During the global pandemic, nonprofits are adjusting to continue to support those in need
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, child nutrition and feeding programs around the world are facing challenges they had never encountered before. How can we continue to support children and families in need during this pandemic?
Motivational TV personality and cheer all-star Jerry Harris shares his past struggles with food insecurity as he begins weekly Instagram content series to spread positivity and inspire acts of good.
MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - One in four kids in the U.S. could face hunger this year because of the coronavirus. To provide immediate support to these children, Cheerios donated $1.3 million to No Kid Hungry, a national campaign focused on ending childhood hunger in America, and is now continuing its mission to inspire acts of good with the help of motivational personality and cheer all-star, Jerry Harris, who personally struggled with food insecurity as a child.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., August 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics employees participated in their first virtual charity activity since the outbreak of the coronavirus, building food kits that will be distributed to Colorado students who rely on school meals to help fill nutrition needs during the summer.
The number of people suffering from food insecurity continues to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is especially true for households with young children. In fact, current research shows that more than 17 percent of children in the United States now lack sufficient food. Feed the Children is working closely with community organizations, individual donors, and companies like Herbalife Nutrition to help ensure vulnerable families and communities don’t go hungry.
Insecticide donation enables treatment of 170,000 hectares of the most affected fields
MONHEIM, August 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Farmers in Kenya and Uganda currently fighting a devastating locust invasion and looming food security crisis are receiving help from Bayer thanks to a donation of 170,000 liters of Decis ULV insecticide. 120,000 liters will be shipped to Kenya and 50,000 liters have already been shipped to Uganda. In both countries, the product will be donated to the local governments to fight the locust swarms. The donation from Bayer, which has a material value of approximately 750,000 Euros, will enable treatment of 170,000 hectares of the most affected fields.
Donation combats food insecurity in Northern New Jersey as part of Acts of Caring initiative
LIVINGSTON, N.J., Aug. 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (CIT) today announced that it has made a donation to provide enough fresh food for 100,000 meals to Table to Table, a community-based food rescue program that redistributes would-be wasted food to those in need.
Donation provides additional 30,000 meals through Three Square Food Bank
LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CIT Group Inc. (CIT) today announced that it has donated 30,000 meals to those in need through Three Square Food Bank, Southern Nevada's only food bank and the area's largest hunger-relief organization.
How Duke Energy’s Crystal River Mariculture Center pitched in to help families struggling through COVID-19
Even though the Citrus County Family Resource Center in Florida has more people to feed because of the pandemic, families will get something special this summer. Duke Energy donated 500 pounds of redfish fillets from its Crystal River Mariculture Center to help feed about 1,500 people.
During the summer, the nonprofit has more families to feed and fewer donors because snowbirds have returned home – and the pandemic’s economic hardships have made conditions worse.
“We’ve had a lot more people who have never asked for help before,” said Ginger West, the center’s director.