Conagra Brands Foundation Awards Grants to 23 Local Nonprofits Through "Nourish Our Community" Program

Employee-nominated grants drive community impact during Hunger Action MonthCHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Conagra Brands Foundation has announced the 2022 recipients of the "Nourish Our Community" grants, awarding one-year grants to 23 nonprofits across 12 states, totaling $350,000. In an effort to support Hunger Action Month a?? a time when people across the country come together to raise awareness and take action to impact the issue of food insecurity a?? Conagra's involvement will help to create positive social impact in the communities where its employees live and work.
Conagra Brands Foundation Awards Grants to 23 Local Nonprofits Through "Nourish Our Community" Program
For 30 years, Conagra employees have nominated nonprofit organizations in their local communities to be considered for community grants. Conagra employees also devote time to review and discuss the applications to determine the final slate of grant recipients. The Nourish Our Community program supports organizations doing incredible work to address the issues of domestic hunger and food insecurity, cooking skills, nutrition education, healthy and active lifestyles and urban agriculture."Since its inception, the Nourish Our Communities grant program has given our employees the opportunity to address the prevalent issue of food insecurity by partnering with nonprofits in their local communities," said Robert Rizzo, Senior Director, Conagra Brands Foundation. "Healthy communities are built through consistent access to nutritious food. With this program, we engage our colleagues throughout the organization to raise awareness of food insecurity on a national level, as well as building local partnerships in communities across the country through our investment of grants and employee volunteerism."
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