Food Insecurity

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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Mohawk Teams up With Local Organizations to Deliver 18,000 Pounds of Food

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Mohawk teamed up with the Latin American Association, Carpet City Rotary Club and several other organizations last week to conduct a food distribution event in Dalton, GA, giving away 600 refrigerated boxes that totaled 18,000 pounds of food. Thank you to our Mohawk volunteers from HR, Safety and Engineering who helped make it happen!

Fighting Hunger in the Mid-south

International Paper donation to Mid-South Food Bank provides additional support to fight food insecurity in the company’s hometown
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper has made a $210,000 donation to Mid-South Food Bank to support year-round hunger relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $100,000 pledge to support the organization’s ability to respond to food insecurity in its 31-county service region.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E11: Julia Turshen, "Simply Julia"

Feeding a Culture of Equity and Inclusion with Chef Julia Turshen
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Chef, cookbook author, and activist Julia Turshen operates at the intersection of food and social justice. Her highly acclaimed cookbooks share deeply personal and meaningful narratives on LGBTQIA+ representation, racial equity, body positivity, and more.

The Ongoing Need to Fight Food Insecurity After the Pandemic

Herbalife Nutrition and Feed the Children stand together to support the world's growing nutrition needs
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The pandemic has impacted the world in ways no one could have imagined. Seemingly overnight, global supply chains were disrupted, businesses came to a standstill, and the population grappled with the most significant health crisis in a generation. The pandemic laid bare another global challenge – hunger.

COVID-19 and Corporate Social Innovation

Cruise and Food Insecurity in San Francisco
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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.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E8: Dave Smith, Californians for All

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.

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