Kellogg Company Commits Additional $250,000 to U.S. Disaster Relief Efforts

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) today announced it will commit an additional $250,000 to support U.S. disaster relief efforts following the devastating tornadoes in the Midwest and South, and recent flooding in the South. These funds were committed from Kellogg's Corporate Citizenship Fund to the American Red Cross.

"We recognize the number, and severity, of natural disasters is stretching available resources for organizations aiding relief efforts," said Celeste Clark, senior vice president, global public policy and external relations, Kellogg Company, and president, Kellogg's Corporate Citizenship Fund. "We are confident this donation will assist Red Cross with the critical services they are providing during this difficult time."

Kellogg earlier announced a $400,000 cash and product commitment to Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief charity, for disaster relief efforts.

In addition, Kellogg has also contributed to recent disaster relief efforts in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Spain. In total, Kellogg has provided nearly $1.5 million in cash and product donations for disaster relief this year.

About Kellogg Company

For more than 100 years, consumers have counted on Kellogg for great-tasting, high-quality and nutritious foods. Kellogg Company, with 2010 sales of more than $12 billion, is the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg Company's beloved brands, which are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries, include Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, All-Bran®, Mini-Wheats®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, Chips Deluxe®, Famous Amos®, Sandies®, Austin®, Club®, Murray®, Kashi®, Bear Naked®, Morningstar Farms®, Gardenburger® and Stretch Island®. For more information on the Kellogg Company, including our corporate responsibility initiatives, visit

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