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2014-01-21 16:21:38

CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today expressed concern that millions of low-income families will have a tough time choosing between paying high heating bills and providing food for their families this winter. "The high cost of heat this winter due to prolonged and brutal cold spells will strain many household budgets and send more people to food pantries, soup kitchens and other...

2013-11-04 12:25:52

Includes up to $500,000 in Grant Prizes from Yum! Brands Foundation for U.S. Hunger Relief Charities MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and Lift a Life Foundation announced today the launch of the second annual "Lead2Feed: The World Hunger Leadership Challenge" in cooperation with Yum! Brands Foundation to encourage middle and high school students to hone their leadership skills through projects that focus on solving hunger, locally or globally. Students...

2013-05-02 08:40:55

AKRON, Ohio, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From bake sales to salad bars to online auctions and donations of cash and canned goods, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) employees contributed the equivalent of more than 2.6 million meals during the recently completed 2013 Harvest for Hunger campaign. Overall, FirstEnergy employees raised more than $356,000 and contributed approximately 69 tons of food to local food banks and hunger centers, the equivalent of approximately 168 meals for each of the...

2013-04-02 12:31:07

Hunger Hero award publicly recognizes six exemplary charitable partners for their role in providing for hungry neighbors in the heartland SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Harvest Heartland, a member of Feeding America and one of the nation's largest food banks, is pleased today to announce the recipients of its fourth annual Hunger Hero award, an award created to honor and recognize organizational partners who make a compassionate and transformational impact...

2013-02-26 12:24:56

Child Hunger Ends Here Campaign Provides An Easy Way for Consumers to Help Kids Struggling with Hunger in the U.S. OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in five children(1) and more than one in three Latino children(2) in this country may not know where their next meal is coming from. Children who experience even intermittent struggles with hunger may suffer serious, long-term consequences to their health, well-being and educational achievement.(1) ConAgra...

2012-10-15 11:26:05

"Together, We Are Feeding America"--New Feeding America and Ad Council PSAs Raise Awareness About the 1 in 6 Americans Facing Hunger CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Together we are Feeding America" is the message of a new series of radio public service advertisements (PSAs) unveiled today by Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, and the Ad Council. The PSAs feature music mogul and entrepreneur 50 Cent, best-selling author and...

2012-09-18 10:25:46

Leading Feeding America partners will join forces to fight hunger in Walmart's "Fighting Hunger Together" fall initiative CHICAGO, Sept. 18 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's leading anti-hunger organization made up of over 200 food banks nationwide, is pleased to announce that six of their leading corporate partners will use their collective power to help raise awareness of hunger in the United States this fall. The partners - ConAgra Foods, General Mills,...

2012-06-27 06:24:11

Event Raises Awareness About Free Summer Meals, Learning and Recreational Activities Mayor and Share Our Strength Kick off Baltimore Partnership to End Childhood Hunger BALTIMORE, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign, the Family League of Baltimore City, the Baltimore Housing Authority, Maryland Hunger Solutions, and other organizations to help raise...

2012-06-26 02:25:34

OMAHA, Neb., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, country music artist Kellie Pickler joins the fight against child hunger in the United States by serving as the national spokesperson for the ConAgra Foods Foundation Hunger-Free Summer program. The joint effort between the ConAgra Foods Foundation and Feeding America helps provide children with access to nutritious meals, especially in the summer. Pickler will kick off the third year of the program by visiting Nashville's Second Harvest...

2012-06-04 06:25:23

More than 1 in 5 children face hunger CHICAGO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today by Feeding America® shows that children continue to struggle with hunger in every county in the nation. More than 1,000 counties have more than one in four children who are at risk of hunger. The study, "Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity 2012" gives a one-of-a-kind look at the occurrence of child food insecurity in the U.S. at a county level. The report--along with...