Americold Donates $140,000 to Help Fight Childhood Hunger with Feed the Children

Americold Associates Collect 7,300 Toys for Children in Need

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD) (“Americold”), the world’s largest
publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation and development
of temperature-controlled warehouses, has partnered with Feed the
Children, a leading international nonprofit, to fight childhood hunger
and provide toys to vulnerable children across the U.S. The official
partnership was kicked off by an employee campaign and corporate
donation in which Americold raised a total of $140,000 that helped
provide meals for thousands of hungry children.

During the months of March and April, Americold challenged its
Associates to support a toy and game drive called March Gladness.
Americold’s North American sites participated in this initiative to
spread joy to children living below the poverty line, as well as support
the development of young children and promote the importance of
playtime. At the end of the campaign, employees donated more than 7,300
toys and bicycles for children, valued at approximately $75,000.

We’re excited about the future of our partnership with Feed the
Children,” said Fred Boehler, President and CEO of Americold. “Since
Americold manages more than 1 trillion food products every year, we are
very passionate about aligning our business with our commitment to
corporate social responsibility in a meaningful way. Our Associates care
deeply about the communities in which they live and work. By naming Feed
the Children as our official charity partner, we are joining the fight
against childhood hunger and providing resources to local communities
across the U.S.”

In addition to the funds raised by its Associates, Americold has
committed to hosting multiple Feed the Children Backpack Build events to
support local students in Title I schools. All backpacks will feature
items such as notebooks, pens, folders and other much-needed school
supplies. These supplies will support at-risk students across America
and help give them hope for a brighter future.

The two organizations will also host a community distribution event
where hundreds of local families will receive a 25-pound box of food; a
10-pound box of essentials such as shampoo, conditioner, lotion and
personal-care items; as well as additional items such as children’s

With the support of friends like Americold, every dollar given to Feed
the Children goes seven times as far to provide families with food,
hope, dignity and comfort. Feed the Children can maximize its efforts
and turn $1 into $7 thanks to generous corporate partners that provide
donations of food, school supplies and essentials throughout the year.

Feed the Children is proud to partner with Americold to help create a
world where no child goes to bed hungry,” said Travis Arnold, Feed the
Children president and CEO. “We know that when we combine our efforts we
will have a greater impact on the lives of families who need us
most—right here in America. Together, we can help provide children and
families with the essentials they need to flourish and break the cycle
of poverty.”

About Americold

Americold is the world’s largest owner and operator of
temperature-controlled, integrated infrastructure. Based in Atlanta,
Georgia, Americold owns and operates 179 temperature-controlled
warehouses, with over 1 billion refrigerated cubic feet of storage, in
the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Argentina.
Americold’s facilities are an integral component of the supply chain
connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to

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About Feed the Children

At Feed the Children, we feed hungry kids. We envision a world where no
child goes to bed hungry. In the U.S. and internationally, we are
dedicated to helping families and communities achieve stable lives and
to reducing the need for help tomorrow, while providing food and
resources to help them today. We distribute product donations from
corporate donors to local community partners, we provide support for
teachers and students, and we mobilize resources quickly to aid recovery
efforts when natural disasters strike. Internationally, we manage
child-focused community development programs in 10 countries. We welcome
partnerships because we know our work would not be possible without
collaborative relationships.

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Sean Tetpon – 404-426-0832

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