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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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Putting Good Food to Good Use in the UK
Big Ben. Fish and chips. “The Tube.” The United Kingdom is known for all of these (jolly good) things, and much more. But one thing few people know about is the level of hunger that exists across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. In fact, in the UK, one in eight people go hungry every day. Yet 163,000 pounds of perfectly good food is wasted every day in...
May 22, 2019 11:30 AM ET
General Mills Covington Plant Donates Over $250k to Organizations
As part of General Mills’ Hometown Grant Program, 19 community organizations in Covington and the surrounding area have received more than $250,000 in grant money. Honorees were treated to a breakfast banquet Friday morning at the General Mills west plant on Industrial Boulevard. “I can see after being here only a year and a half why so many people...
May 13, 2019 8:35 AM ET
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