Friday, September 5, 2014

United snack sales to fund hunger relief program

September is the Feeding America's Hunger Action Month™ and United Airlines and its passengers will combine efforts to supply one million meals through sales of its onboard Choice Menu snack boxes. 
United Choice Menu snack boxes

"With just one snack box purchase, United customers can help provide nine meals for a family in need," said Lynda Coffman, United's vice president of food services. "Nearly 50 million Americans are facing hunger, and with operations in more than 230 cities in the U.S., we recognize the direct affect hunger has on our communities."

One dollar from each snack box purchase benefits Feeding America®. Since 2009, United and its customers have contributed nearly $800,000 to help U.S. families in need through its partnership with Feeding America and its network of local food banks.

Additional proceeds from the airline's Eat for Good 2014 program also support Common Threads. By the end of the year, in total, Eat for Good will have generated more than $1 million in charitable contributions to various nonprofits throughout the country since its inception.

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