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The Imperial Valley Food Bank has announced that Executive Director Sara Griffen has been named this year’s “Woman of the Year” for the 51st Congressional District. Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, presented the award to Griffen in...
Thanks to a group of local volunteers, fewer Johnstown-area children will go hungry over upcoming weekends.The pilot phase of the Johnstown Backpack Collaborative began this month, serving 120 Johnstown-area children. Lee Initiatives spearheaded the project in response to reports on the number of hungry children in the Johnstown area. In fact, the organization...
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Food banks across the country are adopting policies to make sure the people they serve get nutritious meals, according to Yale research. The groups that help feed the hungry are concerned about the rise in obesity and other illnesses even in those people...
Tags: Weight, Healthy Diet, Nutrition, Obesity
Chicago entrepreneur Joshua Hernandez's newest startup is testing a service that allows people to snap a photo of a clothing item they covet and, via their mobile phone, request a version of it from area boutiques. Walk.by uses the photo to query its...
The Morning CallHunger is a reality for one in six people in the United States, according to Feeding America, a national domestic hunger-relief charity. Olive Garden is asking students to help find solutions by entering its 17th annual Pasta Tales national essay...
Sun SentinelPartnerships between businesses and nonprofits that zero in on specific needs can be very impactful, says Kathleen Cannon, president of United Way of Broward. "And the holidays bring out additional feelings from people who want to help," she said. Here is...
pix11.com | @wpixMany of those lucky enough to emerge from Sandy's devastation unscathed are wondering how they can help those struggling to recover. Here are some important links and information: Friday Nov. 9th: The Hackensack NJ Police PBA will be running a one day...
Dear Readers: I love the holiday season. For me, Christmas is a celebration of possibilities accompanied by an explosion of generosity. Every year I publish a column devoted to spreading the spirit of giving. My recommendations are subjective and...
Food banks have worked to change their stocks from any old leftovers to food that’s more nutritious and fresher, and a new collaboration hopes to cement policy at food banks around the country to make sure that poor Americans get healthful food....
ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the company's commitment to sustainable agriculture and improving lives, Monsanto Company is partnering in Invest an Acre, which is focused on addressing rural hunger in America. In partnership with the Howard...
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