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Making a Difference That Matters

by Kim Fortunato, Director, Community Affairs   Campbell has a long history of giving back to our local communities – through financial support, in-kind donations, volunteer service and human capital. For decades, the company has focused its efforts on nourishing our neighbors and worked to create vibrant communities where we have operations.   But as…

Living our Purpose as Make a Difference Week Kicks Off

Giving back is in our DNA and this week marks the start of our much-anticipated week of community service, Make a Difference Week. Ten years ago, at the urging of an overwhelming number of employees who volunteered for the original “Make a Difference Day,” our program expanded to a full week dedicated to building healthy…

Fourth Graders Come in First With Cooking Matters

By: Jane Freiman, Director of Campbell’s Consumer Test Kitchen   After six years, I still get excited to welcome young Camden students to our WHQ to participate in the Cooking Matters hands-on nutrition education experience.   For the past six weeks, our employees teamed up to host 10 terrific fourth-grade students from KIPP Cooper Norcross…

Healthy Communities mid-year results: Progress in fostering a Culture of Health in Camden, NJ

Campbell’s Healthy Communities (CHC) has a mission to measurably improve the health and well-being of young people in our hometown communities. This year, our mid-year results showed progress toward that goal, particularly in Camden, NJ, Campbell’s home for nearly 150 years. Namely, our Healthy Corner store initiative continued to grow, expanding fresh food access to…

Young women cook up recipes for success

Tomatoes, avocados, radishes, onions and more were sliced, diced and simmered by eight local teenage girls from Bonsall Elementary School in Camden, N.J. as part of a nutritious cooking lesson from Campbell’s chefs. The Mexican-inspired meal was assembled by seventh and eighth grade students who had the opportunity to experience foods like avocado for the…

Cooking Matters for Camden Kids

Hummus. Turkey tacos. Stir fry. Grain salad. Trail mix. Dessert sushi. Sounds like the exotic menu at the latest trendy city restaurant, but it’s actually a sampling of the delicious foods recently prepared by fourth-grade students from H.B. Wilson Elementary School in Camden, N.J. They participated in a five-week, hands-on nutrition education experience in our…

Investing in the health and well-being of Detroit’s children

By: Kim Fortunato, Director of Campbell’s Healthy Communities There’s something very powerful about food—it has the ability to connect people from all walks of life. It’s fundamental to our survival, especially to those who don’t have adequate access to nutritious food where they live. As a food company, we believe we have a duty to…