Mosaic Employees Tackle Hunger
We believe it is our responsibility to contribute positively to food security through agricultural productivity, 4R Nutrient Stewardship, and community support. In honor of Hunger Action Month, Mosaic, The Mosaic Company Foundation and The Mosaic Institute in Brazil reaffirmed important community partnerships that are dedicated to tackling hunger around the world. In North America, Mosiac supports critical infrastructure across the U.S. and Canada. In Asia, the expansion of The Villages Project in India supports kitchen gardens, and Mosaic Fertilizantes and employees in South America collected and distributed more than 100 tons of food to families and organizations dedicated to ending food insecurity. The Mosaic Institute matches these contributions each year, resulting in more than 200 tons of food donated.
These efforts are amplified by our dedicated teams through the Mosaic Employee Giving Program in North America and Mosaic Fertilizantes’ Employee Volunteering Program in South America, where employees are able to donate their time, talent, or treasure to help uplift their communities. Mosaic employees volunteered to help revitalize gardens at Broward Elementary School in Tampa, Florida - the location of the first pantry that is part of the Tackling Hunger Fueled by Mosaic partnership with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Recent impacts from Hurricane Ida reminded us all why we contribute to our communities - to help one another in time of need. Through the Mosaic Employee Giving Program, between employee donations and Mosaic’s match, we raised nearly $50,000, of which, $25,000 was directed to the Mosaic Employee-to-Employee Assistance Fund, which supports colleagues most impacted following a declared disaster. In addition, Mosaic separately donated $100,000 toward relief efforts and $25,000 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.
While Hunger Action Month helps to bring awareness and inspire action toward ending food insecurity, Mosaic is dedicated to this year-round. October is the launch of the annual Million Meal Challenge - a month-long community campaign to raise one million meals in food and funds for Regina Food Bank in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Thank you to all of our employees who help the world grow the food it needs and going above and beyond to support your communities in times of need.