When students from Bethel, Alaska boarded a flight to Los Angeles last month, it was the first time many of them had been on a plane, even left the state. But it wasn’t the first time Taco Bell has shown a commitment to helping them achieve Más.
In 2012, students at Bethel Regional High School, along with the rest of their remote 6,300 person town, were thrilled to hear Taco Bell would be opening a restaurant there. The only problem was, what they’d heard was a rumor. The brand had no such plans.
A Yum! Brands Volunteer for Hope team continues to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of seniors, across Oahu, Hawaii, packing and distributing healthy meals to recipients who might otherwise go without.
Since 2012, the team has partnered with Lanakila Meals on Wheels, a nonprofit that delivers thousands of meals to seniors each year.
Environmental stewardship is at the heart of how we do business. With more than 40,000 restaurants, and our rapid growth around the globe, we acknowledge our responsibility to be environmentally responsible corporate stewards. We are committed to reducing our environmental footprint for the benefit of our customers, stakeholders and planet, as we work to become the Defining Global Company that Feeds the World.
Reggie Bush, Young the Giant, Megan Nicole and Tyler Oakley Join the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens to Connect & Encourage One Million Teens to Graduate High School
Irvine, Calif., April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens™ introduces its powerful team of four new ambassadors to help raise awareness for the high school dropout crisis today’s young people face, and to connect with teens in new ways that inspire them on their path to educational and personal success. To reach teens where they are and through the personalities they know and love, the lineup includes professional football star Reggie Bush, rising pop star Megan Nicole, Feed the Beat® band Young the Giant, and YouTube personality Tyler Oakley.
Report Updates Performance and Progress Across Four Strategic Areas of Focus: Food, People, Community and Environment
LOUISVILLE, KY, March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), one of the world's largest restaurant companies and parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, today announced the release of its online 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Graduate for Más program, The Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and Get Schooled, in partnership with actor, author, and Locke alum Tyrese Gibson made a surprise visit to Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy, to reward their commitment to graduate high school.
As part of its commitment to enable and inspire teens to achieve más, the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens will award $60,000 in educational scholarships to four teens who were selected to participate in the 12th Annual Taco Bell Skills Challenge during State Farm All-Star Saturday Night on Saturday, February 15.
More Than 148 Million Meals Provided to United Nations World Food Programme and Other Hunger Relief Agencies
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.
Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, WellPoint Foundation, The Wallace Foundation and Altria honored at annual gala in NYC
NEW YORK, January 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- In recognition of record-breaking support for the nation's youth who need it most, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) last night presented prestigious honors to four Great Futures Campaign partners and great friends of young people: Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, WellPoint Foundation, The Wallace Foundation and Altria.