Oprah Winfrey shocked over 100 individuals on Sept. 11 and helped pack 2,000 meals for varsity youngsters on the Freestore Foodbank in Cincinnati. Her meals line, O, That’s Good!, teamed up with Kroger supermarkets and donated 1 million meals to Feeding America, the biggest hunger-relief group within the nation.
“It’s an honor to help this initiative within the native Cincinnati neighborhood and past,” mentioned Winfrey in an announcement obtained by EBONY.com. “I’m dedicated to the struggle in opposition to starvation as a result of I’ve seen the influence it has on individuals. That’s why I wished to be right here right now to assist pack meals for Cincinnati youngsters going through starvation. The work Kroger is doing is particular and significant.”
Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO, added: “Kroger is thrilled to have Oprah Winfrey and O, That’s Good! be part of Zero Starvation | Zero Waste —our plan to finish starvation within the communities we name residence and get rid of waste within the firm by 2025—as we have a good time the one-year anniversary of saying our moonshot. The becoming a member of collectively of two family names is a milestone in our Zero Starvation | Zero Waste journey. Her involvement in our service occasion was inspiring and energizing. Collectively, we will change the world and Feed the Human Spirit™ throughout America.”