Harvest Program

Italy Harvest Food Donation 101 With Angela Belcastro


1. Can you give us a brief history on Harvest in Italy? When did it start?

KFC arrived in Italy at the end of 2014 and from the very beginning the company worked on figuring out how to activate the Harvest Program in our market as a pillar of the CSR commitment. As a quick service restaurant brand our focus on CSR addresses topics related to food, as well as fighting hunger and reduce food waste– Harvest addresses both. 

The World's Most Solvable Problem: Hunger

The KFC Canada Harvest commitment
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KFC Canada's Harvest Program (a program that donates surplus chicken to local charities), recently celebrated the enrollment of their 100th  KFC restaurant! Since rolling out the program earlier this year, KFC Canada has donated nearly 14,000 pounds of chicken to local charities across Canada.

Pizza Hut Surpasses 100 Million Pounds of Food Donated Through Harvest Program

Pizza company created food donation program 25 years ago in partnership with Food Donation Connection to feed those in need
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PLANO, Texas, June 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Pizza Hut and community-based hunger relief organizations are celebrating a major milestone today: surpassing 100 million pounds of food donated by Pizza Hut to feed those in need locally and across the country.

Darden Donates Food Every Day, Not Just on Hunger Action Day


As a restaurant company, Darden cannot ignore the reality that millions of people need food. Nearly 50 million Americans — including 16 million children — are at risk of hunger, and not just today on Hunger Action Day

From Hungry to Feeding the Hungry


Two years ago, Shaneka Jimerson and her three children were living in a car in Orlando after she lost her telemarketing job and couldn’t afford rent — but she hadn’t hit bottom yet. That day came when her car caught fire.

Yum! Brands Harvest Program Addresses Hunger in the US

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Yum! addresses hunger in the U.S. through its Harvest program. Since 1992, the Company’s brands have contributed more than 176 million pounds of food to over 3,000 nonprofit organizations for those at risk of hunger in the U.S. Since its launch over two decades ago, Yum! Harvest has become the largest prepared-food donation program in the world. The Company continues to expand the program globally.

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Bob Evans Farms Partners with Forgotten Harvest to Feed Local Families in Need

350 families per month to benefit from Bob Evans support of Forgotten Harvest’s Mobile Pantry Project
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DETROIT, September 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – According to the USDA, an estimated three million American households are food insecure - that amounts to one in six people who lack the nutritious food needed to live a healthy life. Metro Detroit residents have been hit particularly hard due to the economic downturn. Currently, one in four children in Metro Detroit faces hunger or a lack of food.

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