Recently, through a grant from Feeding America, generously funded by General Mills Foundation, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation conducted an assessment to explore the role food banks are playing and could play in helping every child in America get the breakfast they need.
The food bank decided to leverage their Hunger Free Summer grant from the ConAgra Foods Foundation to form partnerships and cover the cost of adult meals at library operated Summer Food Service (SFSP) sites.
That’s why Kellogg Company is proud to partner with Feeding America’s School Pantry program. This innovative program helps to set up food pantries that are conveniently located on-site at schools for families of students in need.
Ten years ago, we achieved the highest level of teamwork that I had ever seen. It was during that time that Hurricane Katrina, once a Category 5 hurricane, had stalled on its projected turn to the Florida panhandle and targeted the coastal areas in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Filled with non-perishable food such as protein bars and bottles of protein drinks, each pack meets one family’s nutritional need up to three days and serves as a first wave of relief after a disaster occurs.
Scotts Miracle-Gro donated more than 800,000 Miracle-Gro® Gro-ables® Seed Pods™ to distribute to the Feeding America network of food banks and related community gardens to grow fresh vegetables and herbs.