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
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.