By Mark Edge, Water Efficient Maize for Africa Partnership Lead at Monsanto
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.
Students with demonstrated ongoing commitment to fighting hunger are encouraged to #Get5Give5 and impact millions
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.
Harry Pastuszek of PYXERA Global Presents on Post-Harvest Loss at International Conference
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.