Fight Hunger

Thank you for making the
2016 "Healthy Over Hungry"
Cereal Drive a success!

Together we collected 2.2 million servings of cereal and donated more than $240,000 to Feeding America and its network of local food banks to provide a healthy breakfast for all.

Click here for a list of the 2016 participating locations and beneficiary food banks. 



Congratulations!
Michelle Holguin

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2016 Volunteer of the Year.


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Michelle Holguin

Nurse Manager Pediatric
Specialty Transport Team

The Hospitals of Providence
Memorial Campus

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Tenet was proud to donate $100,000 in support of financial gifts made to Feeding America and its local food banks to buy perishable items needed to complete a healthy, well-balanced breakfast. Thank you for your donations! 


1 in 5 Children Struggles with Hunger...

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Help Tenet Fight Hunger In America

Though the 2016 Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive is over, you can still help! Click here to watch the video.

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Feeding America

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A Healthy Breakfast

"The value of a healthy breakfast goes far beyond just the positive nutrition aspects. Study after study shows us that children who regularly eat healthy and stay active will not only maintain a healthy body weight and have fewer chronic health problems, they will do better in school because they have more energy and increased concentration.

The success of our children — our future — begins at breakfast."

— Dian Adams, VP, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Tenet Healthcare

A Complete Breakfast Includes:

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Why a Food Drive?

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Number of Americans who lived in a 
food-insecure household in 2014.
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Why a Cereal Drive?

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Children in the 
United States face hunger.
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What Healthy
Cereal Looks Like

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Sugar in cereal (or less). 
But what about fiber? Calories?
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What Healthy
Breakfast Looks Like

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Number of food groups 
in a complete breakfast.
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"On behalf of Feeding America, thank you for your generous support of our network of local food banks across the country.”

— Jan Pruitt, Chairman of the Board
Feeding America

Feeding America

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The History

The Cereal Drive Legacy


In a hospital, nurses often see the problem first. And Pam Taurence is no exception.

Day after day, Pam and her colleagues at Children’s Hospital of Michigan treated kids who were struggling with food insecurity and saw the devastating effects that it had on their health. As the chair of the Professional Nurse Council (PNC) at Children’s Hospital, Pam challenged herself and fellow PNC members to address this problem not only for their patients but for all of the children living in food-insecure households in Detroit.  The nurses knew that summer was particularly challenging because kids could no longer rely on their schools for meals. So in June of 2010, the Cereal Drive was born.

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