Latest FeedingNYC Stories

2010-11-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. the leading provider of online, real-time intelligent engagement solutions, and the privately funded not-for-profit organization FeedingNYC, are gearing up to provide and deliver Thanksgiving meals to 8,000 New York City families in need next Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Founded in 2001 by LivePerson CEO Robert LoCascio, FeedingNYC's mission is to supply turkey dinners to families in shelters throughout the five boroughs of...

2009-11-23 13:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FeedingNYC, a privately-funded, not-for-profit organization, today announced that it has garnered support from prominent local businesses to assemble and deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to more than 2,250 families in need, encompassing more than 9,000 people, throughout New York City. Program founder LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN) is joined this year by Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, FlatRate Moving, Manhattan Mini Storage, PalTalk, Wilmer...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'