A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Feeding America® has released its Covid-19 response report highlighting their many accomplishments. Because of the generosity of numerous companies and individual donors, the network distributed more than six billion meals to neighbors in need in 2020, an increase of more than 53% from April through December of 2019.
By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc.; President, Walmart Foundation
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.
Automaker Empowers Local Food Bank Meal Distribution and Loans Eight Vehicles to Food Banks in South Jersey and the Greater Philadelphia Area
CAMDEN, N.J., February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/– Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that as part of its ongoing partnership with Feeding America®, the automaker will loan eight vehicles to member food banks local to their Camden, NJ headquarters, Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) and Philabundance.
Communities are still reeling from the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a difficult economic environment and social justice. But Truist teammates set out to be a beacon of hope, supporting nonprofits as they faced increased demands on the critical services they provide and each other.
“I’m so proud of how our teammates answered the call to help others in need during our Fall Season of Giving,” said Tori Kaplan, head of corporate social responsibility at Truist.
Following a Donation in 2020, Automaker Furthers Commitment to Hunger Relief Organization
CAMDEN, N.J., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., joined by its two regional independent distributors, Subaru of New England and Subaru Distributors Corp., today announced its continued commitment to supporting people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by helping provide an additional 100 million meals* to Feeding America®. This donation is double the automaker's April 2020 donation, in which they helped provide 50 million meals to the hunger-relief organization.
IRVING, Texas, December 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra's retail electricity brand, Ambit Energy, announced that its non-profit organization, Ambit Cares, is donating $180,000 to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks. These funds will help to provide vitally needed food to people who have been affected by the pandemic.