DRIVE TO FEED

DRIVE TO FEED
Nutra Blend is committed to the agriculture industry and the people that agriculture serves. Nutra Blend’s philanthropic efforts center around an initiative - feeding hungry children, both here in the U.S., around the world. This effort is also dedicated to the promotion and advocacy of modern agriculture in its role to providing a safe, affordable and sustainable food supply to a growing population. 

From this initiative derives three missions, Drive the Message, Drive to Feed Kids and Drive: No Boundaries. Nutra Blend works with its dedicated customers and suppliers to make these missions into a movement of commitment, accomplishing big goals to help feed hungry children today while educating society on the truth of modern agriculture so that children won’t go hungry tomorrow.


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DRIVE TO FEED: THREE MISSIONS, ONE MOVEMENT

A HISTORY OF DRIVE TO FEED

In 2013, Nutra Blend created the Chew on This tour. We turned a tractor-trailer into a mobile theater and took it around the country, showing videos that dispelled the myths and misconceptions about our food supply and educating that hunger is the biggest killer in the world today. Hundreds of thousands visited our mobile theater, each leaving with more knowledge on modern agriculture and its amazing practices to feed a hungry world. 

In 2014, Nutra Blend launched Drive to Feed Kids, a program where Nutra Blend joins with customers and suppliers to help feed food insecure children in their local communities. Millions of meals have been provided to food insecure kids across the U.S. However, our efforts to feed hungry children should not be limited by our nation’s borders.

In 2015, Chew on This evolved from a mobile theater to the big screen. Drive the Message was born with the unveiling of the made-for-TV film, "Ivy League Farmer." From there, a second movie, "Where the Fast Lane Ends" and television show "Chasing Down Madison Brown" was introduced.

In 2016, Nutra Blend decided to take Drive to Feed one step further. During the 2016 Nutra Blend Customer Rewards Trip in St. Maarten, the Drive: No Boundaries mission was introduced as a fundraising effort to help hungry children across the world, starting with Haiti. During this launch, the inaugural Drive: No Boundaries live and silent auction was performed. This one incredible night raised more than $1.4 million for a nonprofit organization, Meds and Food for Kids, in Haiti.

Drive to Feed has grown exponentially through the support and partnership of the agriculture community. Through these missions, modern agriculture is reaching society in its true, positive light. Through these missions, hungry children across the world and right here in the U.S. are receiving the food they desperately need. Together, these three missions have turned into a unified movement with a bright future ahead.

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West Tennessee Shoot for Hunger

West Tennessee Shoot for Hunger

07 Jun - 07 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by:
Tennessee Farmers Co-op
Tosh Farms

Sponsored by:
Tennessee Farmers Co-op
Tosh Farms
Snack Pak 4 Kids

Snack Pak 4 Kids

22 Jun - 22 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Snack Pak 4 Kids
Eaton, CO Golf Tournament

Snack Pak 4 Kids
Eaton, CO Golf Tournament
Maschhoffs Drive To Feed Kids BBQ & Concert Fundraiser

Maschhoffs Drive To Feed Kids BBQ & Concert Fundraiser

07 Jul - 07 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by: Maschhoffs (Carlyle, IL)

Sponsored by: Maschhoffs (Carlyle, IL)
Smith Farmers Co-op/Co-Ed Softball Tournament

Smith Farmers Co-op/Co-Ed Softball Tournament

21 Jul - 21 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

JD Heiskell/Drive to Feed Kids Dinner & Auction

JD Heiskell/Drive to Feed Kids Dinner & Auction

10 Aug - 10 Aug 2018 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sponsored by: JD Heiskell and Nutra Blend, LLC
Location:
Heritage Complex
4500 S Laspina Stree...

Sponsored by: JD Heiskell and Nutra Blend, LLC
Location:
Heritage Complex
4500 S Laspina Street
Tulare, CA
Social Hour: 5:00 PM
Dinner: 6:30 PM with auction to follow
Kicken Childhood Hunger Gala

Kicken Childhood Hunger Gala

17 Aug - 17 Aug 2018 | 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sponsor: Stillwater Milling
Stillwater, OK

Sponsor: Stillwater Milling
Stillwater, OK
Unite to Fight (Back Pack Buddies)

Unite to Fight (Back Pack Buddies)

18 Aug - 18 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Unite to Fight (Back Pack Buddies)
Fort Dodge, IA
Sponsored by: NEW Coop (Fort Dodge)

Unite to Fight (Back Pack Buddies)
Fort Dodge, IA
Sponsored by: NEW Coop (Fort Dodge)
No Kid Hungry

No Kid Hungry

25 Aug - 25 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

No Kid Hungry
Sponsored by: Wellman Produce
Wellman, IA

No Kid Hungry
Sponsored by: Wellman Produce
Wellman, IA
CVS Drive To Feed Kids Fundraiser Auction

CVS Drive To Feed Kids Fundraiser Auction

28 Aug - 28 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by: Carthage Vet Service

Sponsored by: Carthage Vet Service
CPC Banquet/Drive to Feed KIds Fundraiser Auction

CPC Banquet/Drive to Feed KIds Fundraiser Auction

05 Sep - 05 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored: CPC Commodities (Fountain Run, KY)

Sponsored: CPC Commodities (Fountain Run, KY)
Stone Soul Picnic

Stone Soul Picnic

09 Sep - 09 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Stone Soul Picnic
NE Iowa Food Band Back Pack Lunch and Kids Cafe
Cedar Falls, IA
Sponsored by Viaf...

Stone Soul Picnic
NE Iowa Food Band Back Pack Lunch and Kids Cafe
Cedar Falls, IA
Sponsored by: Viafield (Elgin); Five Star Coop (New Hampton); ECI Coop (Jesup); Sinclair Elevator (Parkersburg)
     
River Valley Coop Drive to Feed Kids Picnic

River Valley Coop Drive to Feed Kids Picnic

16 Sep - 16 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Location: Clarence, Iowa
NB salesperson: John Charley

Location: Clarence, Iowa
NB salesperson: John Charley
KNS Drive To Feed Kids Banquet & Fundraiser

KNS Drive To Feed Kids Banquet & Fundraiser

21 Sep - 21 Sep 2018 | 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by: Kentucky Nutrition Service (Lawrenceburg, KY)

Sponsored by: Kentucky Nutrition Service (Lawrenceburg, KY)
Middle Tennessee Shoot for Hunger

Middle Tennessee Shoot for Hunger

27 Sep - 27 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by: Tennessee Farmers Co-op

Sponsored by: Tennessee Farmers Co-op
Imperial Premix Drive to Feed Kids Brawley/Imperial Thanksgiving Boxes

Imperial Premix Drive to Feed Kids Brawley/Imperial Thanksgiving Boxes

13 Nov - 13 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Sponsored by: Imperial Premix Feeds
Imperial, CA
Time: TBD

Sponsored by: Imperial Premix Feeds
Imperial, CA
Time: TBD
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