Smithfield Foods Donates $500,000 to Feed NC Children During Summer Months

June 11, 2024 Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield Foods has donated $500,000 to fund SUN Bucks in North Carolina, a newly established, permanent USDA program that provides food assistance to children and families during the summer.

How Hellofresh Tackles Food Insecurity Through Donation Programs in the US

May 19, 2023 HelloFresh

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment and food insecurity soared in the United States. In 2021, over 53 million people turned to food banks and community programs for help putting food on the table. Donating food is not only an important way to give back to the community, but also part of HelloFresh’s strategy to reduce the amount of food waste caused globally. In 2021 HelloFresh globally donated 68% of surplus food to charities, which means in total 10,000 tonnes of food were given to communities in need. 

HelloFresh Increases Support to Help Those Facing Food Insecurity

March 30, 2023 HelloFresh

HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company and food solutions group, announced today an increase in their “Beyond the Box” program to support food banks as COVID-19 SNAP benefits have expired. As part of its mission to support those facing food insecurity, the company pledges to provide 100,000 additional meals across a number of its brands – HelloFresh, Green Chef, and EveryPlate – this Spring to food banks and non-profit partners around the country – an extension to their existing donation programs.

Food Lion Feeds Orange Bag Campaign to Provide At Least 1 Million Meals to Help Neighbors Affected by Food Insecurity

March 1, 2023 Food Lion

The campaign runs from March 1 – 21 and benefits Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, and local partner food banks throughout Food Lion’s 10-state operating area. Food Lion Feeds was founded in 2014 by Food Lion to address food insecurity in the towns and cities it serves. According to Feeding America, the campaign is especially critical right now, as more than 53 million people turned to food banks, food pantries and other private food assistance programs in 2021.

Smithfield Foods to White House: We’re Committed to Ending Food Insecurity

September 29, 2022 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, an American food company and one of the world’s leading vertically integrated protein producers, submitted commitments to fighting hunger and food insecurity to the White House in advance of its Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, which was held on Wednesday, Sept. 28.