Mary Jane Melendez, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer at General Mills collaborates with Feeding America on the Dr. Oz Show to raise awareness of food waste/loss and MealConnect as a smart and easy solution to food waste and hunger.
Partnering with Feeding America for Hunger Action Month
WALTHAM, MA, September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today announced that the company is taking action to help tackle food insecurities in their communities by partnering with Feeding America this September for Hunger Action Month. National Grid will be donating $100,000, to support food banks across Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island.
Safeway and Safeway Foundation partnered with Feeding America®…and raised $454,018 through this year’s Great American Milk Drive. Safeway stores in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware collected customer donations at check stands to help alleviate childhood hunger.
Wells Fargo has provided more than 153,000 packaged meals for nonprofits around the U.S. to help people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When thousands of Wells Fargo employees began working remotely in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the cafeterias at some of the company’s offices stopped serving as many people. However, Wells Fargo’s Corporate Properties Group, which supports Wells Fargo’s workplaces, decided to get creative. The Wells Fargo team modified its contract with one of its food service suppliers to avoid furloughs and layoffs among the supplier’s staff — and decided to use its resources to give back to many of its communities.
Donation provides additional 30,000 meals through Three Square Food Bank
LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CIT Group Inc. (CIT) today announced that it has donated 30,000 meals to those in need through Three Square Food Bank, Southern Nevada's only food bank and the area's largest hunger-relief organization.
Food banks across the country are working tirelessly to meet the increasing demand for food assistance. As lines get longer, additional supplies are required to distribute food safely. One of the biggest needs? Boxes to pack emergency food kits.
Feeding America has made it easier for food banks in its network to take advantage of its MealConnect platform by making it automatically available in every zip code of the country.
“We connected all 200 food banks directly to MealConnect, so that we basically blanket the entire country with a food donation,” said Justin Block, Managing Director of Digital Platform Technology at Feeding America.
Alliant Energy Foundation gives food banks cash to spend on dairy products
MADISON, Wis., June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In conjunction with National Dairy Month, the Alliant Energy Foundation announces a $20,000 donation to two Wisconsin food banks that will benefit dairy farmers and communities throughout “America’s Dairyland.”