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2014-04-17 12:24:07

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do pancake breakfasts, a lobster boil, a pig-kissing contest and roller skating have in common? Each helped raise food, funds and grain for the fourth annual CHS Harvest for Hunger campaign. More than $512,000 and 443,000 pounds of food are headed to hungry families, thanks to the CHS Harvest for Hunger food and funds drive by the Country Operations division of CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading farmer-owned...

2014-04-08 23:27:54

Health News Wires reviews how leptin, the weight loss hormone, is effective at burning fat by balancing hormones and curbing appetite. The new video also shares what to look for when selecting the best natural leptin supplement. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 HealthNewsWires.com has released an informative video review describing what leptin is and what to consider when selecting the best natural leptin supplement. The health experts at Health News Wires describe leptin as a fat...

2014-04-08 16:23:50

Recognition for efforts in raising awareness and engagement to fight hunger CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Harvest Heartland was named the 2014 Member of the Year at the Feeding America National Executive Directors' Forum that took place last week in St. Louis. The award is given to the year's most outstanding food bank of the more than 200 food banks across the nation in the Feeding America network. Judges selected the St. Paul food bank because of its exceptional...

2014-04-08 12:33:30

April is National Volunteer Month CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today asked the nation to volunteer in the fight against hunger. The charity also thanked the thousands of volunteers who help the nation's food banks serve nearly six million Americans each week. April is National Volunteer Month. "Volunteers donate an enormous amount of time and energy to our network of food banks and the...

2014-04-07 16:26:12

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pin A Meal, Give A Meal campaign is in full swing, running through May 31. With one in six Americans struggling with hunger, this campaign creates hope - and a way to help. In partnership with Feeding America(®) - the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization - the Land O'Lakes Foundation and Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods team are delivering easy recipe ideas and hunger relief, all in one. For every Land O'Lakes recipe...

2014-04-02 23:23:37

#OXOMillionMeals - ONEXONE is calling upon humanitarians to join the plight to end hunger at the Inaugural Million Meals Movement on Friday, May 23, 2014 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts featuring Simple Plan, MAGIC!, Alyssa Reid & Kardinal Offishall. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 In an effort to address the shocking reality of food insecurity in North America and around the world, ONEXONE is calling upon humanitarians to join the plight to end hunger at the Inaugural...

2014-04-01 23:05:02

Statewide Anti-hunger and Food Security Organization Welcomes Jacquelyn Andstrom and Steven Gavron Hartford, Conn. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 End Hunger Connecticut!, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization, with headquarters in Hartford, today announced the addition of Jacquelyn Andstrom of Manchester and Steven Gavron of Newington as SNAP Call Center Associate and SNAP Outreach Coordinator, respectively. “We’re excited to welcome Jackie and Steve to End Hunger...

2014-03-31 08:31:23

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring planting season is about to begin across the nation. Feeding America would like to encourage everyone, from the farmer who cultivates a thousand acres of sweet corn to a gardening enthusiast who grows a plot of vegetables in her backyard, to consider growing crops for a local food bank. Feeding America is the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, providing food and grocery products to more than 37 million...

2014-03-27 12:31:47

CHICAGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America announced today that the Caterpillar Foundation is committing $1.5 million to help bring more food to people in need in dozens of communities across the country. In all, 35 local Feeding America food banks will receive grants to help ensure a steady stream of food - including more fresh produce - to those struggling with hunger in the communities they serve. A portion of the donation will also go towards helping...

2014-03-27 12:25:06

New PSAs are part of a year-round effort to spotlight and address childhood hunger, which affects one in five children in the United States LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy Award(®)-nominated actress Viola Davis together with The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) today launched Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the United States. The year-round...