Colgate-Palmolive Partners With Share Our Strength To Host Online Contest To Combat Childhood Hunger
Colgate-Palmolive’s ‘Share Mom’s Love’ Contest to Award Funding For Summer Feeding Programs
Over 12.6 million children in the U.S. are at risk of experiencing hunger. While many at-risk children receive food through federal, school-based feeding programs, about 80% of these kids do not receive regular meals during summer vacation. Feeding programs supported by Colgate and Share our Strength help to ensure that these children continue to receive free, nutritious meals.
“One in every six children in America suffers from uncertain access to the healthy, nutritious foods they need,” said
This Mother’s Day, share mom’s love and help to end childhood hunger by visiting www.colgate.com/sharemomslove. Registered users will be eligible to vote online for their local participating city. Children in each of the 10 participating cities will benefit from support from Colgate and Share our Strength as part of this campaign. The three cities to receive the most online votes by
“Children who do not receive proper nutrition year round are more likely to experience hospitalizations, suffer from weaker immune systems and have impaired academic performance. Sadly, less than 10% of children eligible for summer feeding programs participate,” said
About Colgate-Palmolive Company
Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate-Palmolive sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, Elmex, Tom’s of
About Share our Strength
Share Our Strength(R) is the leading national organization working to make sure no kid in America grows up hungry. We weave together a net of community groups, activists and food programs to catch children at risk of hunger and ensure they have nutritious food where they live, learn and play. We work with the culinary industry to create engaging, pioneering programs like Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation(R), Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale(R), Share Our Strength’s A Tasteful Pursuit(R), Share Our Strength’s Great American Dine Out (R), and Share Our Strength’s Operation Frontline(R). Visit www.Strength.org.
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