Sean is just one of hundreds who are receiving assistance through REACH HIGH, a year-round program open to all restaurant employees – Restaurant General Managers, Assistant Managers, Shift Supervisors and hourly Team Members – at participating KFC restaurants.
Taco Bell Corp. is the nation’s leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. But at their core, they are a business fueled by much more than food. Their purpose is to feed people’s life with más: engaging with and supporting the communities they serve, investing in the potential of their team members and today’s youth through education, and evolving their menu and restaurant design to meet the needs of their customers.
Guest Blog by Tyler Hampton, Yum! Brands Foundation
We’ve all been there. That point when you realize you ordered too much food at a restaurant or bought more groceries than you can eat before expiration. Throwing away perfectly good food knowing that there are plenty of hungry people out there who could benefit from a hot meal, you might feel a moment of guilt when you chuck your leftovers in the trash. In these instances we all have a hand to play in the food waste epidemic and it’s no different for global businesses.
The drought in California – home to almost 40 million people and a $54 billion agricultural industry – has helped raise awareness of the value of water. Since the first World Water Day, on March 22, 1993, water has increased in its prominence on the international stage as the recognized lifeblood of society and the environment upon which we depend. Water scarcity and the wise use of this resource are more pertinent than ever.
Yum! Brands announced its 2015 global volunteer program awarded 60 volunteer grants with a total value of $325,000 USD, including a $25,000 grand prize volunteer grant to The Healing Place in Louisville, KY. Employees from 20 countries tracked over 40,000 volunteer hours working with their favorite charities on more than 150 community impact projects in 2015.
The 2015 Annual China Corporate Charity Work Awards Summit was held recently at Beijing’s China World Hotel, where Yum! Restaurants China received recognition for its outstanding contribution to poverty relief in China.
In October 2015, Yum! adopted the community of Jinotega, Nicaragua, as part of the their new Feed the World Ambassador Program. The employee leadership program is part of the global World Hunger Relief effort to raise awareness, volunteerism and donations for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
At Yum!, we’re proud of the unique culture we've built, one that's filled with energy, opportunity and fun. We believe in our people, trust in their positive intentions, encourage ideas from everyone and have actively developed a workforce that is diverse in style and background. Yum! is a place where anyone can, and does, make a difference.