Latest food rescue Stories

2014-07-14 12:28:12

America's Peanut Farmers Honor Those Who Give Feeding Organizations a Boost ATLANTA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With school out for summer, many American families will face the challenge of making sure their children don't go hungry. In addition, food banks often deal with a shortage of donations during the warmer months. To help highlight these issues and encourage giving, the National Peanut Board has launched Fuel for Food Banks. The program honors leaders of community hunger...

2013-10-30 23:34:13

Just days before Halloween, a team of SDDCO CPAs and staffers collected nearly 6,000 pounds of fresh food for New York's needy by sponsoring a City Harvest truck stocking event. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The SDDCO Group (SDDCO), provider of outsourced accounting and compliance services, volunteered for New York’s City Harvest—the “world’s first food rescue organization”—dedicated to feeding the city’s hungry for 30 years. On a crisp October evening, just...

2011-11-11 08:00:00

Legacy Infiniti and Legacy Automart give back to the community. Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 Legacy Infiniti and Legacy Automart are holding a Thanksgiving food drive beginning today, Wednesday November 9, 2011. This event coincides with the release of their new website LegacyHelps.org. Legacyâs owner, John Chmela, has chosen City Harvest to partner with for this special event. âœCity Harvest is an organization that came highly recommended as...

2010-12-30 07:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its on-going commitment to support the communities where it does business, supercenter chain Meijer has announced it will donate 35 reconditioned semi-tractors to local food banks, academic organizations and law enforcement throughout the Midwest. The announcement was made today by Rick Keyes, executive vice president of supply chain operations and manufacturing for the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer. (Photo:...

2009-11-03 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Koenigsberg, CEO and Founder of Horizon Media, has donated $182,000 to City Harvest, the world's first food rescue organization dedicated to feeding New York City's hungry men, women, and children. He was joined by Alison Fahey, Publisher and Editorial Director of Adweek, to present the check to Jilly Stephens, Executive Director at City Harvest, at a press conference held on November 2nd at Duffy Square in Times Square, attended by over 200 Horizon...

2009-03-09 07:00:00

OAK PARK, Mich., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Forgotten Harvest, metro Detroit's only mobile food rescue organization, has appointed Jason H. Vines to the newly created position of Senior Advancement Director. Vines will direct Forgotten Harvest's development and communications activities. Vines is very familiar with the organization, having served on the Board of Directors for the past four years. He has resigned from the Board of Directors upon taking the new position. "It's an amazing...

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