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Catalyst For Giving

Here's how you can help Wells Fargo and Feeding America take on hunger in America this holiday season.
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As a child, Tim Rios remembers going food shopping with his parents. He and his siblings weren't allowed to enter certain aisles in the supermarket because the adults didn't want their children to get tempted by unhealthy snacks and especially food the family couldn't afford. "My parents worried all the time about getting enough healthy food on the table," Rios, whose family came to the U.S. from Mexico in the early ‘80s, says. "When I got married, for the first year, I would ask my wife for her permission to open a bag of chips."

Providing American Children and Families With Nourishment and Strength

Viewpoints: With support of civic-minded organizations like Wells Fargo, Feeding America helps hungry families put food on the table during the holidays and throughout the year.
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Viewpointsinvites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America.

Hunger Isn’t Where You Think It Is

Join Feeding America and Wells Fargo in the fight against hunger
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Cornfields and dairy farms were everywhere in Byron, Minnesota, where I grew up, but that doesn’t mean everyone had enough to eat. My home state is one of the country’s leading agricultural producers, but even so, 1 in 11 households in Minnesota is affected by hunger.

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.

Private Sector Can Play Critical Role in Easing World Hunger

A rise in global hunger after nearly a decade of steady progress is driven largely by a rise in conflict.
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By Mark Kennedy and Richard Leach

One of every nine people in the world is hungry. Globally, hunger trend lines are moving in the wrong direction for the third consecutive year, with new evidence indicating a rise in world hunger to an estimated 821 million people, up from approximately 804 million last year. This latest assessment confirms the ongoing threat to food security and development gains across much of the planet.

Students Leading Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Solutions Can Apply for $10,000 from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2019 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships now being accepted
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for the 2019 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2018. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5KGive5K to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

PHOTO: City of Stamford Proclamation for "Nestle Cares" National Day of Service

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August 2, 2018  marked Nestlé's third annual Nestlé Cares day of service, an effort that unites its eight operating companies in 47 states to make a difference through more than 150 events nationwide. This year, Nestlé expanded its work with Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S., to support local food banks and non-profit organizations that provide nutritious foods to families in need.

Using Cooking to Fight Poverty

Find out the many techniques D.C. Central Kitchen is using to fight poverty in the nation’s capital, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.
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One in three children in Washington, D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8, east of the Anacostia River, live in households that are food insecure, where their families don’t know if they’ll have enough to eat every month, said Mike Curtin Jr., CEO of D.C. Central Kitchen. That’s one of the many reasons the nonprofit is working to fight poverty in the nation’s capital.

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The “Working Poor” Are One Crisis Away From Homelessness

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Did you know that in Central Florida, 1 in 6 people are food insecure? Yes, in America! Over 40% of families in Central Florida are classified as “working poor”. The “working poor” are one crisis away from homelessness.

Christian HELP works with unemployed and the underemployed because both people groups are at risk for homelessness and this affects everyone. Our mission is to help prevent homelessness by finding people jobs while providing for them materially and spiritually.

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