S’more for the Kids is how Hershey employees support Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). CMN raises funds for children’s hospitals, medical research, and public awareness of children’s health issues.
Like sharing the goodness of S’mores, employees and supporters share time or money that benefits CMN families. Find out more and save the dates for our 2017 Events.
Hershey employees are encouraged to spend time volunteering throughout the year, but once a year we come together as a company and spend time as teams giving back to our communities. Donned in our signature grey “I’m Giving Back” tee-shirts, Hershey employees take to the streets in droves, sharing laughter and some light-hearted fun while packing meals for the hungry, making toys for children in the hospital, applying a fresh coat of paint to a child’s home and more. At our largest event in 2015, nearly 700 employees partnered with nonprofit Stop Hunger Now to pack 255,744 meals for families in need.
Watch the Video: Stop Hunger Now
Many Hershey employees take advantage of the company’s matched donations to help out their choice non-profits. And each year during the fall, we partner with United Way to remind employees of the impact of their gifts, and provide a chance for easy giving opportunities. In 2014 alone, Hershey employees helped raise more than $3.1 million during the annual United Way Campaign — a new company record!
Hershey teamed up with USA Track & Field and Athletics Canada to introduce Run Jump Throw, a hands-on athletic learning program that gets kids ages 7-12 excited about physical activity while having fun exploring track and field.
Twenty different learning stations let kids explore the physical activities that make up sports, including dynamic warm-up, running techniques, standing broad jump, softball throw and one-legged hop. The program ended with a friendly track meet where everyone could try out his or her new skills.
Learn more at runjumpthrow.usatf.org