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2010-11-15 10:33:00

1 In 6 Americans at Risk of Hunger CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA) reported today that more than 50 million Americans, including more than 17 million children, are food insecure - meaning they lack consistent access to a nutritious, well-balanced diet. The findings are based on data collected by the government in December, 2009. The report, Household Food Insecurity in the United States, is a sobering...

2010-11-11 09:01:00

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Al's Angels, a non-profit, charitable organization founded by Westport, CT resident and Zeta Interactive CEO Al DiGuido, will begin its 6th annual Thanksgiving Meal Distribution this weekend, when it will provide families in the Tri-State area battling childhood cancer, rare blood diseases, and severe financial distress with bountiful meal bins. A team of more than 400 Al's Angels volunteers will gather early this Saturday at the Builders...

2010-11-10 12:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 350 women -- leaders of industry, media, government, and the arts -- will gather at the Citymeals-on-Wheels 24th annual "Power Lunch for Women" at The Pierre on Friday, November 12, 2010. This by-invitation-only benefit, emceed by Juju Chang, "Good Morning America" news anchor, is expected to raise over $1 million, or enough to provide more than 156,000 meals for New York's frail homebound aged. Honored for their long-standing...

2010-11-10 08:29:00

-- In election's wake, anti-hunger programs garner support from governors, hunger advocates, corporations, and celebrities, as actor Jeff Bridges kicks off National No Kid Hungry Campaign(TM) WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunger advocates, corporate leaders, and governors today announced the national roll-out of a plan to end childhood hunger in the United States by 2015 by increasing access to nutrition education and to federal programs such as SNAP (formerly food...

2010-11-08 14:12:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has announced its third annual Share the Love Event. The company, which recently set an all-time sales record, will continue its mission to give back to charities in need. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) "Over the last two years, Subaru of America, Inc. is proud to have donated nearly $10 million to 5 great charities....

2010-10-28 18:10:00

FARGO, N.D., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- National fashion retailer Vanity recently partnered with pop band OneRepublic to help fight hunger with a promotion benefitting Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger relief organization, and its 202 partner food banks across the country. The "Share the Secret About Hunger" campaign exceeded its goal of providing 100,000 meals by collecting enough food and money to provide a total of 165,625 meals to those in need. "One of the guiding principles...

2010-10-12 06:35:00

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In its all-new season, Dr. Phil is tackling more challenges, and helping more guests achieve their personal dreams of losing weight with meals from BistroMD. On the show airing Tuesday, October 12th, the Dr. Phil housewives are opening up, getting real, and taking the first big steps towards living healthier and happier lives. This monumental effort isn't being done alone. Once again, Dr. Phil has turned to the convenient home delivery of BistroMD to...

2010-09-27 12:00:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Minnesota Food Industry Center study funded by Target and released today reveals that hunger is costing Minnesotans upwards of $1.62 billion annually in direct and indirect health and education costs. The Cost/Benefit Study also suggests that interventions aimed at preventing hunger are sound moral, social and financial investments. The study is the fourth in a series of groundbreaking hunger-related reports that characterize...

2010-09-22 10:34:00

DALLAS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dallas-based Meals to Live, LLC announced the launch of a food product line developed by individuals with diabetes, for the diabetes community, with the aim of providing great tasting and healthy alternatives for meals and snacks. Meals to Live products deliver the balanced nutrition necessary for these individuals to maintain healthy blood glucose levels by providing easy carb counting information on every package. Every 21.6 seconds an...

2010-09-22 06:54:00

OTTAWA, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating (SSHE) celebrates 25 years of business by opening its corporate headquarters' doors to the public and providing tours of its kitchen facility. The day is also an opportunity for people to meet the woman behind the healthy eating phenomenon, Seattle Sutton. Guests may also enter prize drawings and take home a healthy, delicious SSHE lunch. SSHE was started by registered nurse, Sutton, in 1985 as a way to help...


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