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General Mills Foundation & Philanthropy

Our philanthropic work is an extension of the company's purpose and ties closely to our core business and food systems knowledge. We work in innovative ways with partners locally and around the world to harness our collective impact in key areas, while engaging employees through volunteerism.

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The Power Of Purpose: How Feeding America Works With Brands To Tackle The Problem Of Hunger
As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Feeding America, Catherine Davis works to increase public awareness of hunger in America. She is responsible for identifying innovative ways to engage the public in Feeding America’s...
Apr 16, 2019 4:35 PM ET
Helping Food Banks Achieve Zero Hunger
In 2015, numerous countries made the commitment to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 through the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Currently, 821 million people globally suffer from hunger, and even more do not receive adequate nutrition to live a productive and healthy life. Although we currently produce enough food to feed every single person on the planet, one-third of the...
Mar 29, 2019 9:30 AM ET
US$800,000 in Grants to Tackle Global Hunger Through Food Banking
LONDON, March 27, 2019/3BL Media/– The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced today a total of US$800,000 in grants for food banking organizations across the globe through the Zero Hunger Food Bank Challenge.  The grants – made possible by a generous contribution from the General Mills Foundation and additional funding provided...
Mar 27, 2019 5:00 PM ET
General Mills Supports Women, One Vanilla Bean at a Time
Before you take your next bite of our sweet, creamy Häagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream, we invite you to think about who grows the vanilla for this delicious treat, and how you are supporting that farmer’s livelihood.
Mar 18, 2019 8:30 AM ET
This Latina Has Built A Career On Paying It Forward And Championing Food Security At General Mills
Mission motivated Mary Jane Melendez to the same degree, if in different ways, than it did her family. Read more
Mar 15, 2019 5:45 PM ET