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2014-08-25 08:31:03

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in five children in America struggles with hunger. Hunger not only impacts a child's health but also results in poorer academic performance and can ultimately have a lifelong effect on future development and success. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140823/139039 That is why from August 15(th) to October 15(th,) Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, the quick-casual fresh Mexican chain, is donating 20% of all proceeds from the sale...

2014-08-14 20:23:58

Tork Announces Sweepstakes to Support Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® Campaign and Continues the Fight Against Hunger as Sponsor of the 2014 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival and Official Napkin Provider of the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCA, maker of the Tork® brand of Away-from-Home professional hygiene products in North America, is proud to announce an extension of its ongoing partnership with Share Our Strength's No...

2014-08-01 20:21:22

Academy Award Winning Actor and No Kid Hungry Spokesperson Featured on NBC News' "Making A Difference" WASHINGTON, Aug 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges talked with special correspondent Chelsea Clinton about his work to end childhood hunger in America. Click here for a preview. Describing Jeff's work with Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign in an article on NBC.com, Clinton wrote, "Listening...

2014-07-14 12:28:12

America's Peanut Farmers Honor Those Who Give Feeding Organizations a Boost ATLANTA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With school out for summer, many American families will face the challenge of making sure their children don't go hungry. In addition, food banks often deal with a shortage of donations during the warmer months. To help highlight these issues and encourage giving, the National Peanut Board has launched Fuel for Food Banks. The program honors leaders of community hunger...

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...

2014-05-22 12:25:16

- The 7th Annual Festival Takes Place October 16-19, 2014 - NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE and Founder and Director Lee Brian Schrager are pleased to announce the program of events for the seventh annual Festival, taking place October 16-19, 2014. Featuring more than 100 dinners, tastings, parties, seminars, and more over the course of four days, this year's Festival will showcase the...

2014-03-17 08:29:56

"Too many kids are starting the day too hungry to learn," says No Kid Hungry national spokesperson Jeff Bridges WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The No Kid Hungry campaign today challenged America's leaders to connect 1 million more low-income children in this nation to school breakfast over the next two years. Currently, just over half of our nation's kids who need a free or reduced-price breakfast are getting one. "Eating a healthy breakfast dramatically changes kids'...

2014-03-03 08:31:43

Fuel Up to Play 60, With Support From Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign and Dean Foods, Launches National Efforts to Help Make School Breakfast Accessible for All Students ROSEMONT, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fuel Up to Play 60--the nation's largest in-school wellness program--along with Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign and Dean Foods, launches the It Starts With School Breakfast campaign to increase school breakfast participation nationwide. Research...

2014-02-12 23:22:34

Company Surpasses 2013 Donation Goal Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Hickory Farms, the specialty food and holiday gift retailer announced today it raised over $700,000 during its 2013 fundraising efforts in support of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign, bringing total donations to $3.3 million. Hickory Farms has been a proud partner of Share Our Strength since 2008. The No Kid Hungry campaign is working to end childhood hunger in America by connecting children in...

2014-01-31 23:03:47

Public-private partnership challenges all Illinois schools to increase school breakfast participation. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Education officials today announced that the Illinois State Board of Education is partnering with Midwest Dairy Council® and the Illinois No Kid Hungry® Campaign on the 2013-2014 Illinois School Breakfast Challenge, which will award $36,000 in cash prizes to 12 schools across the state for significantly increasing their daily breakfast...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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