Hunger

Salad and Go Raises nearly $240,000 for Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Share our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world, established the No Kid Hungry campaign in 2010.

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  • Share our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world, established the No Kid Hungry campaign in 2010.
  • Salad and Go guests had the opportunity to support No Kid Hungry when ordering at the drive-thru or online throughout the month of April.
  • "Partners like Salad and Go and the generosity of their guests are what fuel the critical work of No Kid Hungry," says Managing Director, Corporate Partnerships Allison Shuffield of Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.
  • For more information about Salad and Go, visit https://www.saladandgo.com
    *Donations help support programs that feed kids; No Kid Hungry does not provide individual meals.

Ellucian Partners with Local Charities to Give Back to San Antonio During Ellucian Live 2024

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

SAN ANTONIO, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider, today announced a successful partnership with four local charities during Ellucian Live 2024, the industry's premier global technology conference held in San Antonio. Through this collaboration, over 5,500 San Antonians will receive essential meal and hygiene kits, addressing critical humanitarian needs in the community. Throughout the conference, kits were assembled by more than 170 attendees, and San Antonio-based Alamo Colleges District provided student and administrative volunteers to assist attendees with kit assembly.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellucian , the leading higher education technology solutions provider, today announced a successful partnership with four local charities during Ellucian Live 2024, the industry's premier global technology conference held in San Antonio.
  • "Wherever we host Ellucian Live, our goal is to leave the city a little better than we found it," said Kirsten Weeks, Senior Director, Strategic Operations and ESG, Ellucian.
  • "By partnering with local charities in San Antonio, our attendees from across the globe had an opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of those facing adversity in the region.
  • - Eric S. Cooper, President and CEO, San Antonio Food Bank
    "Haven for Hope is grateful for the hygiene kits donated by Ellucian from their recent conference in San Antonio.

Affinity Dermatology Tees Up for a Good Cause at Golf Tournament

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Affinity Dermatology is honored to be a part of such a meaningful cause and is committed to making a positive impact in the community.

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  • Affinity Dermatology is honored to be a part of such a meaningful cause and is committed to making a positive impact in the community.
  • The tournament will be held on Monday, May 27, 2024, at Coyote Ridge Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas.
  • As a leading dermatology practice in the area, Affinity Dermatology is committed to not only providing quality skin care services but also giving back to the community.
  • Join Affinity Dermatology, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Rho Omega, and Women of Pearls Community Action Foundation at the golf tournament this May.

Globe's Hapag Movement reaches global audience with new international partner Project PEARLS

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Individuals and corporations from around the United States may now donate to the Hapag Movement through Project PEARLS via https://givebutter.com/unitevshunger .

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  • Individuals and corporations from around the United States may now donate to the Hapag Movement through Project PEARLS via https://givebutter.com/unitevshunger .
  • The Hapag Movement leverages technology and partnerships to drive collective action for sustainable development while empowering partner organizations.
  • "Joining forces with Globe is a dream come true for Project PEARLS," said Melissa Villa, Project PEARLS Founder and Executive Director.
  • With Project PEARLS opening new avenues for international engagement, the movement progresses significantly toward its goal of uplifting underserved Filipino communities.

Winners of the Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy Announced During Opening Session of Milken Institute Global Conference

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Monday, May 6, 2024

The winners were announced at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles.

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  • The winners were announced at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240506079519/en/
    Winners of the Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy, Carl Telford and Jonathan Wilson from Aftrak, and runners-up Randy Kabuya and Deney van Rooyen from Omnivat pictured with Patrice Motsepe, Mike Milken, and Emily Musil Church at the Milken Institute Global Conference.
  • The Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy is the second in the Milken–Motsepe Innovation Prize Program, a series of multiyear, multimillion-dollar global innovation competitions and awards aimed at advancing technological progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • The Milken-Motsepe Prize in FinTech offers $2 million in prizes, with a $1 million Grand Prize for the winning company.

Data Reveals College Students' Top 5 Concerns

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Housing: The lack of affordable housing options forces some students to live in substandard conditions or face homelessness.

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  • Housing: The lack of affordable housing options forces some students to live in substandard conditions or face homelessness.
  • Stress: The pressures of coursework, finances, and adjusting to living independently can take a significant toll on college students.
  • Mental Health: It's interesting that this was one of the top concerns searched by students.
  • According to the 2023 Healthy Minds Study , most college students meet the criteria for at least one mental health problem.

AGCO Agriculture Foundation Partners with The Do More Agriculture Foundation to Support Farmer Mental Health

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

DULUTH, Ga., May 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (the "Foundation"), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through sustainable agriculture development, announced a new partnership with The Do More Agriculture Foundation.

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  • DULUTH, Ga., May 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (the "Foundation"), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through sustainable agriculture development, announced a new partnership with The Do More Agriculture Foundation.
  • The partnership will also lead to the creation of co-branded mental health support stickers equipped with QR codes to link farmers to instant local mental health resources.
  • "The AGCO Agriculture Foundation's commitment to supporting mental health initiatives aligns perfectly with our mission, enabling us to expand our reach and provide critical resources to even more farmers in need of mental health support."
  • This follows AGCO's recent announcement of the Foundation's partnership with Rural Aid to support farmers' mental health and well-being across Australia.

Fighting Food Insecurity and Supporting Communities Focus of “Fifth Third Day”

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Friday, May 3, 2024

Fifth Third Bank’s nearly 20,000 employees will celebrate “Fifth Third Day XXXIII” by volunteering and donating to fight food insecurity in the communities where they live and work.

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  • Fifth Third Bank’s nearly 20,000 employees will celebrate “Fifth Third Day XXXIII” by volunteering and donating to fight food insecurity in the communities where they live and work.
  • This year’s theme is tackling food insecurity one community at a time.
  • For the last 22 years, Fifth Third has collaborated with Feeding America and partner food banks to serve communities.
  • * $1 helps to provide at least ten meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local partner food banks.

The Eleanor Crook Foundation and Mana Nutrition Applaud the U.S. Government's Continued Leadership in Combating Child Malnutrition with $200 Million Commitment for Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food

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Friday, May 3, 2024

The Administrator made the announcement at Mana Nutrition's RUTF manufacturing facility in Fitzgerald, Georgia, where three million packets of RUTF are produced daily using American peanuts.

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  • The Administrator made the announcement at Mana Nutrition's RUTF manufacturing facility in Fitzgerald, Georgia, where three million packets of RUTF are produced daily using American peanuts.
  • The Eleanor Crook Foundation (ECF), a U.S.-based private philanthropy dedicated to ending global malnutrition, was present at Mana to celebrate Administrator Power's announcement.
  • Worldwide, child wasting claims the lives of one in five children under the age of five.
  • "Every 11 seconds, a child dies of malnutrition – a heartbreaking reality that we can put an end to.

G FUEL INNOVATES WITH NEW ENERGY + PROTEIN PRODUCT LINE, A DELICIOUS TWO-IN-ONE FORMULA

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Friday, May 3, 2024

NEW YORK, May 3, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- G FUEL, the leading energy drink formula for gamers and creators alike, today announced the launch of G FUEL Energy + Protein Formula, a zero-sugar, 2-in-1 Game Changer. Combining invigorating caffeine and metabolism-boosting protein, the product line will debut with three tasty flavor options — Chocolate, Café Mocha and French Vanilla Latte. The new formula has mass appeal for anyone looking to kick-start their morning, power through an afternoon slump, get ready to exercise and fuel those late-night wins.  

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  • NEW YORK, May 3, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- G FUEL , the leading energy drink formula for gamers and creators alike, today announced the launch of G FUEL Energy + Protein Formula, a zero-sugar, 2-in-1 Game Changer.
  • "Energy + Protein is a two-in-one game changer for our fans that combines our signature Energy Formula with the power of protein in one delicious drink."
  • G FUEL Energy + Protein Formula will be available in 20-serving gusset bags ($39.99), with single-serve stick pack bundles available starting May 15.
  • Perfect for any occasion to stay focused and energized, G FUEL Energy + Protein Formula is now available to be waitlisted at GFUEL.com !