Instacart Partners With Feeding America® To Launch The #GiveFromTheCart Challenge To Fight Rising Hunger In The Wake Of COVID-19

Instacart, the North American leader in online grocery, today announced the #GiveFromTheCart Challenge, a giving campaign to benefit Feeding America® and fight rising hunger in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The #GiveFromTheCart Challenge invites consumers to turn their grocery carts into good by donating the value of their last grocery cart to Feeding America to help support communities struggling with growing food insecurity. From today until August 14, 2020, every dollar raised will go to help fight hunger and Instacart will match each donation, up to 1 million meals* to…

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Feeding America Expands Pioneering MealConnect Platform In Response To COVID-19 Crisis

Due to rising demand at food banks and concerns about food waste amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Feeding America – the nation’s largest hunger-relief and food rescue organization – is expanding its MealConnect™ platform to help provide more food to neighbors in need. The innovative donation app will now allow all food businesses anywhere in the country to donate their nutritious and unsold product to local nonprofits. Feeding America developed MealConnect in 2014 as a solution for the nation’s charitable food system, providing food banks in the Feeding America network opt-in usage…

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Smithfield Foods Supports Communities During COVID-19 Response With More Than $3 Million in Donations and Launch of “Good Food Challenge”

 Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced more than $3 million in cash and in-kind donations, including four million servings of protein, to support communities across America during the country’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). As part of the donations, Smithfield and its family of brands have launched the “Good Food Challenge” to aid Feeding America and its nationwide network of food banks. Smithfield’s “Good Food Challenge” welcomes the public to join the company and its brands in support of Feeding America and its nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that feed more than…

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Vita Coco Reinvests Incremental Profits Into Relief Efforts and Asks Other Business Leaders To Do The Same

As coronavirus concerns have led consumers to stock up on pantry essentials, including nutritious beverages, Vita Coco has seen an unexpected sales surge for its shelf-stable coconut water. Over the past few weeks, Vita Coco sales have increased upwards of 100% across major retailers. Confronted with a crisis of conscience about the state of the business, Vita Coco’s CEO and Co-Founder Michael Kirban commits to investing $1 million of the company’s incremental profits into the resources that need it most. Vita Coco will donate $1 million collectively to Feeding America…

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Kraft Heinz Commits $12 Million Globally in Support of Communities Impacted By COVID-19 Outbreak

As one of the world’s largest food companies, The Kraft Heinz Company takes seriously its role in feeding consumers and their families. As the world continue to address the very real implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Kraft Heinz – which is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh – has committed to donating $12 million globally to ensure people across the globe have the food they need during this challenging time. As part of this international commitment, the company has announced a donation valued at $6.6 million to help ensure American…

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