Food isn’t just our business. At Sysco, it’s also our passion and our purpose as we fight to put an end to hunger
Sysco is committed to helping the millions of Americans who struggle with food insecurity and hunger, providing both financial and volunteer resources to local organizations. We currently allocate 75 percent of our community donations and volunteer activities toward hunger relief, and as part of our 2025 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals, we plan to donate 200 million meals and $50 million dedicated toward alleviating hunger and food insecurity in the communities we serve.
Sysco proudly serves as co-presenting sponsor of Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry – one of the country’s premier culinary events. Each year, this ultimate foodie event brings together top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists in 20 cities across the nation, all with one goal in mind: to raise funds and awareness to end childhood hunger in America.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., August 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Chrysler brand is teaming up with No Kid Hungry, a national campaign that is focused on ending child hunger in America today. Chrysler’s support will help No Kid Hungry continue its work to improve the lives of families across the country by ensuring children have the food they need to succeed.
Debra Vernon, Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
Our purpose is to raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Today, our purpose is coming to life in exciting ways through investments we are making in social enterprise initiatives -- philanthropic investments that create shared value for society and our company.
These initiatives are aimed at using our strength as a modern food company with the size and scale to impact change to help sustainably solve social issues such as food insecurity, while improving communities and making a positive impact on people’s lives.
How school breakfasts are making a real difference in Virginia
by Tom Nelson, President & CEO of Share Our Strength
During the holiday season thoughts often turn to gift giving, decorations and holiday treats. But it’s also a time to think of others, and those who have less. Even in our nation of plenty, 1 in 6 children in the United States struggle with hunger.
The good news is that here at Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, we know that childhood hunger is a solvable problem. Together with partners like Nestlé, we can ensure more kids are getting the nutritious food they need each day.
Nestlé leadership, First Lady of Virginia visit Arlington school in continued commitment to nutrition and ending childhood hunger
ARLINGTON, Va., December 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé USA today announced its partnership with Share Our Strength to support the organization’s school breakfast initiatives as part of its No Kid Hungry campaign. The donation of $250,000 deepens Nestlé’s commitment to help children live healthier lives.