnerable
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced additional comprehensive steps to help customers, communities and employees grappling with the impact of COVID-19. The company has suspended residential property foreclosure sales, evictions and involuntary auto repossessions. Additionally, the Wells Fargo Foundation will increase its charitable donations to $175 million to help address food, shelter, small business and housing stability, as well as to provide help to public health organizations.

Don't Throw Out That Food!

With MealConnect, companies can help feed the hungry and stop fresh food from being thrown in the trash.
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By Rena Sarigianopoulos

We're seeing it happen in real time. Restaurants are closing or reducing operations to take out only. Corporate cafeterias abandoned as employees work from home, and hotels that have no guests, but still have all that fresh food.

"It allows them a free and easy way to connect with hunger relief agencies that can pick up that food within a very short window so they're not paying for transportation, and they can get that food out to those most in need in a pretty quick turnaround time," says Mary Jane Melendez with General Mills.

Hormel Foods Pledges $1 Million to Support COVID-19 Hunger-Relief Efforts

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AUSTIN, Minn., March 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has taken a leadership role in helping with hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The company has announced a pledge of $1 million in cash and product donations to assist nonprofits with their efforts in addition to its regular, ongoing hunger-relief efforts.

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.

T-Mobile to Deliver up to 5M Meals for Giving Tuesday by Inviting Everyone to Do Their #GivingOnUs

On December 3, the Un-Carrier activates a giving campaign that will mobilize customers, employees and fans to help the 37 million American families facing hunger this holiday season
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What’s the news: This Giving Tuesday, December 3, T-Mobile is rallying customers, employees and fans to help donate up to 5 million meals* to people in need through a partnership with Feeding America®, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. And because T-Mobile employees love to give back to the communities they serve every day, the Un-Carrier is planning 100 employee volunteer events with Feeding America member food banks across the country through the end of the year.

Why it matters: More than 37 million Americans face hunger at home. By donating financial resources and employee volunteer hours — and by activating fans and followers to do their #GivingOnUs — the Un-carrier is stepping up to make a BIG impact at a time when people need it most. 

Who it’s for: Anyone who wants to help T-Mobile feed hungry families this holiday season, and anyone interested in how companies are spreading the love this holiday season.

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What’s the news: This Giving Tuesday, December 3, T-Mobile is rallying customers, employees and fans to help donate up to 5 million meals* to people in need through a partnership with Feeding America®, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. And because T-Mobile employees love to give back to the communities they serve every day, the Un-Carrier is planning 100 employee volunteer events with Feeding America member food banks across the country through the end of the year.

Why it matters: More than 37 million Americans face hunger at home. By donating financial resources and employee volunteer hours — and by activating fans and followers to do their #GivingOnUs — the Un-carrier is stepping up to make a BIG impact at a time when people need it most. 

Who it’s for: Anyone who wants to help T-Mobile feed hungry families this holiday season, and anyone interested in how companies are spreading the love this holiday season.

CIT Launches One Million Meals Campaign to Fight Hunger

Join CIT and Feeding America® to provide meals to people in need this holiday season
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NEW YORK, Nov.

General Mills Employees Pack 500 Relief Kits for Feeding America

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Employees at our World Headquarters recently packed 500 relief kits for Feeding America’s disaster preparedness program. The kits will be used to help those affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes. Donated items included Cheerios, Hamburger Helper, water, peanut butter, dry soup, and more.

Learn more about how Feeding America prepares for disasters, and how you can get involved

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Smithfield Foods Employees Collect More Than 130,000 Pounds of Food to Support Feeding America® During Hunger Action Month®

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SMITHFIELD, Va., October 2, 2019 – Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that its employees across the company’s domestic operations collected more than 130,000 pounds of food in support of Hunger Action Month®, the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks’ awareness campaign, which is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that 37 million Americans, including more than 11 million children, are

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