feeding the movement
Community Engagement
Nourishing Young Minds and Bodies
Diane Baker-King
Diane Baker-King

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.”

~ Dr. Maya Angelou

It is one thing to read an article or hear a news story about hunger; however, it’s another thing to witness it firsthand.  More than 16 million children live in households that lack the means to get enough nutritious food on a regular basis. According to the Atlanta Community Food Bank, 1 in 7.5 people, or an estimated 755,400 people, in metro Atlanta and north Georgia turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families each year. This includes more than 164,000 children! Together with the Sodexo Feeding Our Future program, the Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA is working to combat childhood hunger in Atlanta by providing meals to those children most at risk of food insecurity during the summer months.

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Community Engagement
Our Dedication to Feeding the Movement
Bob Stern
Bob Stern
President,
Sodexo Foundation and
Group General Counsel,
Sodexo

What does it take to make a positive difference in the world, in your town, in someone’s life? It takes dedication, it takes caring, it takes a genuine desire for a better world—but most of all, it takes people committed to Feeding the Movement.

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Community Engagement
The Campus Kitchens Project Recognizes Sodexo
Bob Stern
Bob Stern
President,
Sodexo Foundation and
Group General Counsel,
Sodexo

Sodexo was honored to receive the inaugural “Vision Award” from The Campus Kitchens Project at the annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit on April 7. If you’re not familiar with this nonprofit organization,  they’re really a leader engaging youth across the country to fight hunger in their communities. Their mission is to share high school and college on-campus kitchen space, recover surplus food from cafeterias and engage student volunteers to prepare and deliver meals to millions in need.

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Community Engagement
Engaging a New Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders
Steve Dunmore
Steve Dunmore
CEO, K-12 Schools
Sodexo North America

America is the most prosperous nation in the world, and still one in five young people are at risk of hunger. That is why at Sodexo we focus our community service efforts towards finding solutions for this crisis – and believe that young people can stand together with us in leading the way to a better tomorrow.

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