As many of us know from the pictures of food pantry lines that wrapped around blocks early on in the pandemic, food insecurity rose rapidly over the past year. In the face of that need, amongst many other rising basic needs, the business community reconsidered many of its long-held beliefs on community impact and saw the crisis as a way to shape new approaches to social change.
How California Rallied Volunteers during the Pandemic
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In celebration of National Volunteer Week, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews Californians for All Director Dave Smith about the founding of this California Volunteers initiative and how it achieved over one million volunteer hours and 600,000 meals served in its first year.
Herbalife Nutrition Collaborates with Feed the Children to Combat Food Insecurity Through Nutrition Education and Resources
Herbalife Nutrition in partnership with Feed the Children (“FEED”), under the Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, announced it will supply 48,000 sets of healthy snack and meal recipe cards to approximately 48,000 of FEED’s food boxes distributed to low-income families throughout the U.S.
Large percentage of Americans experiencing food insecurity for the first time during the pandemic
Six in 10 Americans have faced “food insecurity” at some point in their lives, and of those, 73% experienced it for the first time since the start of the pandemic, according to new research.
The survey of 2,000 Americans with an annual household income under $100K found, of those who have faced food insecurity — defined by the USDA as a “lack of available financial resources for food for all members of the home” — 35% said they personally skipped meals.
Nutrition for Zero Hunger Initiative Expands by Naming First Partner in Mexico
Herbalife Nutrition and The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation have formed a new partnership with the Asociacion Mexicana de Bancos de Alimentos (“BAMX”), a nonprofit dedicated to meeting the needs of people experiencing food insecurity in Mexico through community-based food distribution. Through this collaboration, under the Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, $50,000 will be donated to provide nutritious food to families and those in need in Mexico.
Hunger in America has skyrocketed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving food banks struggling to meet demand. To help people dealing with food insecurity, CNH Industrial has donated $7,500 to the Hunger Task Force, Wisconsin’s leading anti-hunger organization.
As a global food company, we are committed to playing a transformational role in the creation of a more sustainable future for food. The theme for this year’s World Food Day (October 16, 2020) was “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our actions are our future.”
Subaru and Philadelphia Union Donate Organic Produce Grown at Subaru Park to Food Banks in Chester, PA
CAMDEN, N.J., October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/– Subaru of America, Inc. and the Philadelphia Union today announced they will be donating 25,400 servings of organic fruits and vegetables to Chester, PA-area food banks over the next year. The fresh produce was grown in the automaker’s and soccer team’s Subaru Loves the Earth Garden for Good, the first organic garden at a Philadelphia professional sports stadium.
Herbalife Nutrition hosts a food drive to give back to those in need
Herbalife Nutrition employees at their Distribution Center hosted a food drive donating non-perishable food items for their “Labor Day of Love” initiative to support Mid-South Food Bank in Memphis. They were able to donate more 400 pounds of food to help those in need.
Since Herbalife Nutrition has been providing daily lunch to all of their essential workers the local employees decided to pay-it-forward and give back to those who need it most during these challenging times.
IRVING, Texas, October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced the culmination of company-wide involvement in Hunger Action Month, resulting in more than $250,000 in donations to food banks in communities where it operates. The company understands that the number of Americans experiencing hunger continues to surge with the ongoing pandemic.