FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Outnumber Hunger?
Outnumber Hunger is a partnership between General Mills, Feeding America and Big Machine Label Group to help Feeding America secure millions of meals on behalf of local food banks. During last year alone, Outnumber Hunger helped secure over 6 million meals!
How does it work?
For every code you enter by March 1, 2014, we will donate $0.65 to Feeding America – enough to secure 5 meals on behalf of local food banks. Maximum total donation of $1,300,000. We have already donated $700,000. We will donate up to an additional $600,000 based on online code entry and other consumer actions.
Where's the code?
Codes are located on the back or side of specially marked General Mills packages. See the participating brands.
Why do I have identical codes?
Some codes are identical, and it's okay to enter one from each package you have.
How do I get more codes?
Get more codes by purchasing specially marked packages of these participating brands. Return to www.outnumberhunger.com to enter more codes and help Feeding America secure more meals.
When do I have to enter my codes?
All codes must be entered by March 1, 2014.
Can I enter more than one code?
Up to 10 codes from participating General Mills brands can be entered per day, per person, per email address. If you have more than 10 codes from other participating General Mills brands, please come back another day to enter them.
Why doesn't my code from last year work?
All codes from last year's packages expired March 1, 2013. Please check your package for additional details.
Why did the number of meals secured in the counter change from last year to this year?
Outnumber Hunger is excited to continue to help local communities in the fight against hunger. Over the course of the program we've helped Feeding America secure over 6 million meals, and we're excited to be tracking this year's meals from zero! Check back frequently to see how you and others have helped make a difference in the fight against hunger!
Are there other ways to help Outnumber Hunger besides entering codes from participating General Mills products?
Yes, throughout the campaign there will be other ways you can help Feeding America® secure meals on behalf of local food banks. Learn more here, and check back often for announcements of other ways to help Outnumber Hunger.
How do other activations help Outnumber Hunger?
Each consumer activation will help Feeding America secure meals for local food banks and will be based on detailed terms and conditions in the specific offer. For every code you enter by March 1, 2014, we will donate $0.65 to Feeding America – enough to secure 5 meals on behalf of local food banks. Maximum total donation of $1,300,000. We have already donated $700,000. We will donate up to an additional $600,000 based on online code entry and other consumer actions.
Why partner with Feeding America®?
Feeding America is the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief charity serving the entire United States. Through Feeding America's network of more than 200 member food banks, we are able to help make a difference in communities across America.
Why partner with BMLG?
Big Machine Label Group and their participating artists help to drive awareness of hunger in America and support Outnumber Hunger.
Who can participate?
We need everyone to help Outnumber Hunger, and anyone can participate.
How do I participate?
Visit the How to Help Page to learn how you can help Outnumber Hunger in your community.
Is there a maximum donation General Mills will make to Feeding America®?
The maximum total donation is $1,300,000. General Mills has already donated $700,000. General Mills will donate up to an additional $600,000 based on online code entry and other consumer actions.
When will Feeding America® receive donations?
General Mills will make regular payments throughout the promotion, with its final payment on or before April 30, 2014.
How do I find my local food bank?
By entering your ZIP code and clicking “Find It” on the code entry page, you're able to find the food bank serving your community.
Can I choose a food bank that's not in my local area?
Yes, you can enter a ZIP code for anywhere in the United States–even if it’s not your local area.
Can I change the food
bank I chose?
Once the ZIP code has been entered and the code submitted, we’re not able to change the location.