| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:48 PM
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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:02 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:49 PM
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,...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Partnerships 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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2012
Many 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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Consider it Hollywood’s healthy alternative to the Happy Meal promotion.
To launch its “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,” Sony Pictures Animation is joining forces with several fresh produce companies and plans to donate more...