Hickory Farms Joins No Kid Hungry® in Giving Tuesday Fundraiser

Specialty Holiday Food Gift Retailer Partners with Leading Non-Profit Campaign To Help End Childhood Hunger in America


Toledo, Ohio – December 1, 2015 – Today, Hickory Farms, America’s most famous holiday food gift brand, announced its national partnership with No Kid Hungry for Giving Tuesday. In an effort to support No Kid Hungry’s mission to end childhood hunger in America, Hickory Farms will match dollar for dollar donations up to $50,000 on December 1, Giving Tuesday, 2015.
“We are honored to have the opportunity to continue our tradition of giving back and once again support No Kid Hungry in today’s Giving Tuesday campaign,” said Michael Holton, CMO, Hickory Farms.

Throughout the holidays, Hickory Farms will be donating $5 to No Kid Hungry each time a Signature Party Planner Gift Box is purchased.

“We are thrilled to have Hickory Farms support this holiday season following last year’s highly successful partnership,” said Billy Shore, founder and CEO of Share Our Strength. “Together, we can make a positive change to create a No Kid Hungry nation.”
For more information or to make a pledge, visit hickoryfarms.com or nokidhungry.org/givingtuesday.

About Hickory Farms

For more than 60 years, Hickory Farms has been enriching family holiday celebrations with the highest quality, best tasting specialty food gifts. The company's award-winning signature products and eco-friendly gift boxes can be found online, in catalogs, at leading supermarkets year round and in shopping malls throughout the Christmas holiday season. For more information, please visit www.hickoryfarms.com.


About No Kid Hungry
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.