Employees at Constellation Brands led the third annual Nourishing Neighbors initiative to help fight hunger in local communities. The initiative ran from October 24-28 and more than 1,040 employees from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and New Zealand took paid time off to volunteer at local food banks. Volunteer participation increased by 42 percent compared to 2015. Company and employee monetary donations totaled $100,000, also an increase of 42 percent from the previous year. The company collected more than 84,000 pounds of food to distribute to local food banks as well.