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Enterprise’s Fill Your Tank® Program Surpasses Halfway Mark in $60 Million Donation Pledge to Address Food Insecurity

The 企业租车基金会 has donated $40 million to-date to food banks around the world as part of Enterprise’s Fill Your Tank® program, one of the largest donations aimed at fighting hunger.
 

2016年底推出, the Fill Your Tank program is a companywide initiative that was created to celebrate Enterprise’s 60th anniversary by providing a total of $60 million to address food insecurity around the globe. 在六年的时间里, the Foundation is distributing $10 million each year to food banks and charities throughout North America and Europe, as well as local food banks and pantries in North American communities served by Enterprise. The latest distribution marks the program’s fourth year of giving.
 

“有近8人,在世界各地有000个社区和机场分支机构, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is committed to promoting long-term growth and prosperity in the communities we serve – all of which face some level of food insecurity,卡罗琳·金·贝兹说, 总统, 企业租车基金会. “But often, hunger is an issue that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. We are proud to be addressing hunger and making a difference in the communities where our employees live and work.”
 

在全球范围内, one in nine people don’t have enough food to be healthy and lead an active life, 根据 世界粮食计划署. 在美国.S. 独自一人, 3700万人面临饥饿, including more than 11 million children and over 5 million seniors, 根据 美国供养.


During the first four years of the program, $40 million was distributed as follows:

  • 1000万美元用于“喂养美国”,这是美国最大的.S. 国内救济饥饿和粮食救援慈善. 这些资金帮助老年人和儿童战胜饥饿.
  • $6 million to Food Banks Canada to support operations and infrastructure in food banks across Canada.
  • $4 million to The Global FoodBanking Network to expand the work of food banks around the world, 尤其是美国的食品银行.K., Ireland, France, Germany and Spain on behalf of company-owned operations in these countries.
  • $20 million to local food banks and pantries in North American communities served by Enterprise.

 

项目的影响

自成立以来, the Fill Your Tank program has offered funding to help create, implement and maintain programs that help mitigate the critical effects of food insecurity.


2019年资金使用情况的例子包括:

  • 1.为78人提供了900万顿饭,696 seniors in local communities as part of 美国供养’s senior hunger strategy.
  • 超过80美元,000 was dispersed to Food Banks Alberta to build additional capacity in the food network and support 90+ member food banks in Canada.
  • 捐款75,000欧元用于资助点击&Don in France – an IT solution that addresses inefficiencies and inequality in the distribution of food throughout the Federation in France – and make the solution fully operational. 点击&唐允许种植者, 制造商, retailers and larger regional food banks to report surplus food that smaller food banks can then claim and distribute. The solution was used by 80 food banks in the French Federation of Food Banks network.
  • €20,000 was donated to support the establishment of two new community food banks in the towns of Cabra and Tallaght in Ireland, where there has been an increase in students experiencing malnutrition.
  • €75,000 was used to supply three local food banks in Spain with isothermal vehicles to increase the number of individuals served and improve the quantity of food distributed.


“The 企业租车基金会’s annual donation reflects an ongoing commitment that not only delivers food, it also delivers hope and the ability to improve and sustain programs that reflect the complex, 粮食不安全人口的多样化需求,克莱尔·巴比诺·方特诺说, 首席执行官, 美国供养.


For more information about the 企业租车基金会’s Fill Your Tank program or other global philanthropic initiatives, 点击这里.