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Feeding America

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  • 'Mega food drive' seeks to feed the community

    Feed My Community is working to alleviate hunger in South Palm Beach County with a "mega food drive." It's a collaboration of nearly 60 schools, businesses, civic groups and congregations. The number of people needing food stamps has tripled in the...
  • NCC earns 'military friendly' ranking, and other company news

    Community college earns military-friendly ranking Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year. The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
  • Aug. 30 Letters: Foodbank, teachers, Burger King

    Help fight hunger A new report released by Feeding America and the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank, Hunger in America 2014, shows that every year, more than 46 million Americans, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors, receive food assistance...
  • Study paints revealing portrait of hunger in Central Florida

    Study paints revealing portrait of hunger in Central Florida
    Central Floridians who turn to food pantries for help are often college-educated, part-time or even full-time workers, military veterans or children, a new in-depth study reveals. Nearly half are white. Only 12 percent are homeless. "The stereotype of...
  • Target, Toms announce 'do-gooding partnership' for the holidays

    Target, Toms announce 'do-gooding partnership' for the holidays
    Here's a collaboration that's sure to warm up the holidays. Target and Toms -- the philanthropy-oriented company that started by donating a pair of shoes to someone in need for every pair sold -- are teaming on a holiday collection that they referred to...
  • Christmas lights tour contributions translate to nearly 77 tons of food

    The first year I decided to use my Christmas Lights Tour to raise money for charity, I focused special attention on Andrea Cooke of Hellertown. Cooke decided to celebrate her 40th birthday that Dec. 26 by asking her friends and family to contribute to...
  • PR Firm Sunshine Sachs Promotes Duo to Partner Posts

    Sunshine Sachs' principals Ken Sunshine and Shawn Sachs have promoted Heather Lylis and Keleigh Thomas Morgan to partner. The duo joins Sunshine and Sachs as the only other partners at the PR firm. Thomas Morgan runs West Coast operations for the firm...
  • Donations to the Great American Milk Drive help Florida food banks, pantries

    Donations to the Great American Milk Drive help Florida food banks, pantries
    That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing in Central Florida’s food banks. According to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, milk is one of the items most requested by...
  • Free bacon at HoneyBaked Ham stores

    Free bacon at HoneyBaked Ham stores
    Bring home the free bacon! Pig out with HoneyBaked Ham's "buy one, get one, give one" promotion on sweet glazed bacon. The coupon's good for a free pound when you purchase one. As a bonus, stores will also donate one pound to South Florida Feeding...
  • New Mexico has highest rates of childhood hunger, study says

    New Mexico has highest rates of childhood hunger, study says
    TUCSON -- Children in the Southwest are especially vulnerable to hunger, according to a new study ranking New Mexico as having the highest rates of childhood hunger in the nation. New Mexico is the most food-insecure state for youths in the nation,...
  • Food banks adopting healthy food standards

    Food banks adopting healthy food standards
    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...