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KFC Employees Assemble Food For Thousands Of School Children

(November 3, 2021) The Louisville chapter of Blessings in a Backpack is a nonprofit providing meals for school children when they are not in class and for the first time since the pandemic KFC corporate employees are able to volunteer in person.


(September 13, 2021) Casper-based Mimi’s House, a homeless shelter serving youth in the community, announced on Friday that it had been awarded a $10,000 “Kentucky Fried Wishes” grant from the KFC Foundation.

Potsdam High School Positivity Club awarded $10,000 KFC grant

(September 13, 2021) The Positivity Club at Potsdam High School received a $10,000 grant from the Kentucky Fried Wishes Foundation on Thursday to help develop its community food market and purchase laptops for senior citizens.

Harvest Hope partners with Senior Resources to feed local seniors Thursday

(May 13, 2021) Thursday, Harvest Hope Food Bank and Senior Resources worked together to feed local seniors. The organizations gave out five-pound bags of chicken as well as bags containing 12 sandwich buns through a donation from KFC. The donation is valued at $30,000 and was facilitated through Meals on Wheels America.


(March 24, 2021) KFC donates one million pieces of chicken to America's seniors who were disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

KFC Gives Thanks to Teachers Through Back-To-School Buckets Initiative

Throughout the month of September, KFC restaurant teams across the nation recognized teachers who returned to the classroom, whether virtually or in-person, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this fall. Check out the video below as we tag along with franchise partner, AJS, and the restaurant team from Southern Indiana as they recognize the teachers and staff at New Albany High School with 180 hot and fresh KFC meals!

Granite City KFC brings lunch to teachers

(September 2, 2020) To give back to educators amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, KFC teams from Granite City and Belleville delivered more than 150 meals to teachers at Granite City High School and Belleville East High School.

Thomas Crossroads staff welcomed back with meals

(August 26, 2020) Sharpsburg, GA KFC restaurant donates boxed meals to teachers and staff at Thomas Crossroads Elementary as part of the brand's Back-To-School Buckets program recognizing teachers across America.

Back To School Buckets: KFC Says Thanks To Educators Heading Back To Work

(September 2, 2020) Over the past several months, KFC U.S. has launched a number of initiatives to support those in need during the pandemic, including its latest effort to recognize teachers across America as they head back to school this fall.


(July 29, 2020) Locally headquartered Kentucky Fried Chicken continues its work to fight critical meal shortages for families across the country through a donation of more than 20,000 pounds to Dare to Care food bank in Louisville.

KFC supports families in West Louisville through #FeedtheWest grocery initiative

(June 18, 2020) KFC corporate employees recently supported the local Black community in their hometown by participating in the#FeedTheWest grocery initiative in West Louisville, an area of town that serves as a hub of activity for social justice reform.

One Million Thanks To Our Team Members

Thank you to our franchisees and more than 4,000 restaurant teams for continuing the Colonel’s legacy of giving back by donating 1 million pieces of chicken in their communities across the country to feed frontline healthcare workers, families in need, and provide meals to essential workers, throughout the month of April. In the words of KFC Auburndale’s Reggie Owens, “we care and we want to help, too.”

KFC teams from Harding Place, Bell Road donate meals to St. Thomas front-line workers

(May 2, 2020) The JRN franchise organization in Nashville, TN provides KFC meals for St. Thomas Midtown, a hospital that helped to save a life of a KFC team member, Robert Musser last year.

KFC restaurant teams in Northern Virginia continue to support local hospitals and essential workers in their area

(April 22, 2020) KFC team members from the Haymarket and Manassas area prepared and donated approximately 550 meals to essential staff at Prince William Medical Center and Haymarket Medical Center.

Chris Paul, KFC, and others donate beyond fried chicken meals to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

(May 6, 2020) Chris Paul of the Oklahoma City Thunders, partnered with KFC to donate weekly meals of Beyond Fried Chicken to the frontline workers at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

KFC provides meals to frontline workers

(April 21, 2020) To show their appreciation for frontline workers at Southview and Grandview hospital, KFC employees in Dayton, OH provided 1,750 hot meals to frontline workers.

Four Pegs Beer Lounge serves over 500 meals to those in need

(April 27, 2020) Local pub in Louisville provides 500 meals with the support of KFC. Over 350 pounds of chicken given away.

Act of Kindness: Twin Falls KFC Brings Free Lunch To WinCo Staff

(April 24, 2020) KFC receives words of gratitude from a WinCo employee in Twin Falls, Idaho.

KFC donates food to North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety

(April 19, 2020) A KFC restaurant team in North Myrtle Beach, SC supplied some of our world famous chicken to the Department of Public Safety to support frontline workers in their community.

KFC Gives Back by Feeding Castleview Hospital Staff

(April 21, 2020) (April 21, 2020) Castleview hospital day and evening shifts enjoy some of KFC's world-famous fried chicken on Tuesday. Castleview Hospital CEO shares his gratitude.

Acts of Kindness in Huntington County

(April 17, 2020) KFC Franchisees Craig and Judy Lee donated meals to New Life Ministries, an organization that provides free food to the community members in need in Huntington County, IN.

KFC franchisees launch ‘30 Days of Giving’ Program

(April 3, 2020) Whitefords Inc., a KFC Franchisee for 45 years, introduced a '30 Days of Giving' program to feed children, in response to local school closures. The restaurants expect to give away more than 37,000 pieces of KFC’s world-famous fried chicken to area children throughout the month of April.

KFC donates meals to health care workers in Utah

(April 6, 2020) KFC delivers meals to health care workers. This Utah KFC also continues to operate their Harvest program, along with Food Donation Connect, to donate surplus food to local food banks for those in need.

KFC says 'thank you' to healthcare workers

(April 16, 2020) KFC Franchisee Nadeem Kirmani and his restaurant team in Scranton, PA donated hosted lunch for a few hundred of the front-line medical staff of Geisinger Community Hospital Medical Center, in appreciation of their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local KFC Franchisee Organization Provides Hot Meals For Chattanooga Children

(April 7, 2020) Local KFC franchisee, JAK Foods Inc., partnered with “We Over Me” to provide 500 meals to students at five learning centers across Chattanooga.

Local Fresno KFC gives back to the community in time of need

(April 4, 2020) KFC was featured on the Fox26 segment “Show us Something Good” for bringing 200 meals to a local homeless shelter in Fresno, CA.

KFC delivers lunch to the Manchester Police Department

(April 16, 2020) Police officers in Manchester, MO shared words of gratitude for a local KFC when they brought a box filled with food to the department on Wednesday.

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