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2012-08-13 06:23:20

SMS Audio and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Continue Program to Help Americans Facing Hunger CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, welcomes music mogul and entrepreneur, 50 Cent, to its Entertainment Council as the newest celebrity supporter. Building on the existing partnership with his audio brand, SMS Audio, 50 Cent joins Entertainment Council celebrities from across the entertainment industry,...

2012-08-10 23:01:25

No More Poverty and co-founders Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi support Martha´s Kitchen in their mission to “feed the hungry with dignity, no questions asked, no judgment made.” Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 The Omidi brothers, Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi and their non-profit organization No More Poverty (nmp.org) are pleased to support Martha´s Kitchen in its mission to “feed the hungry with dignity, no questions asked, no judgment...

2012-07-31 23:02:09

With 1 in 7 Americans on food stamps, many families are searching for security but are discouraged by the traditional food storage options, which can be expensive and tasteless. eFoodsDirect offers the solution of delicious, affordable, healthy and easy-to-fix meals in Family Food Security Packs which can be served today or stored for tomorrow. (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Steve Shenk, co-founder of eFoodsDirect, today announced that their Family Food Security Packs will meet the growing demand of...

2012-07-30 02:25:33

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mom's Meals debuts its new diabetic friendly diet today, providing home delivered meals for those new to a diabetic diet, those challenged by counting carbohydrates, or those simply unable to prepare meals for themselves. Mom's Meals delivers fresh-prepared meals to seniors and those struggling with chronic diseases. The announcement coincides with the annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators' (AADE) in Indianapolis,...

2012-07-24 10:24:07

CHICAGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization, is deeply concerned that the Farm Bill recently approved by the House Agriculture Committee would increase child hunger. The bill cuts $16.5 billion from the Supplemental Assistance Nutrition Program (SNAP), which provides food relief to low-income individuals, nearly half of whom are children. Proposed cuts would remove two to three million individuals from the SNAP...

2012-07-24 06:26:44

CHICAGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo and Unilever today celebrate Feeding Our Future®, an annual summer program that provided more than 22,000 free meals to local youth this summer. Volunteers from Sodexo, Unilever, and The Campus Kitchens Project gathered at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center with more than 125 area children to celebrate the program's success and educate the program participants on the benefits of healthy eating. At the celebration, children ages 4...

2012-07-23 23:02:46

Dorsey's Locker, a family-owned soul food restaurant in Oakland, CA, is pleased to announce their leadership in Alameda County's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serving the area's elderly in need. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Dorsey's Locker, a family-owned Oakland soul food restaurant, is pleased to announce a new addition to their 70-year legacy of service in the community. This year, the eatery has been selected to serve as the pilot restaurant in Alameda County's...

2012-07-19 23:01:20

Federal guidelines on salt, especially for the elderly, may actually be harmful, according to the Salt Institute. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) recently banned salt shakers from programs that serve meals to the elderly. According to John Ratliff, Assistant Chief for Communications and Government Outreach at ODA, state agencies like his are required to ensure compliance with the USDA nutritional guidelines in order to receive federal funds. The...

2012-07-03 06:25:03

ATLANTA, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer break should mean sleeping in, vacations, picnics, catching fire flies and long days spent outside having fun with your friends. But, for many kids, the end of the school year brings a challenge - hunger. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), while more than 21 million school children in America get free or reduced-price school lunches during the school year, just over 3 million of those kids get a free summer meal when...

2012-06-28 10:24:42

Thirteen Organizations in Twelve States Chosen to Join No Kid Hungry Allies Program WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Share Our Strength®, the leading national nonprofit ending childhood hunger in America, joined USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon, Celebrity Chef John Currence, Arby's Foundation president Kate Atwood and No Kid Hungry Ally Hunger Free Heartland to announce the 13 organizations in 12 states chosen as No...