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Newman’s Own Foundation Makes $550,000 in Grants for Food Sovereignty for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color

Westport, CT – Newman’s Own Foundation today announced a commitment of $550,000 to support initiatives that increase food sovereignty, access to fresh food, and nutrition education in 19 states. From Urban Creators in Philadelphia, PA, to Partnership with Native Americans headquartered in Addison, TX, and serving dozens of tribal reservations, all of the organizations receiving …

How Newman’s Own Built a Billion-Dollar Company by Doing Good

Back in the 1980s, when Newman’s Own began, being a purpose-driven company wasn’t a widely understood concept. Even today, most companies have a hard time grappling with the idea. While it isn’t clear if the folks at Newman’s Own understood the power of having a brand that stood for more …

These Hollywood Celebrities Moonlight As Successful Businessmen and Entrepreneurs

After cementing his legacy in the golden age of Hollywood, the late Paul Newman co-founded Newman’s Own food products … The best thing about Newman’s business is that he decided to put all the post-tax profits and royalties to charity, and so far, the donations have exceeded $500 million. Read the full article in Esquire. …

Isolation Is a Danger for the Sick — and for the Healthy

At the dinner table, my 31-year-old son, Mason Earle, stared at me as he said: “Mom, I think everyone now has a sense of the slow, drawn-out drowning I feel, all alone in my illness.” Read more of CEO Miriam Nelson’s opinion piece in the The Hartford Courant. …

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