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2010-07-27 08:08:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it be a souffle, a spaghetti carbonara or just a perfectly flipped and folded omelet, for many Americans there is that one dish that is their signature one or the one they dream of perfecting. While four in five U.S. adults (79%) say they enjoy cooking, just three in ten (30%) say they love it and almost half (49%) say they enjoy it when they have the time. One in five Americans say they either do not enjoy cooking (14%) or do not cook (7%)....

2010-07-08 13:41:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Conley Giles, CEO of TheLunchDeal.com, announced today that TheLunchDeal.com has partnered with Capital Area Food Bank of Texas in a DEALS FOR MEALS campaign to help feed Central Texans in need. TheLunchDeal.com is an Austin-based e-commerce company that features online dining deals from Austin-area restaurants. The website features restaurant discounts of 50% or greater from multiple Austin eateries every weekday. Customers sign up on the website to...

2010-07-07 15:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For many kids, the end of the school year is a time to celebrate, plan summer vacations, and play with friends. But for millions of children, the time away from school means not knowing where their next meal will come from. With the goal of helping ensure more children have enough to eat all year long, ConAgra Foods has partnered with Feeding America to create the Hunger-Free Summer initiative. (Photo:...

2010-07-01 06:00:00

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars Chocolate North America announced today that its SNICKERS® Brand will continue to help Feeding America 'Bar Hunger.' Because one in six Americans struggles with hunger, SNICKERS will donate the equivalent of as many as three and a half million meals to the hunger relief organization, as well as educate and empower Americans to join the effort. SNICKERS will kick start the campaign by making a baseline donation of the...

2010-06-29 08:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal income guidelines to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk will remain at current levels for July 2010 - June 2011, acting Education Secretary Thomas E. Gluck announced today. Schools and other institutions and facilities use the guidelines to determine eligibility for the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Special Milk Program for Children, the Child and Adult...

2010-06-29 08:07:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To celebrate volunteerism and help combat hunger facing many children and families across New York City, today Target is hosting a one-of-a-kind service event, "Party for Good: Making Meals to Feed Young Minds." More than 5,000 attendees from the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service are expected to attend the service event and help assemble 150,000 meals that will be donated to the Food Bank For New York City at Basketball City...

2010-06-23 10:59:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The got breakfast?® Foundation recently awarded the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County in Irvine, California, one of eight Silent Hero grants. The grants were available to public schools, non-profit private schools, local governments, youth sports programs or 501c(3) non-profit organizations that participate in the federal Summer Nutrition Program. Second Harvest's Summer Food Program provides meals five days a week to over...

2010-06-15 22:22:00

SALEM, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Meals on Wheels of Salem County (MOWSC), New Jersey, received a new meal delivery car courtesy of the Harrah's Foundation and the Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA). This is the 41st vehicle the Harrah's Foundation has underwritten for Meals On Wheels member programs across the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100615/LA21829-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100615/LA21829-a) (Photo:...

2010-06-09 14:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and children from St. Paul's Ames Elementary School, the Minnesota Vikings today officially launched the 2010 Vikings Children's Fund Summer Lunch Program, Presented by Target, which will help secure up to 500,000 additional meals for hungry Minnesota children this summer. The Vikings and Target have pledged $300,000 to the effort, which, through an awareness campaign created by Second...

2010-06-07 13:26:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Arms, the non-profit organization that provides nutritious meals for people living with chronic and life-threatening diseases, announces the delivery of its two millionth meal and the grand opening celebration of its new building on Saturday, June 12. Grand opening activities include tours of the building, a picnic meal, installation of a time capsule, and a ribbon cutting ceremony. Festivities run from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 12...


Word of the Day
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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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