KELLOGG COMPANY ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT

 

Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, the charitable arm of Kellogg Company, will announce a $40,000 scholarship contribution at the Bayou Classic on Saturday, November 28.  Dr. Celeste Clark, senior vice president of global nutrition and corporate affairs, will present checks for $20,000 to representatives of Grambling State University and Southern University during pre-game festivities. 

 “It is a privilege for Kellogg to be a part of the time-honored tradition of the Bayou Classic,” said Clark.  “Historically Black Colleges and Universities have provided important educational opportunities for so many talented young people.  Kellogg hopes that our contribution, especially during these tough economic times, will help fund higher education for those deserving students and help them pursue their dreams.” 

Kellogg has supported the important work of HBCUs for more than 25 years.  Over the last five years, Kellogg has provided a total of more than $150,000 of scholarship support at the Bayou Classic.

With 2008 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is the world’s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods.  Kellogg products are manufactured in 19 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world. Kellogg Company and Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, the charitable arm of Kellogg Company, contributed more than $40 million in cash and $120 million in product to various charitable organizations around the world over the last five years.  Visit www.kelloggcompany.com.  Kellogg’s Corporate Responsibility report including its approach, progress and future direction in the marketplace, workplace, environment and community can be found at www.kelloggcompany.com/CR.  For information on Kellogg Company’s commitment to nutrition, visit www.kelloggnutrition.com.

 

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