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Fifth Third Bank, Employees, Customers Provide More Than 4.6 Million Meals for Families

Press Release

CINCINNATI, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank’s annual “Feeding Our Communities” initiative provided more than 4.6 million meals in May to fight hunger across its footprint. The monthlong effort involved virtual volunteer activities by employees and monetary donations, including customer-purchased Shield of Recognition sales.

Albertsons Companies Sets Record $260 Million of Food and Monetary Donations in 2020

Annual total includes $95 million of support from the Albertsons Foundation Nourishing Neighbors Program, reaching 13 million individuals and over 3,000 organizations
Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, June 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) is proud to announce it raised a record $260 million in food and monetary donations to aid hunger relief in local communities in 2020. This total includes more than $67 million of in-store donations by Albertsons customers who generously supported their communities in a year of unprecedented need caused by the pandemic. Albertsons Cos.

Helping Restaurants Stay in Business While Feeding Those in Need

Community Kitchens in Oakland, California, buys meals from neighborhood restaurants to donate to local nonprofits.
Article

Mayra Velazquez had just opened a second branch of her Mexican street food-inspired restaurant Xingones in Oakland, California, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit last March. Within weeks, the business she had spent the last four years growing from a farmer’s market pop-up into multiple eateries had vanished — along with 80% of her revenue.

Yoplait Donates Refrigerated Truck To Help Feed Those in Need

By Hanna Johnson
Blog

Did you know dairy is one of the most requested but least donated items at food banks? 

Yoplait is on a mission to bridge that gap and make dairy more accessible through its support of Feeding America. 

Last month, Yoplait donated a 53-foot refrigerated trailer truck to Feeding America West Michigan  to help address the insufficient infrastructure at the food bank’s Cadillac branch. 

Walmart, Sam's Club & Feeding America® Partner to Help Fight Hunger as the Need Continues as a Result of the Pandemic

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc.; President, Walmart Foundation
Blog

Central to our mission at Walmart is helping people live better. That’s not just a statement – it’s a goal we work toward every day on behalf of our customers, members and communities. Helping people live better includes ensuring they have access to nutritious food, and for many people, that’s been a struggle this year.

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities, keeping some schools and businesses closed, and many employees furloughed, one issue is coming to the forefront: food insecurity.

Hormel Foods Spreads Love, Celebrates National PB&J Day With Donation of SKIPPY® Products

Conscious Alliance to Feed People in Chicago and Colorado, and on the Pine Ridge Reservation in Time for Easter
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, today announced a donation of 90,000 pounds of SKIPPY® peanut butter products to Conscious Alliance, a longtime hunger-relief partner based in Boulder, Colo. The food will be directed to those in need in the Chicago area and Colorado’s Front Range Urban Corridor, and to children living on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Campaign Spreads Hope

By Racine Edwardes
Article

On Wednesday 10 March, KFC made a generous donation of 300 emergency food parcels to early childhood development centres (ECDCs) in Lavender Hill after the fast-food giant’s interest was sparked by an opinion piece posted in People’s Post.

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Global Citizen Presents: A 'Recovery Plan for the World' Roundtable Conversation

Summary: 

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, along with Campaign Partners WW International and The Rockefeller Foundation, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19, Curb the Hunger Crisis, Resume Learning Everywhere, Protect the Planet, and Promote Equity for All  –

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– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, along with Campaign Partners WW International and The Rockefeller Foundation, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19, Curb the Hunger Crisis, Resume Learning Everywhere, Protect the Planet, and Promote Equity for All  –

Life Sciences Cares & Biogen Foundation Help Launch Food for Free's Just Eats Program

$170,000 grants will fill critical gap for 3,000 food insecure families in Greater Boston via Food For Free’s new grocery box program
Press Release

Cambridge, Mass., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Life Science Cares Boston and the Biogen Foundation have teamed up as inaugural sponsors of Food For Free’s new Just Eats Grocery Box program, a $170,000 effort to reduce food insecurity for 3,000 area families, starting this month. To launch Just Eats, Life Science Cares, the life science industry platform for giving back, has committed $50,000, and the Biogen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cambridge-based neuroscience pioneer Biogen Inc.

Global Citizen Launches a 'Recovery Plan for the World' - a Campaign to End COVID-19 for All and Kickstart a Global Recovery

Summary: 

– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

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– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

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