General Mills and the Biggest Loser fight hunger - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

General Mills and the Biggest Loser fight hunger

Posted:

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) --The Biggest Loser's trainer Bob Harper visited Cedar Rapid's General Mill factory.

The tour was one of three General Mill factory visits to kick off general mill's "Wake Up To Hunger" campaign.

This year General Mills is donating 49 million bowls of cereal to local food banks across the country.

Two semi-trailers will be shipped to the Food Bank of Iowa. Over the next year, this cereal will be distributed to the 6 Iowa food banks.

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) said that their need has grown 25 percent this year.

Two semi-trailers will be shipped to the Food Bank of Iowa.  These will go to the 6 Iowa food banks.

The General Mill employees will also be participating in the biggest losers' pound for pound weight loss challenge.  General Mills will be donating $0.14 cents every pound lost.

ONLINE PRODUCER: Jackie Manternach

Powered by Frankly