The Full Belly! Full Mind! initiative that supports nutrition and breakfast programs across Canada, donated over $100,000 from DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection in 2016. The donation benefited more than 50 breakfast and nutrition programs.
“Food security and food accessibility are important for us at DuPont.” says Bryce Eger, business director for Canada at DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection. “Healthy, nutritious meals are vital for children to focus and learn in schools. We are proud to be a part of the excellent work nutrition and breakfast programs are doing across Canada to support our children to succeed.”
The Full Belly! Full Mind! targeted community investment funding program supports local schools and community-based nutrition programs. The program was launched in 2016, as part of DuPont agriculture businesses broader community investment program for Canada focused on education, food security and community betterment.
DuPont makes contributions to community-based organizations on behalf of the business and employees. Consideration for outreach grants are given to communities where Pioneer sales representatives, DuPont Crop Protection retailers, employees and customers live and work and that support quality-of-life initiatives to create an improved, sustainable lifestyle for people worldwide.