Kellogg Commits $500,000 to Hurricane Sandy Relief EffortsOctober 31, 2012
BATTLE CREEK, MI—October 30, 2012—Kellogg Co. (NYSE: K) announced a $500,000 commitment to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The donation includes a $250,000 cash contribution from Kellogg's Corporate Citizenship Fund (KCCF) to the American Red Cross (@RedCross); and $250,000 in food to Feeding America (@FeedingAmerica #Hurricane #Sandy relief efforts), the nation's largest hunger-relief charity.
"Our thoughts are with all those impacted by Hurricane Sandy as they manage through this difficult time," said Kris Charles, vice president, global communications and philanthropy, Kellogg Co. "The Red Cross and Feeding America will be providing critical aid over the coming weeks and we want the organizations, and those affected most, to know they can count on Kellogg for help."
About Kellogg Co.
Driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter, Kellogg Co. (NYSE: K) is the world's leading producer of cereal, second largest producer of cookies and crackers and—through the May 2012 acquisition of the iconic Pringles® business—the world's second largest savory snacks company. In addition, Kellogg is a leading producer of frozen foods.
Every day, our well-loved brands—produced in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries—nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. With 2011 sales of more than $13 billion, these brands include Cheez-It®, Coco Pops®, Corn Flakes®, Eggo®, Frosted Flakes®, Kashi®, Keebler®, Kellogg's®, Mini-Wheats®, Pop-Tarts®, Pringles®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, and many more. To learn more about Kellogg Co., including our corporate responsibility initiatives and rich heritage, please visit www.kelloggcompany.com.