Feeding America

Net Impact and Samsung Partner in Support of Feeding America

$70,000 will be donated from the Small Change, Big Effect campaign to Feeding America
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif. September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced a donation of $70,000 to Feeding America in Support of National Hunger Action Day. The “Small Change, Big Effect” 30-day fundraising campaign launched on August 3, 2017 with an event at Samsung 837 in New York City.

Hormel Foods Lends a Helping Hand After Hurricane Harvey

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September 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods has a history of being a good neighbor and Hurricane Harvey is no exception. Hormel Foods is lending a helping hand to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey through its partnership with Convoy of Hope.

MealConnect Is Making A Difference

by Ashley Halladay
Blog

Preventing food waste and feeding people facing hunger is proving to be easier than ever thanks to Feeding America’s MealConnect application.

Yes, when it comes to food rescue, “there’s an app for that.”  

We detail our connection to MealConnect in this video, and also highlight the ways an online grocery store and a women’s recovery organization are using and benefitting from this collaboration. 

General Mills Foundation & MealConnect

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Each year, 72 billion pounds of good, safe food ends up in landfills in the U.S., yet people go hungry. With support from General Mills, Feeding America created a technology platform called MealConnect that gives food donors a convenient, free and safe way to reduce waste and connect surplus meals with those facing hunger.

Learn more about MealConnect here.

A Taste of General Mills Podcast: 3 Organizations Leading the Way on Food Rescue

by Nicola Dixon
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More than ever, people around the world are taking notice of the large amount of food wasted every day.

Look around … where ever food is grown, processed, transported, prepared, sold and eaten, there’s food waste.

This graphic from Feeding America shows the amount of food, in pounds, wasted just in the U.S. every year.

Morgan Stanley Foundation Announces Additional $750,000 in Grants to Local Food Banks Across the United States

Awards are latest in more than $21 million commitment to Feeding America and its partners’ child hunger-relief programs
Press Release

June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley Foundation today announced $750,000 in grants to local food banks in 15 cities across 11 states to support hunger-relief programs that deliver nutritious meals to children and families. Over the past four years, this specific grant program has awarded more than $5 million from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to help launch, expand and sustain critical childhood feeding programs.

Feeding America Launches MealConnect™ Technology Platform to Help Reduce Food Waste and End Hunger

Press Release

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.

The Role Women Play in Empowering Meaningful Change

By Mary Jane Melendez, Executive Director of the General Mills Foundation
Blog

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.

Cargill Donates $3 Million Over Three Years to Feeding America to Support Nutrition Solutions

Grant will support nutrition education, diabetes prevention pilot and food safety measures
Press Release

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.

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