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Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 165,000 Pounds of Protein to Local Food Banks

Winn-Dixie, B&R Stores, Fareway join Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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This week, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Winn-Dixie, B&R Stores, and Fareway to donate more than 165,000 pounds of protein. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. The donations, equivalent to more than 664,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across northeast Florida, Nebraska, and western Iowa.

Arby’s Foundation Commits to Provide More Than 10 Million Meals to Children in Need This Summer Through “School’s Out, Food’s In” Program

Series of Events Hosted by Arby’s to Raise Awareness of Summer Hunger in America
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ATLANTA, May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As the final bell nears at schools across America, millions of children await the joys of summer.  But for millions more, that closing bell brings uncertainty about when and where their next meal will come from.  According to No Kid Hungry, of the 22 million kids who receive a free or reduced-price lunch during the school year, only 17.5 percent receive proper nourishment during the summer months.

Rebuilding Together Omaha Celebrates National Rebuilding Month

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This National Rebuilding Month, Rebuilding Together Omaha is completing 11 projects throughout April, culminating with their largest volunteer event on National Rebuilding Day, April 25. This year, they are focused on helping low-income neighborhoods in South Omaha, limiting the amount of projects they typically complete and providing deep critical home repairs for homeowners in-need within this community.

Omaha Middle Schoolers' Phone App Makes Competition Finals

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The shooting death of a 16-year-old Omaha student last year has inspired the creation of a smartphone app to help students safely walk home from school.

Union Pacific Trainees on 'Mission' to Lend a Hand

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The Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska, recently received some helping hands from Union Pacific employees in the railroad's Field Management Trainee (FMT) program. The trainees took an evening off to serve dinner at the mission, an organization whose philosophy is to "break the cycle of homelessness and poverty."

The FMT program is designed to give new front-line managers the tools necessary to become successful leaders. There were 15 employees in town for the training, said John Maeda, Union Pacific manager of yard operations-Chicago.

Omaha Doubles Down on "Peyback" Giving

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"Like the other Omaha-based companies and the Chamber of Commerce with whom we are participating, we are delighted to be part of this initiative because it brings positive attention to a community we love, and it supports a worthy cause. ConAgra Foods' cause efforts are focused on ending child hunger, and the Peyback Foundation's efforts dovetail with our own by supporting disadvantaged youth. In addition, the four markets that Mr. Manning's Foundation serves (Indiana, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Denver) are geographic areas where we sell our products and operate facilities." - Christopher P. Kircher, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and President, ConAgra Foods Foundation

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"Like the other Omaha-based companies and the Chamber of Commerce with whom we are participating, we are delighted to be part of this initiative because it brings positive attention to a community we love, and it supports a worthy cause. ConAgra Foods' cause efforts are focused on ending child hunger, and the Peyback Foundation's efforts dovetail with our own by supporting disadvantaged youth. In addition, the four markets that Mr. Manning's Foundation serves (Indiana, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Denver) are geographic areas where we sell our products and operate facilities." - Christopher P. Kircher, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and President, ConAgra Foods Foundation

Lincoln Financial Foundation Awards More Than $152,000 in Grants to Omaha Nonprofits

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OMAHA, Neb., December 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Grants from Lincoln Financial Foundation are helping to encourage entrepreneurism and promote adult and financial literacy in Omaha.  Lincoln Foundation recently awarded $152,500 in economic and workforce development grants to six local nonprofit organizations, a portion of $846,600 in charitable funds it has allocated to Omaha in 2013.

ConAgra Foods Foundation Puts the Here in Child Hunger Ends Here

Foundation invests more than $4 million over three years to reduce hunger in the Omaha metro
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OMAHA, Neb., December 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ConAgra Foods and the ConAgra Foods Foundation are raising the stakes to build a model to put a dent in child hunger across the nation, starting right here in the Omaha metro area.

Lincoln Financial Foundation Awards Over $130,000 in Grants to Omaha Nonprofits

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Omaha, Neb., October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Grants from Lincoln Financial Foundation are helping individuals experiencing food insecurity and are providing other needed social services to the community’s poor and those at risk. Lincoln Foundation recently awarded $131,000 in human services grants to 10 local nonprofit organizations, a portion of $846,600 in charitable funds it has allocated to Omaha in 2013. 

Lincoln Foundation Strengthens Omaha Education

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Omaha, Neb., June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Foundation is helping to strengthen educational programming in Omaha through $217,500 in recent grants to 14 local nonprofit agencies.  These grants are a portion of more than $846,600 in charitable funds the foundation has allocated for Omaha in 2013.

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