Heroes of Everyday Life award recipients donate funds totaling $25,000 to five nonprofits fighting hunger
One in four children is at risk for hunger in New Orleans; 32% of those children are likely ineligible for federal nutrition programs due to income level according to figures cited by Feeding America.
Feeding Our Future and USDA Summer Meal Programs bridge the gap for more than 18 million children who lose their most reliable source of nutrition once the schoolyear ends
Award recognizes Sodexo’s community partnership and local impact including providing over 200,000 free summer meals to children at risk in Los Angeles
From tomato seeds to PB&J sandwiches, efforts result in donation of more than 51,000 meals in 2015 alone
Efforts by student volunteers and Mānoa Dining Services help community partners serve up to 900 meals per day
$629,000 in scholarships and grants have been distributed by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation to honor hunger fighters ages 5 to 25
Annual volunteer effort throughout April encourages Sodexo’s 420,000 employees worldwide to fight hunger in local communities