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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistFeeding America Southwest Virginia is partnering with the region's best young artists to host the first annual Young Artists Against Hunger - a performance to help feed the hungry. This unique event will be held on April 30th at the Jefferson Center's...
Tags: Entertainment, Music
Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens. She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity. "You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the...
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday, May 11. The nation's 175,000 letter carriers will collect nonperishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. It...
Tags: Human Interest
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...
reporterGoing grocery shopping is something most of us take for granted. But, not a food bank. It knows just how difficult it can be. "A lot of time people have a misconception about who is struggling to put food on the table -there's a lot of elderly in our...
Tags: Human Interest
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...
Tags: United Way
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: Nutrition, Healthy Diet, Weight, Obesity
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...
Tags: Olive Garden, Bonds, Fort Lauderdale, Times Square
reporterUPDATED: 2/4/12 Ravens' fans weren't the only ones rejoicing after the big game. A Roanoke County congregation is also reaping the benefits of the "Souper Bowl." But, this "Souper Bowl" was a challenge to collect food and money for the area's hungry....
Tags: Christianity, Football, Lutheranism, Sports, Religion and Belief
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...
Sun SentinelThe number of South Floridians on food stamps continued to climb in October with even Broward adding 2,000 more people to the rolls despite its September decline that had been the first drop in more than five years, state officials said. In all, more...
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