General Mills Foundation & Philanthropy

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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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Generation Good: Meet 5 Students Changing the Future of Food - and the World
MINNEAPOLIS, May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Generation Z – also known as Post-Millennials, iGen and Plurals, among others – is a new wave of 60 million young people that we're just getting to know. They are true digital natives and the most diverse and multicultural generation we've seen in the U.S. Researchers have deemed them as individualists, realists and more globally-minded. However you...
May 2, 2018 2:00 PM ET
Lessons Learned From My Trip to Africa
Never did I imagine that a brief trip to Africa could have such a profound impact. In the course of just a few days, I learned how the work of Partners in Food Solutions (PFS) is improving the food value chain across Africa and how that work is also improving livelihoods in the most surprising ways....
Apr 4, 2018 12:30 PM ET
Empowering West African Women Through Sustainable Agriculture
General Mills knows that empowering women and girls is crucial for communities to fully flourish. In the world’s poorest communities, women and girls typically bear the brunt of poverty. When families struggle to grow enough food to eat or earn enough money to send all their kids to school, it’s the girls who are often the last to eat and first to be kept home from school. But...
Mar 12, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Helping Kids Thrive in the Classroom
Can you imagine paying attention to an algebra lesson first thing in the morning with a growling, churning stomach? Sadly, millions of children in the U.S. don’t eat breakfast because there simply isn’t enough food at home. As part of the General...
Mar 5, 2018 1:00 PM ET
A Taste of General Mills Podcast: Taste of the NFL
The premiere party in the state that hosts “The Big Game” each year is Taste of the NFL, which donates a portion of its proceeds to food banks and hunger relief organizations in each of the 32 pro football cities. It started in 1992 when Minneapolis was home to the game for the first time. This year, Taste of the NFL was back in Minnesota for its 27th event. In this episode, you’ll hear from...
Feb 8, 2018 8:00 AM ET