Food drive

The Nation's Largest Food Drive Re-emerges This Week in Novel Fashion

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 1:49am

The food drive's timing is key, because winter holiday donations have dwindled from food pantries and homeless shelters, and school meal programs are not available in summer.

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  • The food drive's timing is key, because winter holiday donations have dwindled from food pantries and homeless shelters, and school meal programs are not available in summer.
  • The coronavirus pandemic, however, forced the postponement of the scheduled May 9 drive for safety reasonseven as the pandemic-related economic shutdown has worsened food insecurity.
  • The result: A novel donor drive approach to fit the current circumstances.
  • And, food banks can purchase more food than a resident could buy and donate with the same resources.

KFC Canada Donating 200,000 Meals to Food Banks Canada

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

Due to the pandemic, countless food drives and fundraisers have been cancelled, while food bank use continues to increase," said Nivera Wallani, President and General Manager, KFC Canada.

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  • Due to the pandemic, countless food drives and fundraisers have been cancelled, while food bank use continues to increase," said Nivera Wallani, President and General Manager, KFC Canada.
  • Food Banks Canada will then receive the meal contribution in the form of a collective cash donation to share with their food bank network.
  • KFC has a long history of donating food through its Harvest program, which sees restaurants supply local charities, food banks and shelters with cooked surplus chicken every day.
  • The 200,000 meals are greatly needed, even as Canada begins to re-open," said Chris Hatch, CEO, Food Banks Canada.

We Are All Human's Hispanic Star Hubs Take Action in Dozen Cities to Help Those Affected by COVID-19

Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

The following are Hispanic Star Hubs who are managing specific projects in the United States.

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  • The following are Hispanic Star Hubs who are managing specific projects in the United States.
  • The McAllen Hub oversaw a food drive campaign that covered 18 cities in the Rio Grande Valley area.
  • The Chicago Hub oversaw three curbside food donation drives and mask giveaways to help residents in Chicago's Little Village and Belmont-Cragin neighborhoods.
  • The Hispanic Star Hubs are a powerful network of support where companies and individuals can engage and be part of change at the local level.

Family Law Firm Fennell, Briasco & Associates Announces Blood & Food Drive

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:00pm

ACWORTH, Ga., June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fennell, Briasco & Associates, a Woodstock family law firm, is hosting a blood & food drive to help out those who have been impacted by COVID-19.

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  • ACWORTH, Ga., June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fennell, Briasco & Associates, a Woodstock family law firm, is hosting a blood & food drive to help out those who have been impacted by COVID-19.
  • Anyone participating in our blood drive will be making a huge impact on the community, as every drop of blood is crucial during this time.
  • We highly encourage anyone coming to our blood drive to bring canned food with them to donate to Storehouse Ministries."
  • To learn more about Fennell, Briasco & Associates, please visit: https://fbalawfirm.com/
    This upcoming blood and food drive on June 20 will be the second event this year that Fennell, Briasco & Associates has coordinated to help those affected by COVID-19.

Canned Food Market to Reach $124.83 Bn, Globally, by 2026 at 3.9% CAGR: Allied Market Research

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 1:30pm

- Surge in awareness regarding nutritious value provided by canned food, increase in organized retailing, and rise in inclination toward convenience food drive the global canned food market

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  • - Surge in awareness regarding nutritious value provided by canned food, increase in organized retailing, and rise in inclination toward convenience food drive the global canned food market
    PORTLAND, Oregon, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Market Research published a report, titled, " Canned Food Market by Product Type (Canned Meat & Seafood, Canned Fruit & Vegetables, Canned Ready Meals, and Others), Distribution Channel (Supermarket/Hypermarket, Convenience stores, E-commerce, and Others), and Type (Organic and Conventional): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 20192026."
  • According to the report, the global canned food industry generated $91.4 billion in 2018, and is expected to reach $124.83 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 3.9% from 2019 to 2026.
  • Surge in awareness regarding nutritious value provided by canned food, increase in organized retailing, and rise in inclination toward convenience food drive the global canned food market.
  • However, risks related to contamination of food and increase in awareness regarding chemicals & preservatives hinder the market growth.

Evantage, Inc. Holds Food Drive to Benefit Frisco Family Services

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

recently held a successful non-perishable food drive to benefit Frisco Family Services, an organization that provides assistance to families in Dallas and the surrounding communities.

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  • recently held a successful non-perishable food drive to benefit Frisco Family Services, an organization that provides assistance to families in Dallas and the surrounding communities.
  • Team members collected more than 100 canned goods during the first three weeks of November, which they in turn donated to the nonprofit for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • "If we can help those most in need find some joy in the holiday season, that's something we can all get behind."
  • The company supports a number of charitable causes, including Movember, Frisco Family Services, and others.

Solo Printing Donates to the Miami Rescue Mission's Pack the Pantry Food Drive

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 12:05pm

The Miami Rescue Mission provides emergency shelter, residential programs, job training, education and computer literacy classes, healthcare, employment opportunities for the homeless, and more.

Key Points: 
  • The Miami Rescue Mission provides emergency shelter, residential programs, job training, education and computer literacy classes, healthcare, employment opportunities for the homeless, and more.
  • The Pack the Pantry Food Drive hopes to raise enough food to feed nearly 220,000 meals to the homeless and hungry of the South Florida community this holiday season.
  • Solo Printing is proud to have donated non-perishable items, including canned vegetables, canned meat, water, and more to those in need.
  • With more than 30 years of industry experience, Solo Printing provides premier printing services such as pre-press, digital printing, sheetfed printing, web offset printing, and more.

Trust Group Food Drive Benefits North Texas Food Bank

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trust Group , a direct marketing and sales company headquartered in Dallas, recently held a successful food drive in support of the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), a nonprofit that provides more than 200,000 daily meals to Texas children, seniors, and families experiencing financial hardship.

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  • DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trust Group , a direct marketing and sales company headquartered in Dallas, recently held a successful food drive in support of the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), a nonprofit that provides more than 200,000 daily meals to Texas children, seniors, and families experiencing financial hardship.
  • The team at Trust Group collected more than 200 nonperishable food items as well as $350 in cash donations during the food drive, held Nov. 1-23.
  • This is the fourth straight year Trust Group has organized a November food drive to benefit NTFB.
  • Ashley Vandenbush, Corporate Giving Account Manager at the North Texas Food Bank, thanked the Trust Group team: "I wanted to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for Trust Group's efforts to help feed our hungry neighbors.

Celebrating Those Who Helped Feed Families Facing Hunger on World Food Day and Everyday

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 2:00pm

To help, Kellogg employees across the globe volunteered more than 3,300 hours at meal-packing events and food drives around the world in honor of World Food Day 2019.

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  • To help, Kellogg employees across the globe volunteered more than 3,300 hours at meal-packing events and food drives around the world in honor of World Food Day 2019.
  • As a leading global food company and a company with a heart and soul, we believe we must act on World Food Day and every day to help end hunger.
  • Though our collective efforts, we supported more than 50 food banks globally with innovative approaches that made it easier for everyone to donate food to families facing hunger.
  • That's why we are especially appreciative of our consumers, partners and employees who joined our World Food Day efforts to help feed families facing hunger.

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

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 8:58pm

"We are grateful for our partners' support in helping fight hunger this holiday season and throughout the year."

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  • "We are grateful for our partners' support in helping fight hunger this holiday season and throughout the year."
  • Here's how some of Feeding America's partners are supporting individuals facing hunger this holiday season with gifts that give back:
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  • All proceeds, up to $100,000, will benefit Feeding America to help provide one million meals* to families in need this holiday season.
  • People can help fight hunger this holiday season in several other ways, such as volunteering at their local Feeding America food bank to help sort and prepare holiday food boxes; organizing a holiday-meal themed food drive; or donating food or funds through the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank program.