Food Insecurity

KeyBank and the First Niagara Foundation Donate $100,000 to Matt Urban Hope Center's Initiative to Provide Healthy Meals for Community Residents

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KeyBank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation, is providing $100,000 in grant funding for the Matt Urban Hope Center Urban Diner. The Urban Diner soup kitchen provides healthy meals for people in the community free of charge to ensure all residents have access to fresh, nutrient-rich food.

KeyBank Feeds 200 Families at KeyBus Kickoff Event in Buffalo

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Following the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, KeyBank Corporate Responsibility Officer Chiwuike Owunwanne knew something had to be done to help the nearby neighborhood recover. The supermarket where the shooting happened is closed for the foreseeable future leaving the area without a place to get fresh food.

Post Consumer Brands Provides 30,000 Meals Through Its ‘Ingredients for Good’ Volunteer Initiative

New annual initiative is focused on helping families facing food insecurity
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LAKEVILLE, Minn., May 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The COVID-19 pandemic underscored how many families are facing food insecurity with food shelves reporting record numbers of visitors over the last couple of years. As a food company, Post Consumer Brands believes it has a responsibility to help those facing food insecurity, which is why the company launched a new companywide volunteer initiative called “Ingredients for Good” during April’s National Volunteer Month.

Classroom Garden Helps Trotwood Combat Food Insecurity

By Michelle Alfini
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TROTWOOD, Ohio — In the corner of her classroom, towering over both her and her fifth-grade students, is the newest tool in Daniell Cossey’s STEM curriculum. 

Just two months after its installation, greenery is already cascading from its walls as the class readies itself for its first harvest and the home-grown feast that will come with it.

A $50,000 grant from Quest Diagnostics covered the cost of the garden, curriculum, materials, and the first year of seeds, and Cossey said as soon as her students got planting everything grew quickly.  

Fifth Third Aims to Help Provide 5.3 Million Meals to Fight Hunger Across Bank's Footprint

Customers, employees tackle food insecurity one community at a time through Fifth Third Day XXXI initiative
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CINCINNATI, May 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ – More than 19,000 employees at Fifth Third Bank, National Association, will celebrate Fifth Third Day by helping to provide 5.3 million meals in May to people facing food insecurity. The meals will be donated to various hunger relief organizations across the Bank’s 11-state retail footprint in honor of the companywide community celebration on May 3. The Bank recognizes that date, 5/3 on the calendar, as Fifth Third Day.

Supplier Bonnie Plants and The Home Depot Empower Gardeners to #DonateYourHarvest This Season

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When the U.S. first began experiencing limited stock and empty grocery shelves brought on by the pandemic, Bonnie Plants – a supplier of the Bonnie Plants Harvest Select line found exclusively at The Home Depot – took action. Joining forces with AmpleHarvest.org, Bonnie Plants created the Grow More.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E18: Gary Bagley, New York Cares

Reflecting on Service 20 Years After 9/11
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This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.

SAIC Partners With Feeding America to Fight Food Insecurity in America

Company kicks off Hunger Action Month with campaign to help provide millions of meals to Americans experiencing food insecurity exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic
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RESTON, Va., September 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today announced its 2021 campaign with Feeding America® to raise funds that will help provide millions of meals to people in need.

Fighting Food Insecurity in the U.S.

International Paper donation to Feeding America® provides additional support to fight food insecurity across the nation
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), one of the world’s leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $110,000 donation to Feeding America® to support year-round hunger relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s annual $500,000 Leadership Partner commitment to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

FedEx and the Culture of Giving Back

Because no child should start the day hungry!
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The pandemic has exacerbated household food insecurity to the point that one in three Canadian children are at risk of going to school on an empty stomach. Even though Breakfast Club of Canada is working relentlessly to make sure more and more children start their day with a healthy meal, this would not be possible without the help of valued supporters such as FedEx.

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