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2012-12-24 05:01:41

AEPG Wealth Strategies, a leading provider of Comprehensive Wealth Management services in Warren, NJ, continues to support the fundraising efforts for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Warren, NJ (PRWEB) December 23, 2012 AEPG® Wealth Strategies began their efforts to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy back on Friday, November 9, 2012, when employees packed up founder & president, Steven W. Kaye's, truck with over 250lbs of food, drinks, toiletries to donate to the Hillside Food...

2012-12-18 08:24:03

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion is donating an additional $225,000 to area food banks and food pantries to help feed people in need during the holidays, bringing this year's total to more than $425,000. "The ongoing weak economy has put many out of work and in need of basic necessities such as food, shelter and medical care," said Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dominion. "As we celebrate our blessings during this holiday...

2012-12-14 05:02:10

CityRoof users can now rate food bank or shelters on a 5-star scale, and give written evaluations for each location as well. Each food bank or homeless shelter´s ranking will be the average score of every review. Users will additionally be able to judge the helpfulness of each review, and are also given the option to check in or upload photos of the facility. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 CityRoof (http://www.cityroof.org), a homeless social network that connects homeless...

2012-12-04 12:21:05

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CH2M HILL's Albuquerque office recently chaired the fourth annual Albuquerque Canstruction(®) event with other local businesses and organizations to benefit Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico. Canstruction is a trademarked design-build competition founded by the Society for Design Administration (SDA). The theme for this year's event was "New Mexico Centennial" in honor of the 100th anniversary of New Mexico becoming a state. Held at Sandia...

2012-11-23 08:20:10

TROY, Mich., Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Suburban Collection, for the second consecutive year, is again assisting Gleaners Community Food Bank in November by accepting food donations at their dealership locations throughout southeastern Michigan. In addition to seeking food donations, the Troy-based automotive group is encouraging their employees and customers to make a financial donation to assist Gleaners' "Give a Hand for the Holidays" campaign. For every dollar raised, Gleaners'...

2012-11-19 16:26:07

HILLSIDE, N.J., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving is just days away, and those residing in New Jersey and New York who struggled before Hurricane Sandy are under even greater stress to put food on the table this holiday season and beyond. Many people are struggling simply to restock their refrigerators from what was lost in the storm. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) - the largest food bank in the state - has been working to feed those who might otherwise go without...

2012-11-08 04:20:13

PHOENIX, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul is asking for your help with donating 10,000 meals to St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance! Now through Thanksgiving, for every "Like" received on the U-Haul Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/uhaul U-Haul will donate one meal to the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) "U-Haul and St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance have a long standing relationship built upon the simple principle that we...

2012-10-03 06:20:26

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia employees at 45 production sites and technical and customer centers across North America donated 660,000 pounds of non-perishable items to local food banks as the company's annual food drive soared past its initial goal by 392 percent. Food collected throughout September as part of the FUELS (Faurecia Unites with Employees for Local Service) program, now in its third year, will provide nearly 730,000 meals to needy families in...

2012-08-16 06:21:39

LEMONT, Ill., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 11(th) year in a row, the CITGO Lemont Refinery Community Action Team (CCAT), found a way to spread Christmas joy this summer by collecting food and household goods for eight area food pantries and domestic violence shelters. From July 12 through Aug. 1, 2012, CCAT members placed boxes at designated collection sites throughout the refinery grounds, and asked employees to donate any toiletries, linens, school supplies, or food they could...

2012-08-14 06:28:47

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Current version of the House Agriculture Committee's Farm Bill cuts $16.5 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, commonly known as "Food Stamps"), which provides nutrition assistance to millions of low-income individuals. The proposed cuts would remove two to three million individuals from the SNAP program; an additional 500,000 households would have their SNAP benefits cut by an average $90 per month; and...