Hunger

Making a Positive Impact and Investing in the Power of Youth

FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for 2015 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships – apply by December 5!
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Hunger exists in every community in our nation, from urban cities, throughout the suburbs, and across rural America. In fact, one out of every six Americans goes hungry each day, and 16 million of those at risk are children.

Sodexo Foundation created the Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships to reward students who are driving awareness and mobilizing young people to eliminate hunger across the country. Through this scholarship, Sodexo Foundation is proud to invest in the power of youth making a positive impact.

MGM Resorts Employees Raise More Than 1.6 Million Pounds of Food for Three Square Food Bank in One of the Largest Food Drives in the United States

Donation exceeds previous record by 75 percent to provide 1,342,050 meals for the 315,000 food insecure people living in Southern Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nov. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Employees of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) donated more than 1.6 million pounds of food to Three Square Food Bank this holiday season in one of the largest single-city food drives in the nation.

Sodexo Supports Montgomery County, MD By Taking The Community Profits Montgomery Pledge

Initiative recognizes businesses committed to giving back to the local community
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GAITHERSBURG, Md, November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, Inc., a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations which is headquartered in Gaithersburg, today joins with other local leaders in taking the Community Profits Montgomery pledge.

Safeway's Help Us End Hunger Holiday Campaign

Making a difference — we need your support to help even more people than last year
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Every year, Safeway promotes the spirit of giving to help make the holidays brighter for people who rely on the assistance of food banks. In 2013, our Help Us End Hunger food drive led to the donation of over 630,000 bags of food to local food banks. This year, we want to exceed that number to increase our impact in our communities — but we need your help!

Once again, Safeway is joining forces with our shoppers, local food banks, broadcast partners and Kraft Foods in the Help Us End Hunger food drive. Food donations will be collected through December 25 at most of our stores.

Arby’s Raises $77,000 to Relieve Hunger in Canada Through Project: Everyone Eats

In-Store Fundraiser Benefits Food Banks Canada
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ATLANTA, January 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Arby’s® restaurants across the country raised $77,000 in just five weeks to help end hunger in Canada. Arby’s Canada restaurants have contributed nearly $170,000 to Food Banks Canada since 2013.

Video: Hunger Is Campaign with Viola Davis

The Safeway Foundation and Entertainment Industry Foundation have teamed up to eradicate childhood hunger in America - join us in our efforts
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Hunger Is, a joint charitable program of The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), is designed to build awareness and raise funds in an effort to eradicate childhood hunger in America. Funds raised through Hunger Is directly benefit programs focused on combating childhood hunger and improving health-related outcomes.

Hunger Is Awards $1.3 Million To 198 Local Hunger Charities To Combat Childhood Hunger

Inaugural grants awarded by Hunger Is, the joint charitable initiative of The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation launched in April 2014, will fight childhood hunger
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PLEASANTON and LOS ANGELES, Calif., November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have announced that Hunger Is, their joint charitable initiative to fight childhood hunger in America, has awarded over $1.3 million in grants to 198 local charities to connect hungry children living in neighborhoods to healthy food throughout the country.

Is Your Company Running a “Healthy” Food Drive?

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Each year, millions of food drives are run to support more than 50,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other organizations in the United States.  And many of these food drives are held by companies as a way to engage employees in their workplace giving programs.  But how much are those food drives really helping and are we running them as well as we could be?

Avista Donation Supports A Bite to Go

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In Spokane, more than 24,000 children are growing up hungry. Area schools have noted that children who are hungry are more likely to be aggressive, hyperactive and exhibit behavior problems that make learning difficult.

Yum! Brands Celebrate 17th Anniversary with Hunger Drive-Thru

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As YUM! Brands, Inc. celebrates their 17th anniversary as a company, it’s more apparent than ever  that they are building “The Defining Global Company That Feeds The World.”  As part of that vision, they want to be a Company with a Huge Heart saving lives. ...We need to remember that it all starts here in our own community. YUM! Brands is a lead sponsor of Dare to Care Food Bank, donating $11 million dollars, and 40 Million Meals over the last 11 years, The need has never been more evident, with one in five children, here in Kentucky, at risk of going to bed hungry tonight.

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