Latest Meals on Wheels Stories

2011-03-01 07:10:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 14th consecutive year, Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1 million among hunger-fighting agencies nationwide, using it to help them raise funds this March and April. Feinstein's past annual spring $1 million challenges to fight hunger have raised over $1 billion for over 2000 agencies and houses of worship nationwide helping the needy. "This is a wonderful opportunity for the Salt Lake Community to partner with The Salt Lake...

2011-02-24 06:00:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Walmart will present more than $1.5 million in grants to nonprofits in the six communities that led in votes at the end of its "Fighting Hunger Together" Facebook campaign.

2011-02-22 12:00:00

Hunger in Our Schools: Share Our Strength's Teachers Report Finds Connecting Kids to Breakfast is Vital for Academic Achievement WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two-thirds of teachers across the U.S.

2011-02-21 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We live in a very unique time; our nation is being crippled by staggering levels of individuals who are overweight and obese. Combined, they are estimated to be a stunning 68% of the population, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2011-02-16 16:01:00

AARP Concerned About Cuts to Critical Programs; Encouraged by Commitment to Home and Community Services SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state budget released today by Governor Quinn will have a devastating impact on thousands of older Illinoisans.

2011-02-10 12:27:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc.

2011-01-28 12:48:46

Dutch researchers say that offering downsized meal portions in addition to normal ones at cafeterias may help some people cut their calorie intake.

2011-01-28 11:06:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global transportation and logistics services firm D.W. Morgan expects to donate 50,000 meals to starving kids around the world through its second annual campaign to fight hunger, Morgan Delivers for Starving Kids.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.