There are public programs in place to help feed children during the summer, but according to USDA, these programs are only reaching 3 million of the 22 million children who receive free or reduced-price lunch during the school year.
Owning and operating a repack machine in a dedicated space is rare, and affords the food bank operations staff an opportunity to rethink their business model from solely a distribution organization to a processing and distributing facility.
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed to providing 4 billion meals to those who need them from 2015 to 2020 through grants and food donations from our Walmart stores, Sam’s Clubs and distribution centers.
The Cheesecake Factory began working with Feeding America nearly eight years ago. Since then we have contributed more than $3.5 million to Feeding America from our $0.25 donation per slice of featured cheesecake.