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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...

2010-06-03 12:39:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAN Health Plan has furthered its longstanding commitment to healthy, independent aging with financial contributions to 12 California nonprofit organizations that support senior nutrition. The statewide donations, which year-to-date total $85,000, are part of SCAN's ongoing commitment to supporting seniors in the communities it serves. "Significant decreases in state and federal funding have created financial shortfalls for many community-based...

2010-05-20 08:21:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Eagles are partnering with The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia, Drexel University, the PA National Guard and Numana, Inc. to help promote and volunteer for The Salvation Army Million Meals for Haiti event. On Friday evening, May 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Philadelphia Eagles guard and Haiti native, Max Jean-Gilles and Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan along with SWOOP and Eagles employees will volunteer in the city-wide effort to...

2010-05-18 11:11:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The got breakfast?® Foundation this week awarded eight Silent Hero Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to participants in the federal Summer Nutrition Program. The grants were available to public schools, non-profit private schools, local governments, National Youth Sports Programs or 501c(3) non-profit organizations. The grant monies can be used for such needs as serving equipment, staffing, and nutrition education materials....

2010-05-05 08:20:00

FAIRFIELD, Conn., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AmericanTowns.com, the nation's leading hyperlocal platform, today announced that it achieved significant growth in revenues and traffic for its unique national network during the first quarter of 2010. AmericanTowns provides rich local information to more than 3 million individuals in 15,000 towns and is the fastest growing hyperlocal digital media company in America. AmericanTowns Q1 2010 performance highlights include the following: Having...

2010-04-29 12:26:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a nationwide effort to get nutritious food to the starving people of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia (www.salvationarmyphiladelphia.org) will partner with Drexel University, the PA National Guard and Numana Inc to host a city-wide Million Meals for Haiti event Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22 at the State Armory at Drexel University, 33(rd) Street between Market and Arch Streets, officials announced...