DES MOINES, Iowa—Kum & Go, the Des Moines-based convenience chain with 400-plus locations, is partnering with the “No Kid Hungry” campaign to tackle food insecurity and hunger, the company reports.
Kum & Go is working with Midwest Dairy, BODYARMOR, KIND, LifeWtr and Essentia throughout the summer with a goal of raising $85,000 to give back to the communities they serve.
“Thirteen million children in the United States live in food insecure homes,” said Emily Bahnsen, philanthropy manager, Kum & Go. “It is a privilege for Kum & Go to be part of this program with a host of generous vendors who are committed to a better tomorrow.”
“We are incredibly grateful for our new partnership with Kum & Go,” said Allison Shuffield, managing director, Share Our Strength, the organization behind the campaign. “With the continued support of committed partners like Kum & Go, No Kid Hungry is helping children all over the country get the nutritious food they need to succeed.”
Kum & Go stores are famous for fresh food, friendly staff and well-lit stores. Stores feature made-to-order sandwiches, pizza and baked goods, plus beverages and snacks with a wide selection of healthy options.
Now in its fourth generation of leadership, the family-owned convenience chain focuses on exceptional service and delivering more than customers expect. For more than 60 years, the company has been dedicated to the communities it serves, sharing 10% of its profits with charitable causes.
Established in Iowa in 1959, Kum & Go now operates stores across Iowa, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming.
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