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2013-11-27 23:30:03

Families are struggling to put food on the table for the holidays, and food banks are in need of more donations before the holidays. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The holidays are here! This is the time for food, fun and family, but for the 325,000 people who are considered “food insecure” the holidays may be a hungry one. Cuts in food stamps have put a high demand on food banks to help feed the hungry, and the fact that about 45 million pounds of food is moved each year in...

2013-11-27 23:26:28

Annual Fundraising Campaign Supports the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York’s Backpack Program Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Thousands of people in our local communities face food insecurity and hunger throughout the year, but with the help of organizations like the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, many of those who might otherwise go without food have a place to turn. That is why CDPHP® is proud to once again support the Regional Food Bank’s BackPack...

2013-11-20 23:23:15

Gleaners selects Billhighway's Enterprise Financial Management Platform. Troy, MI (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Billhighway, creator of cloud-based automation software that simplifies finance and fundraising operations, proudly welcomes Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) as a client. Billhighway is implementing its Enterprise solution at Gleaners, providing payment processing and integration with donor management and accounting systems. Gleaners, who will...

2013-11-13 23:02:22

Food Drive to Collect Food for Needy Families (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 In an effort to help those in need, Hawthorne CAT has teamed with the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, Mission Valley YMCA and San Diego State University Athletics to collect needed food items for the San Diego community. Hawthorne CAT’s Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, David Ness, said, “As the number of people in need continues to grow in San Diego, our goal is to help collect food items for the...

2013-11-12 08:29:58

- More than 55,000 Came Out to Help Eat. Drink. End Hunger. at #NYCWFF - NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2013 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE raised over $1 million this year for Food Bank For New York City and Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry(®) campaign. More than 55,000 guests attended the Festival's 100-plus events October 17 - 20 to sip, swirl and savor world-class wines, spirits and cuisine served up...

2013-10-31 12:26:29

- Today, join local trick-or-treaters as they rally around We Scare Hunger, helping bring local hunger issues to life MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: More than 140 schools throughout Minnesota are supporting Free The Children's We Scare Hunger campaign, made possible by the General Mills Foundation. The annual school-driven campaign aims to raise awareness for and support local hunger issues by encouraging young people to trick-or-treat for non-perishable food items, instead...

2013-10-24 23:21:35

Real Living has planned an exciting event with various ways in which they will be collecting food to be distributed to the local San Diego County food banks. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Every year Real Living Lifestyles agents join together for a day of community service. This year they are partnering with Move For Hunger - a year round moving service that connects with relocation companies across the country. The movers volunteer to come by and pick up non-perishable food...

2013-10-18 12:20:55

CITGO Community Action Team Collects Food Donations to Support Six Local Food Pantries LEMONT, Ill., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Community Action Team (CCAT), the employee community volunteer team at the CITGO Lemont Refinery, continued its dedication to help those in need by organizing a Fall Food Drive benefiting six area food pantries. From September 11-25, CCAT members placed boxes at designated collection sites throughout the refinery grounds and asked employees and...

2013-10-06 23:01:01

Three of the award-winning program’s staff use their company paid volunteer day off to help plant food for the food insecure in the local area. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 Viewpoints Industry TV is pleased to announce three of its employees used their paid volunteer day off to work for Need to Feed, Inc., a local organization which grows and provides produce for the county’s hungry population. Broward County, where the show is headquartered, has nearly 300,000...

2013-10-03 16:20:17

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1.1 million meals were donated to local food banks across North America in September as part of Faurecia North America's corporate-giving initiative, Faurecia Unites with Employees for Local Service (FUELS). Faurecia and its employees have provided more than 2.4 million meals since the program began in 2010. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...