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2011-07-29 09:06:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from SodexoMAGIC, LLC and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will hold an end-of-summer barbeque for Chattanooga youth today, celebrating the service of nearly 21,000 free summer lunches this year funded by a Feeding Our Future® grant from the Sodexo Foundation. Now in its 5th year in Chattanooga and 15th year nationally, Sodexo's Feeding Our Future program provides school children who rely on free and...

2011-07-27 13:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Federal Judge Claude M. Hilton ruled today that a civil lawsuit brought by Sodexo against the Service Employees International Union can continue forward. In response, the Service Employees International Union released the following statement: "The Court's ruling today does not speak at all to the merits of Sodexo's baseless claims. The ruling means that SEIU will have an opportunity to prove the facts about our...

2011-07-27 12:16:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled that Sodexo's claims of extortion against the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) may proceed under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act. United States District Judge Claude Hilton ruled yesterday that Sodexo "has stated a claim upon which relief can be had". This decision denying the SEIU's motion to dismiss the lawsuit clears the way for...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Crider, 17, of Marlow, Oklahoma, has been spreading awareness of childhood hunger for the past five years. His signature event is the Lawton Food 4 Kids Rock-A-Thon, which rallies the entire community to fundraise for the Lawton Food 4 Kids organization and Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Crider is among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship from the...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy and Emma Bushman, 10, of Cincinnati, Ohio, are the founders of Bake Me Home; an organization that provides tote bags filled with homemade cookie mix, baking supplies and a gift card to the local grocery for families that are moving out of local homeless shelters. The Bushman twins are among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship from the Sodexo Foundation,...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicole P. Muller, 17, of Charlottesville, Virginia, has been dedicated to eradicating hunger since learning that 30,000 individuals in her community needed food bank assistance. Muller is among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship by the Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc. Muller will be recognized at the Sodexo Foundation's...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Minor's determination to serve those who have served and his commitment to helping the less fortunate earned him recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Minor will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where he will also receive a $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of his choice, Bellingham Food...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerwin M. Higashi is co-founder of the Vertically Integrated Partnership (VIP), a coalition of farmers, food processors, food distributors and other food service companies working together to stop hunger in the Pacific Northwest. Higashi's commitment to helping those less fortunate earned him recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Higashi will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2002, Patty Johnson has been an active member of the Greater Chicago Food Depository's board of directors and that commitment to helping those less fortunate earned her recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Johnson will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where she will also receive a $5,000 grant for...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by a stranger's act of generosity, Julia Pipkins has worked for more than a decade to help families and children facing hunger. Her commitment to helping those less fortunate earned her recognition by the Sodexo Foundation as a 2011 Hero of Everyday Life. Pipkins will be honored by the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., at the foundation's annual fundraising dinner on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where she will also receive a...


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