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Food Banks In New York And New England Receive Huge Donation
Ocean State Job Lot is going to load their trucks with groceries that are going to be distributed to food banks on the east coast. Over a million dollars of food was donated

Food Banks In Ohio Will Receive $1.5 Million For Summer Programs
Governor John Kasich announced the funding that will help children from low-income families. Last year, the Second Harvest Food Bank received part of the $1 million that was issued by the governor

Food Banks Still Struggling Because Of Storm
Food banks are facing difficulty in filling their shelves in New York and New Jersey. Because of the storm and the upcoming holiday season the foods banks are indeed facing big challenges and need more help

Food Drive Sponsored By Lake Trust Credit Union
A Lake-to-Lake Food Drive will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012. Non-perishable food items should be donated at any of their 21 branch offices located throughout Michigan. The food drive is being held to help fill pantry shelves at local food banks so they can help feed families this holiday season.

Food Insecurity Has Increased For Minnesotans
More than 600,000 Minnesotans, according to a new report, are food insecure. About 17% of that number are children. Food banks throughout the state are working hard to bring those numbers down

Food Pantries Struggle After Hurricane Sandy
The Center for Food Action usually provides food every month in the northern part of New Jersey for about 5000 low-income families. Because of Hurricane Sandy there have been fewer donors but also more people needed assistance

Food Pantry Offer Emergency Food Boxes
The Verona Food Pantry is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The pantry serves about 800-900 people every week. Emergency food boxes are offered Monday through Wednesday.

Food Stamps Benefits Reduced For Ohio
Starting this January 2013, food stamp benefits will be reduced by approximately $50 less per family. The change was determined by the federal government and the Ohio legislature cannot do anything about it

Ford Motor Company And Newman's Own® Donate Refrigerated Truck Fleet And Food
They are donating the fleet of refrigerated trucks which are going to be filled with Newman's Own food products to the Feeding America food bank organization. This is the twelfth consecutive year for this partnership

Former 49er Player Ends Up Homeless
Terry Tautolo, who played nine years in the NFL, has lived in a tunnel under a freeway for most of the time since he quit playing football. He suffered from concussions when he played and now has brain damage, as well as dementia

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