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Battling a ‘Mountain of Hunger’ With Every Meal

A Georgia food bank that feeds thousands through its Kids Café and other programs is among those benefiting from Wells Fargo’s Holiday Food Bank.
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During the cold, winter months, Christina Harris is glad she isn’t forced to choose between heat and food for her family.

Each day, her children, along with nearly 1,700 others in their area, get a hot meal through Kids Café, a program of Feeding the Valley Food Bank in Midland, Georgia. Read the full story and watch the video at Wells Fargo Stories.

Wells Fargo Launches Second Annual Food Bank Program to Fight HungerDuring the Holidays

Announces $4 million donation to Feeding America ®, will collect food at bank branches and Mobile Pop-Up locations
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today launched its second annual Holiday Food Bank program to help feed people and families in need this holiday season.

Holiday Food Bank Is Back for 2018

From Nov. 13 through Dec. 31, Wells Fargo branches will double as holiday food banks to collect food and donations in a joint effort with Feeding America® to fight hunger.
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Wells Fargo is doubling as a food bank this holiday season in a joint effort with Feeding America to fight hunger.

The Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank program, now in its second year, allows people to donate both food and money to local food banks nationwide through Wells Fargo. Visit Wells Fargo Stories to watch the video.

How Republic Services is Fighting Food Waste – and Hunger

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Most people know Republic Services for the big blue trucks that collect trash throughout their neighborhood. But we don’t just deliver garbage to the local landfill, we also work to keep some things out – such as perfectly edible food.

Supermarkets and restaurants often are left with food that’s beyond the “sell by” date but is still safe for consumption. At the same time, hunger is at epidemic proportions in the U.S., affecting one in six Americans. 

So our team got to thinking . . . how could we help get that extra food to those in need? 

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 34,000 Pounds of Protein to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank Albertsons Joins the 26th Stop of Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour

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Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Albertsons to donate more than 34,000 pounds of protein to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. 

“At Albertsons, we are dedicated to bettering the lives of our neighbors in need,” said Lori Raya, Southwest Division president of Albertsons. “It is a privilege to partner with Smithfield Foods for this donation to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank and help to impact the lives of the many residents we serve in our community.”

A Year After CEO’s Death, North Texas Food Bank Donors Exceed Her $55 Million Goal

By Jennifer Emily
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Plano-based Alliance Data was approached by the North Texas Food Bank three years ago to offer support to their not-yet-announced capital campaign to expand its services and build a new distribution center. The company committed $2.5 million to the campaign, specifically for the center, which will allow the agency to focus not just on food, but on nutritious food from a facility in the heart of Plano, home of Alliance Data's corporate headquarters. The gift was just one of many that catapulted the campaign to success; such success in fact, that it's now surpassed its $55 million goal ahead of schedule. A proud supporter of the North Texas Food Bank, Alliance Data would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to the organization in achieving this feat.

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Plano-based Alliance Data was approached by the North Texas Food Bank three years ago to offer support to their not-yet-announced capital campaign to expand its services and build a new distribution center. The company committed $2.5 million to the campaign, specifically for the center, which will allow the agency to focus not just on food, but on nutritious food from a facility in the heart of Plano, home of Alliance Data's corporate headquarters. The gift was just one of many that catapulted the campaign to success; such success in fact, that it's now surpassed its $55 million goal ahead of schedule. A proud supporter of the North Texas Food Bank, Alliance Data would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to the organization in achieving this feat.

Wells Fargo Bank Branches Become Holiday Food Banks

Wells Fargo kicks off a joint effort with United Way to fight hunger by collecting nonperishable food donations nationwide
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Wells Fargo is doubling as a food bank this holiday season in a joint effort with United Way to fight hunger.

From Nov. 28 to Dec. 30, approximately 5,900 Wells Fargo branches will serve as food donation centers, collecting nonperishable foods in specially marked bins as part of the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank.

A pop-up food bank tour will also make stops at 17 cities throughout the U.S. as part of the effort. Displays for the campaign will promote opportunities through United Way to volunteer, donate food, and learn more about hunger in the U.S.

Wells Fargo Launches Holiday Food Bank Program With $5 Million Donation to United Way, and Commitment of 5,000 Volunteer Hours During the Holidays

Non-perishable food donations accepted at Wells Fargo Mobile “Pop-up” Food Banks and branch locations nationwide through the end of December
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank program to make more meals possible in communities this holiday season.

Amgen Staff in Atlanta Volunteer with a Local Food Bank

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Atlanta biopharmaceutical sales reps give back to Fountain of Hope Food Bank.

Hungry on Campus: College Students Facing Food Insecurity

By: Jim Jenkins
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Hunger insecurity on campus is often an unmentionable topic. Many assume that, while enrolled in college, students’ needs are entirely met through financial assistance programs such as financial aid. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. With the cost of public and private universities on the rise, some college students are left to suffer silently while the issue of food insecurity remains a subject of little discussion. 

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