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2014-04-16 08:23:49

Offers Solutions and How-To Advice for Manufacturers, Retailers and Restaurants WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today an alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill. The Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit was produced by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), a cross-sector industry initiative led by the Food...

2014-04-04 23:41:45

YouGiveGoods.com unveils the April 2014 Healthy Baby Online Supplies Campaign. A series of virtual supply and food drives raising goods nonprofits need to directly impact low-income babies' quality of life. Mendham, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 According to the National Center for Children in Poverty, there are approximately 11 million infants and toddlers living in low-income families in the United States. 3 million living in poverty. Almost all are facing multiple threats that will...

2014-03-28 23:03:20

Tyson Foods and LULAC donated nearly 32,000 pounds of food to food banks in Milwaukee in order to help address hunger disparities in the area. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Today, Tyson Foods and LULAC donated nearly 32,000 pounds of food to food banks in Milwaukee in order to help address hunger disparities in the area. Attending the donation event, were representatives from Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, UMOS Inc., Racine County Food Bank, Waukesha Food Pantry, and the...

2014-03-24 12:23:11

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company, through its Home Runs for Food program with the Tampa Bay Rays, on Saturday, March 22 donated $12,000 to the Harry Chapin Food Bank to help feed hungry families in Charlotte County. Sean Butler, Vice President, Human Resources for Mosaic and Kaley Miller, Manager of Communications, joined by Charlotte County Commissioner Christopher Constance, presented a check to Al Brislain, president and CEO of the Harry...

2014-03-06 16:23:15

Annual Program Will Raise Funds for Local Food Pantries HOMER, Mich., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PS Food Mart Charities is proud to announce the launch of the( )fifth annual "Fight Hunger Give Hope" campaign in support of local food banks. From March 3 through March 16, 31 participating PS Food Mart stores in Michigan and Ohio will join together with a goal to raise more than $50,000 to help local food banks feed families in need across the region. PS Food Mart Charities was...

2014-02-26 16:28:11

March is National Nutrition Month CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, a network of more than 200 food banks, today announced significant new achievements in its efforts to increase the quantity and quality of the food its food banks provide to Americans living at risk of hunger. The announcement was made to coincide with the launch of National Nutrition Month®, a nutrition education and information campaign celebrated each March by the Academy of Nutrition and...

2014-02-13 23:02:51

Forbes Living TV show staff spent a company paid volunteer day giving back to the community with The Need to Feed organization. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Forbes Living TV is proud to announce that it will once again join forces with The Need to Feed in its quest to address poverty by teaching sustainability skills through community gardening and culinary programs. After the rousing success of last summer’s trip to The Need to Feed’s community garden in Pompano,...

2014-02-06 12:21:00

FitzMark Announces Partnership With Local Food Bank For Canned Food Drive INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FitzMark, Inc. has partnered with Gleaners Food Bank to launch a canned food drive, or "CAN-struction" project to start off the 2014 New Year. Lead by their Giving Back Committee, the logistics company has decided to dedicate their time and energy toward a long term project of collecting non-perishable food items and engineering a replica of the 'driving' feature of...

2014-01-28 12:30:36

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement attributable to Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America: "Feeding America strongly opposes the $8.6 billion cut to SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) included in the final version of the farm bill, which Congress is expected to vote on tomorrow. The bill would cause an estimated 850,000 low-income households to lose an average $90 in monthly benefits; and which follows an approximately $11 billion cut to SNAP...

2014-01-09 23:25:42

Equity Management's annual food drive collected enough food to fill their entire conference room. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 In December, Equity Management collected enough nonperishable food to fill their entire conference room. The food collected has been donated to The Maryland Food Bank, an affiliate of Feeding America. In addition to the donations to Maryland Food Bank, boxes of food were given to several Equity managed properties with residents in need of assistance....


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