CHICAGO, April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For Earth Day 2017, Feeding America® is announcing the launch of MealConnectTM, an innovative technology platform that makes food donation as simple as a click. The new and free platform was developed to help reduce food waste, benefit the environment and put more food on the tables of families and individuals facing hunger in America.
By Mary Jane Melendez, Executive Director of the General Mills Foundation
At General Mills, women play a vital role in the success of our company and our communities – from the female farmers who supply honey for our Nature Valley granola line and Honey Nut Cheerios to our workforce (more than half are women) to our female consumers across the globe, of all ages and backgrounds.
Grant will support nutrition education, diabetes prevention pilot and food safety measures
CHICAGO, December 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced a $3 million grant from Cargill to provide children and families with nutrition solutions. This three year gift will help food banks provide nourishing meals to people in need by increasing access to fruits and vegetables, providing nutrition education, investing in a diabetes prevention pilot program and funding food safety measures to ensure the highest qualities of food distribution.
We’ve seen firsthand that children learn best when they have the energy and nourishment to help them focus on their studies, rather than their stomachs. Today, 16 million children in the United States don’t have access to the basic nutrition they need each day to learn and grow. Across the developing world, 66 million primary school-age children come to school hungry, with 23 million in Africa alone.
Company Announces $50,000 in Donations to Local Feeding America® Member Food Banks to Celebrate Milestone
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- BJ's Wholesale Club announced that it has donated more than 50 million pounds of food through its BJ's Feeding Communities Program®. BJ's has contributed items to 45 food banks including fresh produce, frozen meats and fish, baked goods and dairy items.
In partnership with Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, BJ's clubs have donated unsold fresh foods to network member food banks since 2011.
Awards are latest in more than $21 million commitment to Feeding America® Child Hunger-Relief Programs; Over 11,000 Morgan Stanley employees have volunteered and over 50 million meals have been distributed through this partnership
NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Morgan Stanley Foundation today announced its renewed commitment to hunger relief through a new $8 million, four-year pledge to Feeding America to support children’s hunger and produce programs. This grant will build on the Firm’s $13 million previous support to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief charity. Since Morgan Stanley’s partnership with Feeding America launched in 2009, over 11,000 employees have volunteered more than 60,000 hours with Feeding America food banks, and over 50 million meals have been distribute
As a restaurant company, Darden cannot ignore the reality that millions of people need food. Nearly 50 million Americans — including 16 million children — are at risk of hunger, and not just today on Hunger Action Day.
Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign encouraged people across the nation to take action against hunger and help families in need through simple acts of support online and in-store purchases and donations. Nationwide, the campaign raised more than $17 million to support the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks.
Partnering with Feeding America the Company remains committed to helping end hunger in local communities
West Bridgewater, Mass., June 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - New England’s oldest and longest operating food retailer remains committed to helping end hunger in towns and cities across Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Rhode Island.