hunger relief

Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Philippines Continue to Fight Hunger

by The Standard Lifestyle

Every day, fast food labels Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Philippines offer the public quick and filling meals to help us get through the day. But once a year, these restaurants under Yum! Brands Inc. provide nutritious food to schoolchildren in Mindanao in a bid to end world hunger. 

How a Mobile App Will Feed Many


This post was written by guest blogger Wesley King, a business systems analyst at Cisco

It’s that time of year again. No, not quite Christmas in July; not Thanksgiving. Forget Daylight Savings Time, Memorial Day, and Bring your Daughter to Work Day.

I’m talking about the time to give back. Here at Cisco, it’s a big deal – every single day of the year.

Video: BJ’s Wholesale Club – Helping to Fight Hunger

BJ’s Feeding Communities Program reaches donation milestone — 30 million pounds.
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BJ’s Wholesale Club is proud to announce that its Feeding Communities program achieved a major giving milestone as 30 million pounds of nutritious food has been donated to local Feeding America® food banks since its launch in November 2011. The 30 million pounds of food equates to 25 million meals* to help individuals and families struggling with hunger.

With Cisco Support, Feeding America Helps Clients Chart a Path to Self-Sustainability


This post was written by guest blogger Kelli Walker, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America

Cisco has been a significant strategic partner with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. Since 2009 Cisco has helped fund various pilots that use technology to increase efficiency in our operations, transportation, and food sourcing throughout the Feeding America national network of 200 food banks. Strategic thought partners like Cisco have allowed our network to feed more than 46 million people in need every year.

Sealed Air Innovations Can Drive Societal Change to Impact World Food Shortage

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Charlotte, NC, February 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) participated in today’s Economist Feeding the World event in Amsterdam addressing how packaging innovation can help improve food access, food security, and reduce food waste.

Cisco Recognized for CSR Excellence in India

by Archana Sahay

At Cisco India, we focus on addressing social issues where we believe we can have significant and lasting impact by applying our unique expertise to those issues.

For example, after floods devastated rural communities in Northern Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in October 2009, Cisco committed US$10 million in cash, services, solutions and equipment to support rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the Raichur district of Karnataka.

KFC Looks to Fight Hunger with #FillUpForGood Campaign


The holidays are a time to be grateful and to give back, and that's what KFC plans to do with the launch of its #FillUpForGood campaign. Teaming up with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, KFC invites consumers to help KFC reach its goal to fund 1 million meals to those in need this holiday season.

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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.

Cisco Volunteers in Massachusetts Join Global Campaign to Give Back

by Darlene McNamara

At the Cisco Boxborough, Massachusetts office, we are taking part in Giving Tuesday by encouraging our colleagues to participate in the 2014 Global Hunger Relief Campaign, which helps 13 local nonprofit hunger relief organizations. This is part of Cisco’s larger global campaign, which helps more than 160 food organizations worldwide.

Cisco Employees Race to End Hunger in China

by David Peng

Even before I started with Cisco, I was an active volunteer and had a focus on increasing educational access in rural China. After I joined Cisco, I quickly connected with the Civic Council to continue my passion for giving back. Civic Councils are teams of employees who plan volunteer events, develop partnerships, manage product donation programs, and make local cash donations. As our Civic Council leader, my main function is to create volunteer events and recruit employees to participate, and it has been very rewarding!


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