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2014-11-25 12:28:48

Six-year tally exceeds $1.4 million, aiding countless individuals and families SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov.

2011-06-01 10:56:00

Coalition Urges House of Representatives to Reject Cuts to Nutrition Programs CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 31, The House Committee on Appropriations approved dramatic cuts to several federal nutrition programs that would eliminate nutrition assistance for hundreds of thousands of low-income seniors, women, infants, and children and cut support for charitable food assistance by over 20 percent.

2011-05-16 06:00:00

ConAgra Foods Foundation and country music singer and song writer Josh Kelley help alleviate hunger for children during the summer months CHICAGO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When school is out for summer vacation, millions of children across the country lose access to the free and reduced-price meals they receive during the school year.

2010-08-17 15:04:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- For many kids, back to school means new school supplies, new clothes and new teachers. But for millions of children, going back to school means the comfort of knowing they will once again have regular meals provided five days a week.

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.

2010-06-08 14:58:00

PITTSBURGH, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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