NLCI Latino Youth

National Partners

Kraft Foods

Kraft LogoAs one of the world’s largest food companies, Kraft is focused on fighting hunger and promoting healthy lifestyles around the world. And to help us make the biggest impact possible, we’re teaming up with leading non-profit organizations that specialize in these areas. Kraft gives nearly $100 million in food, cash donations and volunteer support annually to hundreds of non-profit organizations to help us address these pressing needs in communities worldwide. And when disaster strikes, we also send food, donate money and volunteer our time to help those who need it the most.

As we look for ways to give back globally, we also help out in our own backyards. Around the world, our employees generously give back by donating their time, talent, food and funds to make their neighborhoods a better place. We’re proud to share with you some of the many ways Kraft’s great people and brands help make a difference in the communities where we live and work. As one of the world’s largest food companies, Kraft is focused on fighting hunger and promoting healthy lifestyles around the world. And to help us make the biggest impact possible, we’re teaming up with leading non-profit organizations that specialize in these areas.

Kraft gives nearly $100 million in food, cash donations and volunteer support annually to hundreds of non-profit organizations to help us address these pressing needs in communities worldwide. And when disaster strikes, we also send food, donate money and volunteer our time to help those who need it the most.

As we look for ways to give back globally, we also help out in our own backyards. Around the world, our employees generously give back by donating their time, talent, food and funds to make their neighborhoods a better place. We’re proud to share with you some of the many ways Kraft’s great people and brands help make a difference in the communities where we live and work.

Kraft Foods has been a partner with NLCI since 2003, when Kraft Foods approached NLCI about the possibility of creating a program to address the obesity issue in the Latino community. Kraft Foods has contributed over $5 million to support Salsa, Sabor y Salud by supporting NLCI and providing grants to community-based organizations.

 

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines logoSouthwest Airlines Co. ("Southwest") is a major domestic airline that provides primarily short haul, high-frequency, point-to-point, low-fare service. Southwest was incorporated in Texas and commenced Customer Service on June 18, 1971 with three Boeing 737 aircraft serving three Texas cities - Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Today Southwest operates over 500 Boeing 737 aircraft in 66 cities. Southwest has among the lowest cost structures in the domestic airline industry and consistently offers the lowest and simplest fares. Southwest also has one of the best overall Customer Service records. LUV is our stock exchange symbol, selected to represent our home at Dallas Love Field, as well as the theme of our Employee and Customer relationships.

Southwest Airlines gives back to the communities we serve through a program titled Share the Spirit. Southwest Airlines is rooted in the idea that giving back keeps our Company thriving. While we’ve been “Sharing the Spirit” for our nearly 38-year history, it became a formal program in 2006. Making our communities a better place to live and work is the goal of the Share the Spirit program. As part of the program, Southwest Airlines supports communities through Employee volunteerism, community outreach, charitable contributions, and corporate social responsibility.

In 2008, Southwest Airlines Employees reached out to individuals, families, and entire communities to provide help where it was needed. Southwest Airlines Employees reported more than 20,490 volunteer hours during 2008. Southwest Airlines Employees conducted more than 80 Share the Spirit events systemwide. These Employee volunteerism events ranged from planting trees to feeding the less fortunate to cleaning up communities.

 

Univision Communications Inc.

Univision LogoUnivision is the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States. Univision has consistently proven itself as a leader and innovator in the broadcast industry. In 1961, the first Spanish-language UHF station in the U.S. was started in San Antonio, Texas to serve the local Hispanic community. This station, KWEX, was part of Univision's predecessor, Spanish International Network (SIN), and today is a Univision owned and operated station. In 1970, Univision became the first U.S. network to provide live coverage of the World Cup soccer championship and six years later, Univision made history once again when it became the first U.S. broadcast television network to link its affiliates via satellite. In 1979, the Galavisión network was launched as the first Spanish-language cable network in the U.S. In 1981, Univision also became the first company in the U.S. authorized to receive programming from a foreign country via satellite.

Univision has supported NLCI from the beginning providing expertise, funding and resources to further the organization’s mission.

Operations include:

Univision Network - The leading Spanish-language broadcast television network, reaching 97% of all U.S. Hispanic television households.

TeleFutura Network - A general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 89% of U.S. Hispanic Households.

Galavisión - The leading Spanish-language cable television network, reaching 8 million U.S. Hispanic cable households.

Univision and TeleFutura Television Groups - The Univision Television Group is the owner and operator of 19 full-power and 8 low-power Univision Network. The TeleFutura Television Group is the owner and operator of 18 full-power and 13 low-power TeleFutura Network stations. The Univision Television Group is also the owner and operator of 3 full-power stations in Puerto Rico, and the owner of 1 full-power station in Bakersfield and 2 low-power stations in Sacramento.

Univision Radio - The largest Spanish-language radio broadcaster in the United States, which owns and/or programs 70 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 United States Hispanic markets and 5 stations in Puerto Rico.

Univision Interactive Media - Univision Interactive Media, is the digital division of Univision Communications Inc., the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Univision Communications Inc. owns and operates Univision Online, Inc., the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., located at www.univision.com, and Univision Móvil, delivering the industry's most comprehensive Spanish-language suite of mobile offerings, including in-show wireless integrations, mobile video, SMS and Premium SMS programs, mobile portals, mobile advertising and an extensive downloadable content catalog.

 

Walmart

Walmart LogoWalmart and the Walmart Foundation are proud to support initiatives that are helping people live better around the globe. In May 2010, Walmart and its Foundation made a historic pledge of $2 billion through 2015 to fight hunger in the U.S. The Walmart Foundation also supports education, workforce development, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness initiatives. To learn more, visit www.walmartfoundation.org.