Produce for Kids Media Center
Welcome to the Produce for Kids online media center where you will find our latest press releases, press kit and downloadable images. Join Produce for Kids in our quest to promote the benefits of healthy eating while supporting worthy causes for children.
PRODUCE FOR KIDS LAUNCHES STOCK THE FOOD PANTRIES INITIATIVE
ORLANDO, Fla. – April 16, 2020 – Produce for Kids has provided more than 12 million meals to families in need through Feeding America® over the years and now the organization is looking to rally the produce industry and beyond to support Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund through its new Stock the Food Pantries fundraising initiative. On April 1, Feeding America announced an estimated $1.4 billion in additional resources will be needed over the next six months to provide enough food for people facing hunger – a 30% increase to the baseline operating cost of its 200 member food banks nationwide.
PRODUCE FOR KIDS® THANK YOU RECEPTION CELEBRATES MAKING A DIFFERENCE
ORLANDO, Fla. – March 2, 2020 – Produce for Kids celebrated 2019 success and shared the organization’s future vision with partners Friday evening at the annual Produce for Kids reception at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure. The overarching theme of the trade show this year was “Make a Difference” and that is just what Produce for Kids encouraged the room of nearly 200 attendees to do.
PRODUCE FOR KIDS PARTNERS WITH HEALTH-CONSCIOUS BRANDS FOR SECOND ANNUAL MISSION FOR NUTRITION
Orlando, Fla. – Feb. 24, 2020 – Produce for Kids® is aligning with health-conscious brands and more than 400 retail dietitians at 52 retailers across the U.S. and Canada in the second annual Mission for Nutrition promotion in celebration of National Nutrition Month®. The digital and in-store program focuses on the importance and value of meal planning to make healthy choices with an element that gives back to local food banks.