Hickory Farms Surpasses $4.7 Million in Contributions to No Kid Hungry®

Mar 01, 2016, 09:00 ET from Hickory Farms

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hickory Farms, LLC., America's most famous holiday food gift brand announced today its contributions have surpassed $4.7 million in support of No Kid Hungry. Hickory Farms has been a proud partner since 2008 and raised over $708,000 of the $4.7 million during its 2015 fundraising effort, which will support U.S and Canadian hunger work.

"We are honored to be associated with the good work being done by No Kid Hungry," said Michael Holton, Chief Marketing Officer. "We want to thank our customers, associates and loyal fans for their cash donations and purchases of the Hickory Farms Party Planner and the Holiday Hearty Gift Basket, gifts for which we made a $5 donation for each purchase during the holiday season."

No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, the leading non-profit group working to end childhood hunger. To learn more, visit hickoryfarms.com/nokidhungry.

About Hickory Farms, LLC.
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.

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