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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Kellogg Company announced today that it will provide more than $500,000 in cash and product donations to assist America’s Second Harvest with Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Seven truckloads of Kellogg product are in route, with more planned. Donated products include Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain® Bars and Keebler crackers and cookies. In addition, Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, the charitable arm of Kellogg, will make a monetary donation to America’s Second Harvest to assist with distribution efforts. America’s Second Harvest is working with the American Red Cross to distribute product in affected areas including Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida.

“We are deeply concerned about those who are affected by this tragedy, some of whom are Kellogg employees and their families,” said Tim Knowlton, vice president – corporate social responsibility. “We know that there is a lot of work ahead, and we hope that our donations will help during this difficult time.”

Kellogg has a history of providing product donations to areas affected by natural disasters. Most recently, Kellogg has assisted with relief efforts for Hurricane Dennis, the tsunami in South Asia and Africa, and the flooding in Mumbai, India.

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