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Yum! Brands WHR Efforts Help World Food Programme Exit Bhutan

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Yum! Global Newsroom: Community

After 40 years of hunger relief efforts in Bhutan, the World Food Programme (WFP) is preparing to fully transition its School Feeding Program to that country’s government in 2018, a shift made possible in part by support from Yum! Australia’s World Hunger Relief program.

Multiplying the Impact of Food and Housing Relief

by Ricardo Benavidez

When you have a regular paycheck, a roof over your head, your health, and a fully stocked refrigerator, it’s easy to focus on other activities of daily living.

But when you lack one or all of these things, your focus is on surviving.

CITGO and PS Food Mart Charities Launch Fifth Annual "Fight Hunger Give Hope" Campaign to Assist Local Families

Annual Program Will Raise Funds for Local Food Pantries
Press Release

HOMER, Mich., March 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- PS Food Mart Charities is proud to announce the launch of the fifth annual "Fight Hunger Give Hope" campaign in support of local food banks. From March 3 through March 16, 31 participating PS Food Mart stores in Michigan and Ohio will join together with a goal to raise more than $50,000 to help local food banks feed families in need across the region.

South Africa – you’ve been nominated to #ChangeOneThing


Joining the movement to turn social media game #NekNomination into a good thing, KFC South Africa has donated R25,000 to Add Hope; and has nominated all South Africans to take part too. 

KFC’s MD Doug Smart said KFC is “nominating you all to #ChangeOneThing by adding hope in-store or online at” In other words, please add your own donations of R2 or more to Add Hope. You can do this at your nearest KFC store if you’re in South Africa, or online.

Annual Employee Giving Campaign Generates Nearly $6 Million for Global Hunger Relief


This post was written by guest blogger Christina O’Neill, a manager with Cisco Community Relations based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, who oversaw Cisco’s 2013 record-breaking Global Hunger Relief Campaign.

 “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief Efforts Result in Record–Breaking $37 Million in Cash and Food Donations

More Than 148 Million Meals Provided to United Nations World Food Programme and Other Hunger Relief Agencies
Press Release

LOUISVILLE, KY, January 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands’ (NYSE: YUM) 2013 World Hunger Relief efforts featuring World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger, Multi-Grammy Award winner and international superstar Christina Aguilera, created unprecedented awareness and engagement and raised a record-breaking $37 million in overall cash and food donations for WFP and other hunger relief agencies.

KFC’s ‘Add Hope’ Raises Millions

by TMO Reporter

South Africans have come together behind KFC’s 2013 Add Hope campaign, helping the brand’s efforts to tackle high levels of hunger among the country’s children. A total of R3.7 million was raised by customers during October’s World Hunger Month. [...] KFC franchisee’s also contribute to Add Hope, with this year’s contribution totaling R23 million which will be added to the customer donations, reaching a cumulative total of R46 million for 2013. Read more...

Cisco Employees Build Awareness about Hunger…Literally

by Amanda Williams

Every year, during Cisco’s Global Hunger Relief Campaign, employee teams across our campuses design and construct “cansculptures” —  pieces of art made entirely out of canned goods (which are later donated to a local food bank), to raise awareness about hunger and our annual giving back initiative.

Food Bank Employee Describes the Many Faces of Hunger


This post is from guest blogger Emily Kraft, Food & Nutrition Services Outreach Coordinator for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, one of the hunger relief organizations Cisco employees support through the annual Global Hunger Relief Campaign. 

I’m at the library on my lunch break, searching for a good book to read in my downtime.  My concentration is broken when I hear whispers coming from a nearby table. “Is that the Food Stamp Lady?  I think it is. She’s great – helped me out a lot. You should talk with her.”

Cisco Employees Working Together to Solve the World’s #1 Health Risk

by Sandra Wheatley

Hunger is the world’s #1 health risk, with 1 in 7 people going hungry worldwide. Hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. Close to 900 million people do not have enough to eat and 98 percent of them live in developing countries. Even in developed countries like the United States, 15 percent of households are food insecure, meaning its members have uncertain access to adequate and safe food.

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