Includes major grants of up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects to eradicate hunger; nearly 150 organizations receive grants of up to $100,000
Albertsons Companies Foundation is awarding almost $14 million in grants from its Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund to local hunger-fighting organizations in areas their stores serve from coast to coast.
The grants include almost $4 million for 13 large grants to organizations across the United States as part of Nourishing Neighbors’ new innovation grant program, which awards grants up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects or new ideas for eradicating hunger.
Stanley Black & Decker has created a COVID-19 philanthropic outreach program to help our communities around the world combat the effects of the pandemic.
The company has partnered with nonprofit organizations dedicated to immediate relief and recovery efforts, those providing support for hospitals and frontline workers and organizations ensuring all communities have basic needs, such as food.
AUSTIN, Minn., December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced several Giving Tuesday donations to help others this holiday season. The company is donating $20,000 to Make-A-Wish Minnesota to help make the wishes of more children come true, and $20,000 to Feeding America.
On November 22, 2020, Dignity Health Sports Park partnered with Kinecta Federal Credit Union to support South Bay families in need through Kinecta’s 47th Annual Holiday Food Drive. This year’s event was done as a drive-thru to ensure everyone’s safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. The families receive bags of traditional Thanksgiving food items, including rice and stuffing mix, along with a $75 gift certificate. In total, more than 1,000 families — some selected by the community-based organizations — received bags.
Organization to feed over 1,300 metro Detroit families during its Holiday Food Drives
DETROIT, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Comerica Bank today announced a $100,000 donation to longtime community partner Capuchin Soup Kitchen, a nonprofit organization that has served Detroit for more than 90 years with a mission to support and feed those most in need within the Detroit community. Comerica will support Capuchin Soup Kitchen and its programs for 2020/2021 in the following areas:
By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access
The problem of food insecurity is not new. Yet amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s taken on new urgency, as job loss and school closures disrupt the rhythms of life – and have often left America’s children unsure of where their next meal is coming from.
Not only does he want to make the world a better and more colorful place via the unquestioned magic of the bow tie, he is also combatting a real and persistent issue in many communities … food insecurity.
For this enterprising kid, it’s where passion meets purpose.
With his drive to help others, he found an ally in UPS. Watch this Wishes Delivered video and see how one kid is making a difference in a grown up world.
UPSers in select cities wore gold bow ties on Nov. 20 as part of #BowTieDay and #WishesDelivered.