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2014-08-19 16:29:14

Three-Year Grant to Serve Children in Weekend Power Pack Program With More Than 500,000 Healthy Meals RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to further support the health and wellbeing of the greater Triangle community, Bayer CropScience has announced a three-year, $300,000 grant from The Bayer USA Foundation to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. The grant will sustain seven Weekend Power Pack programs during this time....

2014-08-05 23:12:01

NorthStar Alarm hosts annual company food drive and collects 2,014 food items to help feed local families in need this summer. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 This past week, NorthStar hosted its annual summer food drive and collected 2,014 canned food items to benefit the Utah Food Bank and Provo Community Action Center. The company created a “California Dreamin’” themed inter-office competition for food donations that included physical competitions to earn more cans for their...

2014-07-29 23:01:19

MHS students harvest and deliver fresh produce to children during summer. HERSHEY, Pa. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Milton Hershey School® (MHS) has partnered with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to distribute fresh produce to local children living in needy communities. The school’s Agricultural and Environmental Education (AEE) interns are participating in the joint venture. “This collaboration between Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Milton Hershey School is a great example of...

2014-07-02 23:03:09

The doctors at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey are not the only members of the practice known to do great things for others. RMANJ’s Fun and Philanthropic Committee has put together several drives for all of their employees to participate, enabling them to give back to their local communities. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 NJ Top Docs Approved Practice, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) Helps the Community by Giving Back The doctors at...

2014-07-02 16:24:42

DETROIT, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) announced today that it is making 6,000 gallons of fresh drinking water available to Detroit residents. In addition, Gleaners has secured an additional truck load of water from Nestle Waters North America and AmeriCares to make available to Detroiters who may need it. The drinking water will be available at designated Gleaners partner agencies located throughout the city. Residents...

2014-06-26 20:22:14

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 49 million Americans who live in food-insecure households, according to Feeding America, and this includes 16 million children. Which makes the following number equally compelling - almost 500 thousand meals and counting, made possible through a partnership between local Food Banks across the country and Watertree Health, a company that distributes free Prescription Discount Cards. Logo -...

2014-06-23 12:25:28

In its second year, The Mars Agency and its affiliate companies will volunteer with Gleaners Community Food Bank and Summer in the City for company-wide service initiative. SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading shopper marketing agency, The Mars Agency, will spend its 2014 Global Citizenship Day with Gleaners Community Food Bank and Summer in the City. As part of The Mars Agency's Start Small initiative, the company's 300 employees will donate over 2,000 hours of...

2014-06-17 23:02:47

As Florida Dairy Farmers recognizes National Dairy Month, 'The Great American Milk Drive’ makes it easy to give a gallon. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing in Florida’s food banks. June is National Dairy Month, and the dairy industry has partnered with Feeding America® to help get nutritious and much-needed milk to those in need through The Great American Milk Drive. According to Feeding America,...

2014-06-04 12:20:37

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help bring awareness to the problem of hunger throughout Arizona communities during the summer months, Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is sponsoring a company-wide food drive to benefit the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance's Summer Food Service Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140129/LA54793LOGO-b Always raising the bar, the AngelMedFlight staff is dedicated to making a difference in their local communities. The...

2014-06-02 16:28:34

OLYMPIA, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger (NWFFH) has launched a month long Cash/Food Drive that responds to the 'need for food' during summer months when school breakfast and lunch programs are suspended. Last year more than 700,000 children In Washington and Oregon public schools qualified for free or reduced-price lunches. Northwest Dairy Farmers are leading the June dairy month cash/food drive in Washington and Oregon with food collection...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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