Sunny Reelhorn Parr, executive director of the Kroger Co. Zero Hunger–Zero Waste Foundation, said the pandemic reinforced its focus on ending hunger in the communities the grocery chain serves. To help address the issue—which becomes more pressing as the pandemic persists—the foundation this year doubled the amount of grants it can make. “So many corporations, Kroger included, are defining—and redefining—our purpose, so we can use our unique space and place in the world to help make a positive impact for people and planet,” Parr said. … [Read more...] about The pandemic puts more seniors at risk—and corporations are stepping up to help
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The careers of Tories Amber Rudd and Michael Howard were derailed by cock-ups which often looked more like sabotage. When Priti Patel took on the sensitive flowers who refuse to work weekends or a minute over their eight-hour shift, she found herself at war with the First Division Association, the last bolshie bastion of trade-union power. … [Read more...] about Who will rid us of this Uncivil Service and snooty mandarins?
In Tier Three Manchester, for example, the Department of Health breakdown said 'while there has been continued improvement', infections remain too high, 'especially in over-60s'. Tagged on the end of the explanation is a vague message about the pressure on the local NHS 'remaining a concern', especially in 'Manchester University hospital and Pennine Acute Trust'. … [Read more...] about Chris Whitty shoots down Boris’s promise that there there IS an ‘escape’ route from new Tier system by saying ‘anywhere that goes into tier one will rise’ and Tier 2 is only ‘strong enough to hold the line’