Hunger

Fighting Hunger from the Ground Up

By Mark Edge, Water Efficient Maize for Africa Partnership Lead at Monsanto
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Imagine if a lack of rainfall stood between you and your ability to feed your children.

For millions of families around the world, this is a daily reality. And for family farmers from Kansas to Kenya, drought and pests can mean the difference between a bountiful harvest and a meager one that compromises their ability to put food on their tables … and ours.

Sodexo Foundation Opens Application Period for 2016 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

Students with demonstrated ongoing commitment to fighting hunger are encouraged to #Get5Give5 and impact millions
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo Foundation announced that the application period for the 2016 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships opens today, October 5 and closes December 5, 2015. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5Give5 and impact millions. Students from K-12 through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the charity of their choice by visiting SodexoFoundation.org.

Post-Harvest Loss is Top Priority for International Congress in Rome

Harry Pastuszek of PYXERA Global Presents on Post-Harvest Loss at International Conference
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ROME, October 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In the effort to advance the fight against post-harvest loss the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention will convene in Rome, Italy October 4-7. Harry Pastuszek, Vice President of Enterprise and Community Development for PYXERA Global, will present on the Global Initiatives for Reducing Post-harvest Losses panel.

Yum! Brands VIDEO: 1 Person, 1 Donation Can Make a Difference

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Since 2007, Yum! Brands has been fighting huger around the globe, in partnership with World Food Programme and other agencies. They’ve provided 2.4 billion meals to those in need, but know their work isn’t done. 1 person, 1 donation can make a difference. Together we can #FeedtheWorld.

Donate now at bit.ly/WHR15

Join the movement at #FeedtheWorld @yumbrands

Shape the Future of Hunger and Poverty: Feed the Children

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Addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty, by supporting nonprofits like Feed the Children, is easy through workplace giving. Watch this video and learn more about how your company can get started at www.charities.org/shapethefuture.

Addressing the Root Causes of Hunger and Poverty

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“A bunch of my friends who did not come to the Feed the Children center are now killed, or at hospitals, or they are members of gangs. I think my future would have been similar. And probably I wouldn’t be alive today.”

Leveraging Social Media to Help Better Feed the People in Need

by Brittany Morgan, Feeding America, Research
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Feeding America is a partner of Cisco CSR. Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post’s ImpactX section.

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Donates Over $240,000 to Nonprofits Benefitting Children & Families

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August 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - BJ’s Charitable Foundation announced today the donation of 56 grants to nonprofits that will impact the lives of more than 420,000 local residents across its 15-state footprint. As part of its quarterly grant cycle, the Foundation contributed $242,850 to support nonprofits that help improve the communities surrounding BJ’s Wholesale Clubs.

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