BJ’s becomes first warehouse club partner for Meals on Wheels America
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., January 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – To help provide more meals to homebound seniors struggling with hunger and isolation, BJ’s Wholesale Club announces today that it has become the first warehouse club charitable partner supporting Meals on Wheels America. As the oldest and largest national organization supporting community-based senior nutrition programs across the country, Meals on Wheels America will receive a $100,000 BJ’s Charitable Foundation grant to commence this partnership.
Every day, fast food labels Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Philippines offer the public quick and filling meals to help us get through the day. But once a year, these restaurants under Yum! Brands Inc. provide nutritious food to schoolchildren in Mindanao in a bid to end world hunger.
BJ’s Feeding Communities Program reaches donation milestone — 30 million pounds.
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BJ’s Wholesale Club is proud to announce that its Feeding Communities program achieved a major giving milestone as 30 million pounds of nutritious food has been donated to local Feeding America® food banks since its launch in November 2011. The 30 million pounds of food equates to 25 million meals* to help individuals and families struggling with hunger.
This post was written by guest blogger Kelli Walker, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America
Cisco has been a significant strategic partner with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. Since 2009 Cisco has helped fund various pilots that use technology to increase efficiency in our operations, transportation, and food sourcing throughout the Feeding America national network of 200 food banks. Strategic thought partners like Cisco have allowed our network to feed more than 46 million people in need every year.
Charlotte, NC, February 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) participated in today’s Economist Feeding the World event in Amsterdam addressing how packaging innovation can help improve food access, food security, and reduce food waste.
At Cisco India, we focus on addressing social issues where we believe we can have significant and lasting impact by applying our unique expertise to those issues.
For example, after floods devastated rural communities in Northern Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in October 2009, Cisco committed US$10 million in cash, services, solutions and equipment to support rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the Raichur district of Karnataka.
The holidays are a time to be grateful and to give back, and that's what KFC plans to do with the launch of its #FillUpForGood campaign. Teaming up with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, KFC invites consumers to help KFC reach its goal to fund 1 million meals to those in need this holiday season.
FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for 2015 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships – apply by December 5!
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Hunger exists in every community in our nation, from urban cities, throughout the suburbs, and across rural America. In fact, one out of every six Americans goes hungry each day, and 16 million of those at risk are children.
Sodexo Foundation created the Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships to reward students who are driving awareness and mobilizing young people to eliminate hunger across the country. Through this scholarship, Sodexo Foundation is proud to invest in the power of youth making a positive impact.