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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Fight Hunger with Feeding America this Holiday Season with Gifts that Give Back

Tis the season for giving, and Feeding America® invites everyone to support their neighbors in need during this busy shopping season. This year, several Feeding America national partners, including BoxLunch, Crate & Barrel, Kiehl’s, Kroger, Pampered Chef and Whole Foods Market, are giving back and helping families have a happy holiday season free from hunger. Feeding America is the nation’s largest hunger-relief and food rescue organization, providing food assistance to more than 40 million people in America annually. Since the holidays usually revolve around a special family meal, it can…

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Feeding America Releases New “I am Hunger in America” PSA

Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief and food rescue organization, today launched a Public Service Advertisement (PSA), “I am Hunger in America,” in partnership with the Ad Council and Leo Burnett. The campaign aims to challenge public perception of who faces hunger domestically by combining artificial intelligence (AI), data from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and real, current stories of food insecurity to create a face of hunger. Feeding America curated over a thousand photos of people struggling with hunger from its member food bank archives using…

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