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2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicole P. Muller, 17, of Charlottesville, Virginia, has been dedicated to eradicating hunger since learning that 30,000 individuals in her community needed food bank assistance. Muller is among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship by the Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc. Muller will be recognized at the Sodexo Foundation's...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Minor's determination to serve those who have served and his commitment to helping the less fortunate earned him recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Minor will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where he will also receive a $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of his choice, Bellingham Food...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerwin M. Higashi is co-founder of the Vertically Integrated Partnership (VIP), a coalition of farmers, food processors, food distributors and other food service companies working together to stop hunger in the Pacific Northwest. Higashi's commitment to helping those less fortunate earned him recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Higashi will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2002, Patty Johnson has been an active member of the Greater Chicago Food Depository's board of directors and that commitment to helping those less fortunate earned her recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Johnson will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where she will also receive a $5,000 grant for...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by a stranger's act of generosity, Julia Pipkins has worked for more than a decade to help families and children facing hunger. Her commitment to helping those less fortunate earned her recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Pipkins will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where she will also receive a...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Charmion Wood has been an integral part of the Capital Area Food Bank's volunteer team, instructing courses - 288 hours in all - that bring cooking skills and nutrition information to low-income populations at risk of hunger. Charmion's commitment to helping those less fortunate earned her recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Wood will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A stunning fifty-five percent of Camden N.J. residents live in poverty, with many at risk of hunger. Angel L. Gonzalez wants to change that. He devotes approximately 15 hours each week to preparing and serving food to homeless men and woman in his community. It's a commitment that has earned him recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Gonzalez will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travis Robinson, 19, of Taneytown, Maryland, is dedicated to eradicating hunger in his community and has been organizing regular food drives since 2007. His efforts have helped provide food to thousands in need of food bank assistance. Robinson is among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship from the Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo,...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Wilson's mission to help the hungry is a personal one and his commitment to helping those less fortunate earned him recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Wilson will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where he will also receive a $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of his choice, North Hills...

2011-06-09 13:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., named eight Sodexo employees as 2011 Heroes of Everyday Life for their exemplary efforts fighting hunger in America. Nominated by colleagues, friends, or employers, honorees will each receive a $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choosing. They will also be formally recognized at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner tonight in Washington, D.C....


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.