Sysco Donates 30 Million Meals, 'Making Every Case Count' in a Global Effort to Support Vulnerable, Food-Insecure Citizens

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HOUSTON, June 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Sysco announced it has donated 30 million meals across eight countries since mid-March as part of its community response strategy to the COVID-19 pandemic. These donations were valued at over $100 million and included nearly 16 million pounds of fresh produce and approximately six million pounds of fresh dairy products.

Sysco Launches New “Foodservice Doesn’t Brake for Adversity” Campaign to Support Restaurant Customers

Campaign advances Sysco’s efforts to help small foodservice businesses stay in business and encourages Americans to support local restaurants
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HOUSTON, May 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today the launch of a new “Foodservice Doesn’t Brake for Adversity” campaign designed to help small foodservice businesses stay in business. The campaign will consist of strategically placed messages across multiple channels designed to encourage Americans to support their local restaurants and also highlights the resilience of all foodservice workers.

Patriots Foundation Teams up to Donate Food to Local Shelters, Food Banks

By Angelique Fiske

Right now, a lot of people could use extra help, and that is particularly true for the most vulnerable people among us. Recently, some Massachusetts and Rhode Island shelters and food banks have gotten a little help in a big way thanks to Amazon, Sysco, and the Patriots Foundation.

A Grocery Store Inside A Restaurant? Perhaps The New Reality Of A Post-Coronavirus World

By Phil Lempert

Then there are even more entrepreneurial restaurants and caterers—even chains including Panera and Big Boy—who also added an assortment of goods they had on hand (or they were able to secure it from their foodservice distributors) to sell directly to consumers. Assortments include alcohol, boxes and cans of ingredients, flour, meats, produce and yes, even toilet paper.

Sysco President and CEO Kevin Hourican Named to Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups

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Congratulations to our President and CEO, Kevin Hourican, for being named by President Trump as a member of one of various “Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups.”

These groups of respected leaders will work together with the White House to help the U.S. economy recover from the coronavirus outbreak and chart the path forward for America.

A Pound Of Flour To Go? Restaurants Are Selling Groceries Now

By Camila Domonoske

With their sit-down dining rooms shut down, a growing number of restaurants are expanding into groceries as a source of much-needed cash in this crisis.

Restaurants are trying out a new answer. Too many tomatoes? Add them to the online ordering system.

Sysco Donates 13.5 Million Meals in Four Weeks

Company continues focused, global community response effort in support of vulnerable, food-insecure citizens
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HOUSTON, April 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Sysco announced it has donated more than 13.5 million meals over the last four weeks across the global regions where it operates as part of its community response strategy to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Food Rescue Nonprofit, Hess Corporation & Sysco Now Serving Houston’s Hospitality Industry

Second Servings of Houston teams up with Hess Corporation and Sysco to distribute 10,000 chef-prepared meals every week beginning April 9
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HOUSTON, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With the COVID-19 crisis upon us, Second Servings is devoting time and resources to a new group of Houstonians in need: hospitality workers. Partnering with long-time supporters, Hess Corporation and Sysco, Second Servings announces the “Dinner’s On Us” Program focused on providing take-home chef-prepared family meals to furloughed and unemployed hospitality workers in Houston.

Sysco Provides Food for Loomis Student Breakfast and Lunch Program


During the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses are stepping up to help their neighbors.

The local Sysco distribution center is one of those businesses. Sysco has been donating food to the Loomis Union School District for its food services program since campuses were closed.

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Bedford Brewery Opens Beer Garden, Pop-Up Food Bank for Restaurant Workers

Apocalypse Ale Works received 300 cases of food from Sysco

On Wednesday, Apocalypse Ale Works welcomed several restaurant workers into its beer garden for a pop-up food bank to pick up their choice of fresh food.

Director of Sales and Operations Austin John said the brewery received 300 cases of food from Sysco, a major food provider for area restaurants.

Sysco donated food that would’ve been shipped to restaurants that are now closed.

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