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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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