Decatur IL – A global donation of more than 245, 453 pounds of food was given to help people in need.
Archer Daniels Midland Company took part in the annual World Food Day. Donations came from 29 communities and six different countries to donate food to those in need.
The donations were coordinated through ADM Cares, the company's social investment program giving funds to organizations that drive meaningful social, economic, and environmental progress worldwide.
In October ADM pledged to give $1 million to Feeding America to fund 30 mobile food distribution units in 21 states. World Food Day aims in strengthening international and national efforts in the battle to end hunger, malnutrition and poverty, and to draw attention to achievements in food and agricultural development.