At Sodexo, we believe that Quality of Life begins when basic needs are met, back in 1996 Sodexo employees decided to create the Stop Hunger initiative in the US.
Stop Hunger is now a worldwide Sodexo initiative active in more than 40 countries. Through the initiative, we donate time, skills and money to tackle hunger, support good nutrition and promote life skills in local communities.
In the UK and Ireland the Stop Hunger Foundation is a grant giving organisation and our vision is to work with very best charities that exist to:
- Tackle hunger and malnutrition
- Promote healthy lifestyles
- Develop life skills such as cooking
Of course hunger and malnutrition is a huge problem globally, with 795 million people in the world not having enough food to lead a healthy, active life; that’s about one in nine people on earth. However, it is also a problem here in the UK and Ireland, with 3.7 million children living in poverty in the UK alone in 2016-17, that’s 28% of children.