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General Mills Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Annual Holiday Breakfast

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A big crowd gathered yesterday in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast. The keynote this year was from Eric H. Holder Jr., former U.S. attorney general.

Organized in partnership by General Mills and United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the event’s theme was “Rise Up: Standing Together for Positive Change.”

General Mills Employee Carries on Brother’s Legacy

By Claudine Galloway

Michelle Meade, a field selling assistant at General Mills, has done things that most people could not fathom. 

She’s helped test the blood of mothers and children in Zambia, Africa, who may be HIV positive. 

General Mills Supports Wildfire Relief Efforts in Australia

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General Mills is thinking of our employees, suppliers, customers and consumers in Australia, as fires continue to devastate the country. The General Mills Foundation is providing monetary support to the Australian Red Cross to help impacted families and WIRES Inc (Wildlife Information, Rescue & Education Service) to support emergency animal rescue, including koalas.

“Mooving” Ahead With Sustainably Sourced Milk

By Kevin O'Donnell

Dairy delivers creamy goodness and rich flavor to foods that many consumers love. That’s why milk is a key ingredient in yogurt and other General Mills products.

We know consumers are increasingly interested not only in where their food comes from but how it is grown and by whom. We share consumers’ desire for transparency about what goes into our products.

‘Treat the World with Care’ is a core belief at General Mills.

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States, to Serve as Keynote Speaker at the 30th Annual MLK Holiday Breakfast

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MINNEAPOLIS, December 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States, will serve as keynote speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday breakfast on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Minneapolis Armory.

Organized in partnership by General Mills and United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the event’s theme is “Rise Up: Standing Together for Positive Change.”

How General Mills' Hometown Heroes Help Those Facing Hunger in Their Communities


The past few months, 25 Convenience and Foodservice employee teams at General Mills  have worked in groups to volunteer for their local Feeding America food bank, and surprise them with $5,000 grants from the General Mills Foundation. From the Food Bank of Iowa to Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, a total of $125,000 was provided across the country to help those facing hunger in General Mills’ hometown communities through the C&F Hometown Heroes program.

Lockhart ISD Updates Free Breakfast Options With $8K Grant

By Stacy Rickard

LOCKHART, Texas -- Lockhart ISD received an $8,000 grant to update its “grab-and-go” breakfast options available to all students, free of charge.

General Mills Digs Into Greenhouse Gas Reduction Efforts

By Laurie Beth Harris

To advance its efforts as a leader in sustainability, General Mills set a goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions across its full value chain by 28 percent by 2025. To achieve this, the global food company identified three key opportunity areas: implementing sustainable agricultural processes, streamlining production operations and optimizing the consumer experience.

Blue Buffalo Helps Pets Find a Home 4 the Holidays


Home 4 the Holidays is a three-month-long adoption drive that saves the lives of orphan pets and raises awareness about the importance of pet adoption during the holiday season. Why? More families bring a new pet home during the holiday season than at any other time of year.

Podcast | General Mills Celebrates World Soil Day With Soil Health Pioneer Gabe Brown

By Kevin Hunt

As part of the food industry, General Mills recognizes that agriculture contributes to some of our most pressing sustainability challenges.

And we believe that the most promising solutions start with healthy soil.

For World Soil Day 2019 (Dec. 5), we’ve posted a bonus episode of our “A Taste of General Mills” podcast.

It’s an interview with Gabe Brown, a pioneer in soil health and the regenerative agriculture movement.


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