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2014-09-15 12:22:40

50 Million Pounds of Fresh Meat, Produce & Dairy Meals Donated in 2013 CINCINNATI, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it has donated more than 50 million pounds of fresh meat, produce, dairy and bakery items to local Feeding America food banks in 2013 through its groundbreaking Perishable Donations Partnership. That is enough bread, meat, cheese and produce to lay 3,700 miles of Kroger's classic deli sandwiches side-by-side from...

2014-06-16 23:07:12

Tango Companies Celebrate Their 2013/2014 Partnership With the North Texas Food Bank Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Tango Analytics (TA) and Tango Management Consulting (TMC) finished up their first year of working with the North Texas Food Bank. The 2013/2014 food drive concluded with the “Taste of the NFL” event held at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine TX on Sunday, May18th. During the event, NTFB raised $275,608, a 20% increase from last year, which equated to 826,825 meals...

2014-06-05 08:30:28

CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 21 million children currently receive free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, yet most of those children will lose access to those meals as public schools close for the summer months. This abrupt loss of up to ten meals per child per week creates a tremendous burden on millions of low-income Americans who are already struggling to provide adequate food and necessities for their families....

2014-06-03 12:30:11

Families: Text FOOD to 877-877 to Find a Summer Meals Site WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many children, summer is a time for friends, vacations, and carefree days in the sun. But for the millions of children who rely on school meals, the summer months can be a time of uncertainty and hunger when those meals disappear. The federal summer meals program helps children get the healthy food they need when school is out. These free, healthy meals are available to kids and...

2014-05-13 08:35:43

Nationwide Insurance Foundation provides additional $1.4 million in grants to Feeding America and network food banks in support of the communities they serve CHICAGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization, announced today that the Nationwide Insurance Foundation will donate $1.43 million to continue its support of solving hunger in America. As a part of this gift, the Nationwide Insurance Foundation will...

2014-04-08 12:33:30

April is National Volunteer Month CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today asked the nation to volunteer in the fight against hunger. The charity also thanked the thousands of volunteers who help the nation's food banks serve nearly six million Americans each week. April is National Volunteer Month. "Volunteers donate an enormous amount of time and energy to our network of food banks and the...

2014-03-12 16:28:09

CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food banks across the nation, and the millions of low-income people who turn to them for help, are still reeling from the effects of an unusually cold and snowy winter season, according to Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization. The harsh winter, combined with the November 2013 cut of $5 billion in fiscal year 2014 to the food stamp program (now officially named the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,...

2013-12-27 12:22:40

Cites Significant Need, Enormous Challenges in Year Ahead CHICAGO, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With only a few days left on the calendar, Feeding America is seeking end-of-the-year donations to help their efforts securing food for people living at-risk of hunger. Feeding America provides meals to nearly six million low-income Americans every week. The need is especially urgent, as food stamp benefits have been cut by $5 billion for fiscal year 2014, making it harder for many...

2013-12-10 23:23:14

Employees of Archive Systems, Inc., leading provider of document management solutions, came together to help stock pantries and prevent hunger in their communities. This year, the group raised over 2,400 pounds of food for local food banks and family services organizations. Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Employees of Archive Systems, Inc., leading provider of document management solutions, came together to help stock pantries and prevent hunger in their communities. This year,...


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