Kraft Heinz pledges 1 billion meals to those in need

Kraft Heinz RiseKraft Heinz has fulfilled part of its global pledge to donate 1 billion nutritious meals to people in need. The company recently donated 50,000 meals to non-profit organisation Rise Against Hunger.

Kraft Heinz’s Australian CEO, Bruno Lino said they plan to come good on their pledge by 2021.

“Staff at Kraft Heinz were thrilled to be involved in helping provide hunger relief to disadvantaged communities,” said Lino. “Our employees are extremely proud to be able to help some of the many people currently impacted by hunger all over the world. It shows that no matter where you are, there is always an opportunity to make a positive impact.”

The FMCG company organised a volunteer packing day wherein the employees packed micronutrient meals, including rice and dried vegetables for nutrition. These are delivered to schools, clinics and vocational centres worldwide. Kraft Heinz said in a statement that the program also provides support to communities with skills training and services to help them have a better life.

Rise Against Hunger is a philanthropic  organisation providing food and aid to disadvantaged communities that aims to make a global impact.

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