Originally posted on http://blog.soylent.com/post/167527214037.
On Monday, October 16, 2017, you stepped up to recognize World Food Day with Soylent and our giving community. With 50 percent of revenue on all new orders exclusively on Soylent.com going to World Food Program USA to support the U.N. World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator and One America Appeal, your thoughtful purchases contributed to tens of thousands of dollars donated to these important organizations. The entire Soylent team extends a heartfelt thank you for your generous support.
We also wanted to take this moment to provide some additional details on our #SoylentforGood initiative, and give you a bit more insight into where your funds have been directed. The U.N. World Food Programme identifies, nurtures and scales-up bold solutions to challenges in humanitarian and development contexts. The program currently supports more than 30 internal innovations and external start-ups across all WFP operations, with a global goal of a world with zero hunger.
Below is a blog post from the WFP that we wanted to share to give our community a sense of the wonderful work they are supporting with their Soylent orders:
Innovation Is Transforming The Way Refugees Grow Food
A changing climate. Raging wars. New challenges. In order to create a future of Zero Hunger, the World Food Programme must constantly adapt.
That’s why the world’s leading humanitarian agency solving hunger is working with the public and private sector to develop better tools and strategies to feed families in need through its Innovation Accelerator…