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2013-05-21 16:24:31

CHICAGO, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prophet, a leading brand and marketing consultancy, has announced a brand repositioning and identity refresh for the Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago's food bank. The Greater Chicago Food Depository tapped Prophet to better leverage its brand to mobilize the public to end hunger. Prophet began a comprehensive brand assessment in 2012, conducting a 500-person survey and more than 50 in-person interviews with constituents. The research quickly...

2013-05-20 23:15:52

Community rallies to stamp out hunger. Denton, TX (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 In its 21st year, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) hosted a highly successful nationwide food drive “Stamp Out Hunger.” WOLMED, a Denton-based pain relief clinic, proudly supported the local drive with their donation of $1000. That resulted in the equivalent of 4,000 pounds of food donated to the cause. This year, the local drive–which benefits the Denton Community Food Center, the...

2013-05-16 12:30:34

Company rallied partners to collect thousands of food items while emphasizing the importance of nutrition CINCINNATI, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint), one of the largest, fastest growing independent home infusion therapy companies in the United States, conducted its annual food drive through the month of April at its twenty-five locations in nine states. The campaign helps the less fortunate in the communities where CarePoint operates. Called the "Got...

2013-04-22 16:23:52

Donations Critical in This Difficult Economy; Effort Will Help Feed Needy Families in All 50 States WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 21(st) annual food drive to combat hunger on Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/DC78673LOGO) It is the...

2013-04-18 23:19:55

About 60,000 veterans sleep on the streets or in homeless shelters every night, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Utica, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Feed Our Vets, a nonprofit organization dedicated to stocking food pantries across the nation in the battle against hunger among U.S. veterans, is advocating increased public support and long-term planning to meet the basic needs of military men and women who are homeless, living in shelters, or unable to adequately...

2013-04-03 08:23:08

Local CITGO Marketer Raises More than $66,000 for Area Food Banks HOMER, Mich., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based CITGO Marketer Folk Oil raised more than $66,000 for local food banks through its fourth annual "Fight Hunger. Give Hope." campaign. From March 1 through March 15, 31 PS Food Mart stores in Michigan and Ohio focused their efforts on selling $1 and $5 paper hearts to benefit the South Central Michigan Food Bank, Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank and several...

2013-03-18 23:02:51

Thousands of people went by the Feed Our Vets booth during the 11 hours it was set up in the midst of the pedestrian mall, with many stopping to lend encouragement and learn about ways they can help meet the needs of poverty-stricken Veterans and their families. Utica, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Feed Our Vets, a nonprofit organization dedicated to stocking food pantries across the nation in the battle against hunger among U.S. Veterans, became part of the hustle and bustle of New York...

2013-02-28 12:21:57

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friday's snowstorm did not stop passionate volunteers from making a difference in the movement to end hunger. Over the weekend of February 22nd-24th, the third annual Drive To Serve community service event sponsored by the Luther Family of Dealerships brought together an estimated 3,000 volunteers to package 1,105,272 nutritious, vitamin fortified meals for Stop Hunger Now. That is enough meals to feed 3,028 hungry children for a year!...

2013-01-18 23:03:27

LAWgical, the company behind various legal support brands, was able to join with 38 other companies to raise over 3,000 items to various charities across the country. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Over the holiday season and into the new year, LAWgical, the company behind various legal support brands including ServeNow.com, PInow.com, and AboutBail.com, conducted a virtual canned food drive with other members of the legal community. Members of the legal community joined the LAWgical...

2013-01-08 05:02:54

The agency points specifically to the residents of Utica, NY, for working together throughout 2012 to keep the shelves stocked at the community´s food pantry, and raise money to help homeless and hungry veterans in the region. Utica, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Feed Our Vets (http://www.feedourvets.org), a nonprofit organization dedicated to stocking food pantries across the nation in the battle against hunger among U.S. veterans, is applauding a New York community for its commitment...