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2014-10-01 08:27:31

- Tickets to Signature Tastings Still Available - NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seventh annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is known for its large-scale tastings in celebration of some of America's favorite foods. This year is no exception, with the Festival's central hub at Pier 94 and the Esurance Rooftop at Pier 92 hosting seven events, each highlighting some of the country's most popular dishes prepared...

2014-09-30 12:27:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The states with the highest proportion of hungry and poor people are in the South, according to a Bread for the World analysis of the latest U.S. Census data. Several states in the region account for large portions of the more than 49 million Americans who were at risk of hunger and 45 million Americans who lived in poverty last year. The states with the highest percentage of food insecurity, or hunger, are Arkansas (21.2...

2014-09-26 20:21:37

30th Annual Boston Film Festival to support efforts of Greater Boston Food Bank and foodtweeks(TM) to end hunger in Eastern Massachusetts STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- foodtweeks(TM) is a free mobile app that allows its users to feed the hungry through conscious weight management decisions and a nationwide network of food banks. One such food bank, The Greater Boston Food Bank in Boston, MA, has recently teamed up with foodtweeks(TM) and the 30(th) Boston...

2014-09-26 12:26:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America is today mourning the loss of Sister Christine Vladimiroff, OSB, who served as president and CEO of the charity from 1991 to 1998, when the organization was known under a former name, Second Harvest. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126271 Vladimiroff, a Benedictine nun, died on Sept. 25, in Erie, Pennsylvania. She was 74. "We are very sad to learn of the passing of Sister Christine," said Bob Aiken,...

2014-09-24 23:03:07

Square Cow Movers has once again teamed up with the Move for Hunger organization to help clients donate 82lbs of food to the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Square Cow Movers has just made an 82lb food donation to Capital Area Food Bank of Texas thanks to their generous clientele. It is enough food for 68 meals that will go to people in real need. The donation is part of the Move for Hunger organization’s ongoing effort to fill food banks across...

2014-09-24 16:27:21

Online voting campaign can result in $60,000 ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public can help the Atlanta Community Food Bank win a $60,000 grant from Walmart as part of "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." A nationwide campaign that has been launched at food banks across the country. Now through October 5, customers can visit www.walmart.com/fighthunger to cast one vote per day that will help direct funds to participating Feeding America food banks - like the...

2014-09-24 16:23:43

30th Annual Boston Film Festival to support efforts of Greater Boston Food Bank and foodtweeks(TM) to end hunger in Eastern Massachusetts STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- foodtweeks(TM) is a free mobile app that allows its users to feed the hungry through conscious weight management decisions and a nationwide network of food banks. One such food bank, The Greater Boston Food Bank in Boston, MA, has recently teamed up with foodtweeks(TM) and the 30(th) Boston...

2014-09-23 16:25:49

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) presented a $70,000 donation to Feeding America Tampa Bay (FATB) at a pre-game ceremony on Sept. 19, as an outgrowth of its Home Runs for Food partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays. The on-field presentation featured Mosaic representatives and 14 local food bank partners in central Florida displaying a 15 x 30 foot banner announcing the Home Runs for Food donation amount....

2014-09-19 12:26:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the House and Senate yesterday each introduced legislation to authorize the Feed the Future Initiative. The House's Feed the Future Global Food Security Act of 2014 and the Senate's Global Food Security Act of 2014 were introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), respectively. The bills are cosponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) and Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and...

2014-09-16 16:26:31

Partnership Will Provide More Than 300,000 Meals Over Three Years in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that establishes Food Lion Feeds as the Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets. The two organizations tipped off the partnership this afternoon at Highland Renaissance Academy in Charlotte, N.C., by distributing...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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