We are taking action to ensure our Dole Promise is shared with the world, in an effort to drive change. Malnutrition Labels, an experiential initiative in New York, was designed to spark conversation and shed light on the gaps in nutrition access, affordability, and acceptability. The Growing Distance, a short film, brings to life these critical gaps we see as barriers to good nutrition for all.
As part of our Dole Promise towards zero fruit loss and reducing food waste, Dole Sunshine Company has partnered with social enterprise Musa Fabric to turn banana waste into useful fibers through an apparel partnership woven by marginalized communities.
Malnutrition Labels Food Waste
After a larger-than-life activation, projecting Malnutrition Labels on the sides of New York, Los Angeles and Baltimore buildings, we teamed up with City Harvest to get the word out in a small but critically relevant space, New York’s trash bins. With disruptive activations, we hope to #ChangeTheFacts and reduce food waste in New York City and across the country.
The Growing Distance
We believe good nutrition is a human right. That’s why we’re striving to put healthy food within reach for all. Join us to build a brighter future and learn how we’re sparking conversation and action to help close the gaps in nutrition access, affordability, and acceptability.
Using Sunshine for All as inspiration, ‘Hungry Artist’ David Datuna has created a series of NFT art pieces that bring awareness to nutrition inequality worldwide. Join us, David and the Boys and Girls Club in taking a bite out of hunger.
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U.S.: Fruit Care Kits
We’re delivering snack kits to hospitals in the U.S. for health care workers that otherwise wouldn’t have time to get the snacks they need to keep going under high stress. Included on each kit are notes of hope and optimism from the employees here at Dole. Help us lift spirits by sending a word of encouragement to include in our care kits.
Keeping the Dole family safe and healthy
At our Philippines farms and within all our facilities, we’ve taken extra sanitization and safety measures. We’ve also committed to working toward providing an economic safety net for all of our staff, including daily and hourly workers, to ensure no one loses their job or will be at financial risk if they contract the virus.
Caring for Canada
Across Canada we’re donating nutritious meals and snacks to frontline health care workers, social service agencies and the homeless population.
Nutrition for the homeless
In France, we’re partnering with online meals delivery company Frichti to help the homeless in Paris, and in the U.K., we’re partnering with IHG to deliver fruit to London’s homeless.
Keeping London’s Homeless Healthy
In support of homeless charity St Mungo’s temporary accommodation initiative, Dole is distributing 14,500 Fruit Bowls® to over 1,000 homeless Londoners currently housed in hotels.
With the help of The Food Bank of Singapore, we’re distributing Dole Care Packs that include canned fruits and Fruit Bowls® to 200,000 needy Singaporeans.