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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....

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...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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