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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....

2014-01-02 23:32:38

Freestore Foodbank Receives $15,000 Grant from the Ohio hotel; Invites Guests and Cincinnati Community to Join Effort in #SHARINGJOY Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Downtown Cincinnati’s Hyatt Regency Hotel is sharing the joy with the Freestore Foodbank’s Power Pack program this holiday season, thanks to a $15,000 grant from the company’s Hyatt Community Grants philanthropic program. Hyatt Community Grants, a key component of Hyatt Thrive – Hyatt’s global corporate...

2013-12-19 23:00:58

Per Wickstrom, the CEO of leading addiction treatment center A Forever Recovery, has donated $15,000 on behalf of his organization to the Gleaners Community Food Bank. Together with a matching contribution from the food bank’s Board of Directors, the donation is enough to fill a semi truck full of food, and provide nourishing meals to 90,000 Detroiters who could not otherwise afford the food they need. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In an effort to help alleviate hunger and make the holiday...

2013-12-18 23:23:45

Randy Skinner, FEED 3 Exec Director, asks for help in providing food for children in Dallas who are dealing with hunger during the holidays. New Donation options available that will provide help and hope to local children. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 During the holidays, while most dream of Santa, tens of thousands of children in the Greater Dallas area will be hungry because they will not be in school. More than 80% of the children in the DISD depend on the school lunch program...

2013-12-12 12:24:02

Annual campaign supports Gleaners Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan to feed those in need WARREN, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generous Michiganders opened their hearts and their pantries this holiday season, donating 13,268 pounds of food as part of the 5(th) Annual Art Van Furniture and WXYZ-TV Together We Can community food drive benefitting Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. The canned food and nonperishable food items collected at Art Van Furniture...

2013-12-11 23:00:13

Foundation Financial Group has announced that employees from its Wichita Retail Branch Office, located at 11333 E. Kellogg Avenue #300, will be collecting nonperishable food donations during their annual holiday cookie exchange. FFG’s food drive will support the Salvation Army. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Foundation Financial Group has announced that employees from its Wichita Retail Branch Office, located at 11333 E. Kellogg Avenue #300, will be collecting nonperishable...

2013-12-11 08:32:34

ABC The View's Jenny McCarthy to Assist in the Collection of Canned Food Donations on December 12th, 2013 DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH), makers of Cold-EEZE(®) Cold Remedy and a leader in over-the-counter (OTC) natural cold remedies, has announced that for the second consecutive year it will support The Daily News Readers Care to Feed the Hungry Canned Food Drive (DNRC), a thirty-year tradition of collecting non-perishable food...

2013-12-04 12:27:42

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma has partnered with Watertree Health, a leading provider of FREE Prescription Discount Cards, to help fight hunger and to build healthier communities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130318/NY78695LOGO ) The two organizations found synergy in their missions: filling the emptiness caused by hunger and helping people afford vital medicines. Through this program, Watertree Health makes a...

2013-11-30 23:01:30

OxBlue, a leading producer of construction time-lapse movies, recently contributed construction camera services to Canstruction Atlanta. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 OxBlue, a leading producer of construction time-lapse movies, recently contributed construction camera services to Canstruction Atlanta. Canstruction is an international charity that hosts competitions and exhibitions showcasing highly creative, complex structures made entirely of canned food – all designed,...