BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam's Club announced that it will donate $1 million to support child hunger programs through feeding America as part of its Holiday Taste of Sam's Club event Nov. 18 to 20.
"Knowing that our annual Holiday Taste of Sam's Club event helps raise awareness to the critical issue of child hunger in our country is extremely gratifying to the entire Sam's Club family," said Heather Mayo , VP grocery, at Sam's Club. "Through our partnership with Feeding America, we have been able to provide meats, cheeses and baked goods for distribution to hundreds of food banks nationwide, donating more than 51 million pounds of food, which provided more than 39 million meals in 2010 alone."
The $1 million donation from Sam's Club will help support families in need through Feeding America network food banks in 12 cities identified as having the greatest need: