hunger relief

Reducing food waste and food insecurity one meal at a time

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Replate is a nonprofit with a mission to reduce food waste and food insecurity through its food recovery system. Most recently, Cisco and Cisco Foundation donated $1.2 million to help them expand their food recovery services. We sat down with Replate's CEO and founder, Maen Mahfoud, to learn more about Replate’s mission, and its response to business closures.

Meet the nonprofits helping those who are facing hunger and food insecurity

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Cisco has always supported nonprofits working to help reduce food insecurity. Since March, we’ve provided additional funding to four strategic nonprofit partners that are working to ensure that families have food on the table. Here is how Feeding America, Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley, Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, and Replate are taking action.

October 12, 2017


Three Ways I was Inspired by the 50 KM Egg Walkathon

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Wega L. shares his experience on giving back during the Egg Walkathon in China, and what 3 things inspired him most.

How a Mobile App Will Feed Many

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This post was written by guest blogger Wesley King, a business systems analyst at Cisco It’s that time of year again. No, not quite Christmas in July; not Thanksgiving. Forget Daylight Savings Time, Memorial Day, and Bring your Daughter to Work Day. I’m talking about the time to give back. Here at Cisco, it’s a […]

With Cisco Support, Feeding America Helps Clients Chart a Path to Self-Sustainability

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This post was written by guest blogger Kelli Walker, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America Cisco has been a significant strategic partner with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. Since 2009 Cisco has helped fund various pilots that use technology to increase efficiency in our operations, transportation, and food sourcing throughout the Feeding America […]

Cisco Volunteers in Massachusetts Join Global Campaign to Give Back

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At the Cisco Boxborough, Massachusetts office, we are taking part in Giving Tuesday by encouraging our colleagues to participate in the 2014 Global Hunger Relief Campaign, which helps 13 local nonprofit hunger relief organizations. This is part of Cisco’s larger global campaign, which helps more than 160 food organizations worldwide. The goal of the campaign […]

Cisco Employees Race to End Hunger in India

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“There is no better expenditure of money and it’s really important for these kids to stay in school and learn. I love this program; this is one of the finest commitments ever made in the 10 years history of Clinton Global Initiative.” How beautiful and true these words are from former U.S. President Bill Clinton, […]

Cisco Recognized for Raising 55 Million Pounds of Food for Local Charity

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Last night I was proud to join other Cisco staff and executives in accepting four “Making Hunger History” awards from the Second Harvest Food Bank near our San Jose headquarters. Cisco has supported Second Harvest for more than 20 years, and in that time we have raised the equivalent of 55 million pounds of food for […]