Investing in Local and National Programs to Fight Hunger
It’s not just the unemployed or homeless who are struggling with hunger. Hunger affects middle class families, the elderly and children—one in six people in this country. Since 2008, we’ve focused a great deal of our giving and volunteer efforts on the issue of hunger in America.
We’ve given millions to hunger relief programs such as food banks, soup kitchens, and school programs. We’re proud to support them, as they connect with individuals and families in need.
Aug 14, 2012
In 1975, Kathleen DiChiara set out to make a difference in the lives of the hungry in her New Jersey neighborhood. A self-proclaimed problem solver, Kathleen started distributing food to the hungry out of the trunk of her station wagon… learn More about From the Trunk of a Car, an Inspiration to Feed Millions
Aug 24, 2012
According to the US Department of Agriculture, 96 billion pounds of food goes to waste each year in this country – one-quarter of all food produced. Meanwhile, with the economy still faltering in many parts of the country, a record number of people are turning to emergency feeding programs nationwide… learn More about Feeding the Hungry in the ‘Comeback City’
Aug 01, 2012
New York City, home to an enormous number of supermarkets and restaurants, has 2.9 million residents who experience difficulty in affording food. Throughout the five boroughs, 1.4 million people—mainly women, children, seniors, the working poor and people with disabilities—rely on soup kitchens and food pantries to get the food they need… learn More about Food Bank For New York City Fights Hunger Across the Five Boroughs
Jul 17, 2012
One out of every eight households in Pennsylvania does not have the resources to put adequate food on the table, a problem only compounded by the economic downturn. In the Delaware Valley region that includes Philadelphia, there are 900,000 people at risk for hunger… learn More about Improving Operations to Fight Hunger
Jul 16, 2012
Nearly 1 million people in Southeast Texas are unable to access the food they need to live healthy lives, with many residents running a monthly deficit of $52 for food costs. Their situations vary – some live at or below the poverty line, others earn too much to be considered impoverished, and some may just be experiencing a temporary setback – but all are all in need… learn More about How a local food bank fights food insecurity one meal at a time