The PepsiCo Foundation Commits $1 Million and 350,000 Meals to Support Hurricane Florence Relief

The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, is giving two $500,000 grants to the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army, respectively, to provide vital relief resources. Recognizing the need for sustained support, The Foundation’s signature nutrition operation Food for Good will provide at least 350,000 nutritious meals to families in affected areas. With deep roots in the area and more than 16,000 direct employees throughout South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia, PepsiCo is prepared to help local authorities…

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Salvation Army launches group singing programme for people living with dementia

The Salvation Army has launched a dynamic programme for people with dementia which uses singing to help them connect with others and bring back memories.  The scheme, called Singing By Heart, uses a mix of popular hymns, such as ‘Joy in my Heart’, and popular songs like ‘Moon River’, which span the decades. Each song has been carefully selected to ensure they’re fondly recognised by the people in the groups. It is widely acknowledged that music can trigger past memories and feelings in those living with dementia. Each song begins…

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Salvation Army launches new animation to join the fight against Modern Slavery

The Salvation Army has launched an animated film to highlight the common signs of modern slavery, enabling the public to help spot them – and play their part in putting an end to this monstrous crime. This builds on The Salvation Army’s film last year, which featured Princess Eugenie calling on the public to ask businesses who make goods and services we all use to review their supply chain for slave labour through social media using the hashtags, #askthequestion and #slavefree. Conscious that public awareness is a key to help…

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