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Albertsons Companies' Nourishing Neighbors Launches Major Fundraising Drive to Provide Healthy Breakfasts for Children in Need

Campaign joins with customers to fund millions of breakfasts; effort builds on nearly $100 million raised for hunger relief in 2020 alone

Every child deserves a healthy breakfast. Every day.

That’s the stand taken by Albertsons Companies’ Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund, which throughout September will enable customers to donate money to help provide millions of healthy breakfasts for children in the communities they serve.

It Is Time to Fix Our Broken Food Systems

Alison Cairns of the WBCSD issues a call for businesses across the food industry to come together to tackle shared environmental challenges

Our food systems are broken. Global food systems face mounting challenges that are testing our ability to feed the world sustainably and adequately support economic and social development within planetary boundaries.

Increasing demand, climate change, water stress, soil degradation and shifting diets are just some of the threats facing global food security. Our current way of feeding the world is a leading cause of environmental and health crises, and it bears risks for national security, health systems, government budgets and economic growth.

Beyond Volunteering: Harnessing the Energy and Optimism of Youth in Advocacy

By: Rebecca Middleton

Back in 2013, I joined the Alliance to End Hunger after a decade as a corporate lobbyist. As with any major life change, this one had implications on our family routines. One night over dinner, my husband and I talked about my new job with our children — then 8- and 6-years old. That evening at bedtime, my daughter, Sarah, said thoughtfully, “But Mommy, if you end hunger you won’t have a job anymore.” My response to her was “And wouldn’t that be wonderful.”

3 Organizations Fighting Hunger Year-Round

Big or small, local or national, these are three food security organizations we’re thankful for

The holidays have a way of making us slow down and appreciate our blessings. Here at Nestle, it’s no different. Each of us is taking a breath and thinking about the many things in our own lives that we’re thankful for. One thing that we all have in common is our appreciation for working with incredible nonprofits on community food security this year. Here are just three of the great organizations that are fighting hunger 365 days a year.

Caterpillar Foundation Investment to Help Feed Families Across the Country

Press Release

April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Caterpillar Foundation is investing $1.5 million to Feeding America to help bring more food to people in need in dozens of communities across the country. In all, 35 local Feeding America food banks will receive grants to help ensure a steady stream of food – including more fresh produce - to those struggling with hunger in the communities they serve.

CITGO and PS Food Mart Charities Launch Fifth Annual "Fight Hunger Give Hope" Campaign to Assist Local Families

Annual Program Will Raise Funds for Local Food Pantries
Press Release

HOMER, Mich., March 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- PS Food Mart Charities is proud to announce the launch of the fifth annual "Fight Hunger Give Hope" campaign in support of local food banks. From March 3 through March 16, 31 participating PS Food Mart stores in Michigan and Ohio will join together with a goal to raise more than $50,000 to help local food banks feed families in need across the region.

ConAgra Foods Foundation Puts the Here in Child Hunger Ends Here

Foundation invests more than $4 million over three years to reduce hunger in the Omaha metro
Press Release

OMAHA, Neb., December 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ConAgra Foods and the ConAgra Foods Foundation are raising the stakes to build a model to put a dent in child hunger across the nation, starting right here in the Omaha metro area.

PS Food Mart Fights Hunger in Michigan and Ohio

70,000 Pop-Tarts® Donated to Local Food Pantries and Charities
Press Release

Homer, Mich., Nov. 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PS Food Mart locations across south-central Michigan and Toledo, Ohio encouraged employees, customers and neighbors to support families in need through the recent Pop-Tarts® fundraising campaign. During the month of October, 31 locations donated 70,000 Pop-Tarts to local food pantries chosen by the store manager of each participating location.

Sixth Lilly Global Day of Service to Address Hunger


This guest blog comes from Beth Hunter, associate communications consultant for Lilly Health, Safety, and Environment and communications lead for Lilly's 2013 Global Day of Service.

Since the Global Day of Service launched in 2008, Lilly employees have given 625,000 hours of service to communities around the world. This year, more than 20,000 employees will participate in nearly 60 countries, from Australia to Honduras and many places in between.

Panera CEO Takes Food Stamp Challenge

Multimedia with summary

Originally published on CNN

CNN's Carol Costello speaks to Panera's CEO Ron Shaich about eating on only $4.50 a day for a week.

Read more about Ron's experience on the SNAP Challenge on his LinkedIn Influencer blog:


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