CAMPBELL’S® CHUNKY® UNVEILS CHUNKY SACKS HUNGER PROGRAM; COMMITS TO DONATING ONE MILLION MEALS THIS NFL SEASON

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chunky Sacks Hunger will team up with NFL players and teams to raise awareness and donate in local NFL communities

CAMDEN, NJ, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For 25 years, Campbell’s® chunky® answered the call to fight food insecurity in partnership with the NFL. To further inspire NFL fans to join the fight, chunky announced the formation of ‘chunky Sacks Hunger’ – a program to fight food insecurity and donate one million meals* to those in need this NFL season through a partnership with Feeding America.

More than 38 million people in United States – including 12 million children – struggle to access adequate food and nutrition.** chunky Sacks Hunger works to “sack” food insecurity by shining a spotlight on the problem and providing food and other much-needed donations to power local communities across the country. From hosting local events that boost food bank donations to supporting national disaster relief initiatives, the program will be committed to providing food resources to those who need them most. .

“Feeding people with nutritious meals is an integral part of Chunky’s DNA,” said Gary Mazur, vice president of marketing, soup and broth, Campbell Soup Company. “In today’s world, where many continue to face hunger, we are proud to launch chunky Sacks Hunger and help bring more attention to this issue, while serving our partner communities through our pledge to donate one million meals.”

As part of its commitment to donate a million meals, chunky partners with 11 NFL teams to host events in their communities. At each event, chunky will partner with a star defensive player to help raise awareness about food insecurity. The list of teams and players includes:

  • Calais CampbellDefensive Lineman, Baltimore Ravens
  • Eddie JacksonSafety, Chicago Bears
  • Sam HubbardDefensive end, Cincinnati Bengals
  • Alex AnzaloneLinebacker, Detroit Lions
  • De’Vondre Campbell, linebacker, Green Bay Packers
  • Kayvon ThibodeauxOutside Linebacker, New York Giants
  • Jordan DavisDefensive tackle, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Jordyn BrooksLinebacker, Seattle Seahawks
  • Kevin ByardSafety, Tennessee Titans

In addition to chunky List of Sacks Hunger players, chunky will continue to work with the Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay and will be joined this year by the Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor. chunky Sacks Hunger will also donate to the communities of Los Angeles and Indianapolis.

To help launch chunky Sacks Hunger and get the job started to donate a million meals, chunky was on the field at the NFL’s kickoff in Los Angeles with the Los Angeles Rams to donate 100,000 meals* to the LA Regional Food Bank. Fans can keep up to date with community efforts by visiting ChunkySacksHunger.com and following the brand on Instagram and Twitter.

*Based on Feeding America calculations, $1 = 10 meals (https://www.feedingamerica.org/ways-to-give/faq/about-our-claims)

**Source: Feed America

About Campbell Soup Company

For more than 150 years, Campbell ( New York stock market : CPB) connects people through the food they love. Generations of consumers have trusted Campbell to provide delicious and affordable food and drink. Based at Camden, New Jersey since 1869, Campbell generated net sales of nearly $8.5 billion. Our portfolio includes iconic brands such as Campbell’s, Cape CodGoldfish, Kettle Brand, Spear, Late July, MilanoRhythm, Pacific Foods, Pepperidge Farm, Prego, Snyder de HanoverSwanson and V8. Campbell has a habit of giving back and acting as a good steward of the environment. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 as well as the FTSE4Good and Bloomberg Gender-Equality indices. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com or follow the company’s news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.

About Feed America

Feed America® is the largest hunger relief organization in United States. Through a network of more than 200 food banks, 21 statewide food bank associations, and more than 60,000 partner agencies, food pantries, and meal programs, we’ve helped provide $6.6 billion in meals to tens of millions of people in need last year. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security for the people we serve; draws attention to the social and systemic barriers that contribute to food insecurity in our country; and advocates for legislation that protects people from hunger.

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