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PepsiCo teams with Feeding America to raise hunger awareness

September 29, 2011

PURCHASE, N.Y. — Today, PepsiCo employees across the United States will take part in PepsiCo Feeds America, a national day of service led by Mosaic, PepsiCo''s African-American employee resource group, according to a press release.

More than 1,300 employees at over 35 Feeding America network food banks will join together to raise awareness about hunger.

Volunteers will prepare care packages to help Feeding America provide food for thousands of individuals and families in need.

In conjunction with PepsiCo Feeds America, over 250,000 pounds of food and beverage donations have been allocated to Feeding America network food banks, including PepsiCo products like Quaker Oatmeal, Frito-Lay snacks and Aquafina water.

“Feeding America, and our network of food banks, is thankful to PepsiCo not only as a generous donor, but especially for showing tremendous leadership in volunteerism,” said Vicki Escarra, president and CEO of Feeding America.