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2011-12-13 13:30:00

New Initiative to raise $100,000 for Share Our Strength® Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 One in five children in America struggle with hunger every day. Erle Dardick, founder of MonkeyMedia Software and long-time restaurant industry entrepreneur, found this fact to be unconscionable and dedicated the effort of his company to not only raise awareness of the problem, but also to raise $100,000 to help find solutions. Dardickâs new book, Get Catering and Grow Sales!,...

2011-03-16 12:35:00

Private-Public Partnership Aims to Connect More Los Angeles Children to School Breakfast and Child Care Nutrition Programs LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy Award® Winner and No Kid Hungry® National Campaign Spokesperson Jeff Bridges, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack, California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley, Food Network TV host and...

2011-01-31 12:01:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., announced today a commitment to provide $20 million in grants and in-kind donations to support and create new, innovative approaches and solutions to ensure the 17 million children in the United States facing hunger grow up with dependable access to nutritious food to lead healthy, productive lives. Building on more than 10 years in the fight against hunger, the Sodexo...

2010-12-02 16:06:00

Legislation will expand programs and access to nutritious food for millions of children CHICAGO Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Chicago Food Depository applauded Congress' passage of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization today. The bill will reauthorize child nutrition programs for five years and includes an additional $4.5 billion in funding for school meal programs over 10 years. For Chicago, the bill will help to improve the quality of school meals while helping...

2010-06-03 08:31:00

Chefs Prepare for Kick Off of First Lady Michelle Obama's 'Chefs Move to Schools' School Nutrition Campaign WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 4, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Share Our Strength(®),( )the leading nonprofit organization ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids to the nutritious food they need to lead active, healthy lives, will join First Lady Michelle Obama in convening hundreds of chefs from across the country on the South...

2008-09-15 09:00:11

Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation today announced the introduction of Beech-Nut Let's Grow!, a full line of innovative, nutritious toddler food. This new line was developed to offer moms nutritious options in the toddler aisle that don't sacrifice nutrition for taste or convenience. The launch of Let's Grow! is part of Beech-Nut Advancing Nutrition, the company's pledge and commitment to providing nutritious food to support the healthy growth of infants and toddlers, as well as developing new...

2008-09-02 06:00:06

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Weight Watchers announced the launch of Lose for Good, a campaign created to empower people to get healthier while also giving back to others in need. The program addresses two global epidemics -- obesity(1) and chronic hunger and malnutrition(2). For every pound lost by Weight Watchers Members during a six-week period, beginning September 7 and ending October 18, Weight Watchers will donate the cost of one pound of food -- up to one...

2006-08-16 17:45:00

By Natalie Armstrong and Cameron French TORONTO (Reuters) - Small victories are being won against the AIDS virus, experts said on Wednesday as a report showed that 10 times more people in Africa are getting life-saving HIV drugs than did three years ago, but overall most people who need treatment are still not getting it. Studies showed the benefits of providing drugs would outweigh the costs, and one report predicted that if people were treated, they would be significantly less likely to...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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