Food Bank

Type: Organization
Name: Food Bank
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Action Report: Outnumber Hunger concert helps local food banks

Bill Capo / Eyewitness NewsEmail: | Twitter: @billcapoNEW ORLEANS -- The line stretches around the corner when lunch is served at the St. Jude Community Center, with families living on minimum wage, senior citizens and those who lost ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

For many Christians the fasting is nearly over. Others aren't so lucky | Orion Edgar | Comment is free

A volunteer packs food in Croydon. Food banks offer a 'different kind of economy'. Photograph: Graeme Robertson Easter Sunday brings the end of Lent, a season of fasting for Christians. But for many of Britain's poorest people, there is no end in sight ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 5 reports

Local Advertising Agency Raises Big for Gleaners Food Bank

SOURCE Duffey PetroskyFARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.Photo -©2012 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved. ... [Published WVNS - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Milk drive gathers donations for local food pantries

Feeding America is joining Florida Dairy Farmers in the Great American Milk Drive to help provide more milk to families in need.more informationORLANDO --A new push is underway to help provide more nourishment for families in need.Milk is one of the most ... [Published Central Florida News 13 - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Dot Foods gives $50,000 to Western Maryland Food Bank

Dot Foods’ Williamsport facility on Thursday donated $50,000 to the Western Maryland Food Bank — enough money to provide about 150,000 meals to a growing population of people in need in Frederick, Washington, Allegany and Garrett counties, according to ... [Published HERALD-MAIL Online - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Lake among 24 counties to receive food bank assistance due to drought

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – As the hot, dry months approach and extreme drought grips much of the state, the California Department of Social Services announced Thursday that food banks in 24 drought-affected counties – including Lake – will be receiving shipments ... [Published Lake County News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Doncaster people relying on food bank has tripled

The number of people needing square meals from a Doncaster food bank has almost tripled in three months, according to shocking figures.Despite some economists saying the cost of living crisis is over, more than 2,000 adults and children have received ... [Published - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Food Bank, emergency, Crisis
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Derby County kicks off collections for city food banks

RAMS fans are being urged to donate food and toiletries to help disadvantaged families across the city.Collection points will be set up outside the iPro Stadium before the club's penultimate home game of the season against Barnsley on Monday.All items ... [Published - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

David Cameron is told food banks are no myth after being accused of trying to hide scale of the problem

DAVID Cameron’s smear tactics against a Christian food bank charity provoked a furious backlash yesterday.A Labour MP accused him of trying to conceal the fact Britain is becoming “the hungry man of Europe”.And the charity, the Trussell Trust, strongly ... [Published - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Second Harvest Partnering With Spokane Schools

SPOKANE, Wash. -According to Second Harvest, one in four children are hungry or at risk of hunger in Spokane County. That high number means you probably know a child not getting enough food.With the bad economy and cuts to food stamps, many families say ... [Published KHQ Right Now - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Ohio Food Bank Receives check

Lima Ohio -The West Ohio Food Bank was the lucky recipient at a check presentation on Thursday, on behalf of the company Fresh Encounter. Fresh Encounter, owner of Community Markets, made a donation with funds raised by local customer donations and the ... [Published Your HomeTown Lima Stations - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 9 reports

Not so Christian

CHRISTIANITY is important to David Cameron: that is the clear message coming from Downing Street this morning. In a piece for the Church Times, the prime minister has announced that he wants Britain to be "more confident about our status as a Christian ... [Published The Economist - Apr 17 2014]


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...estimated the crowd for the drag show was as much as 70 percent supporters of equality and relatively few immediate members of the LGBT community. "We don't like to think of it that way though" he said, adding, "We like to see it as 100 percent humans."
Struggling to get by on little more than $800 a month in Social Security, she said such "shopping" trips are vital. "If I didn't have the pantry, I don't know what I would do" said Maggard, who said a healthy diet helps control her high blood pressure and arthritis

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Local Advertising Agency Raises Big for Gleaner... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - 13 hours ago]
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the best spirit of the holiday weekend, Jim VanHavermaat (pictured) led employees of Duffey Petrosky and Embark Digital on a food drive for their local Gleaners Food Bank. The agencies exceeded ...
McTernan: Cameron is Paying off the Church Afte... [Published Breitbart Feed - 16 hours ago]
Writing in The Scotsman this Easter weekend, Labour Party strategist John McTernan argues that Cameron's call to Christianity will turn ethnic minority voters away from the Conservative Party, and that David Cameron's new pledge to faith organisations ...
Not so Christian [Published Blighty - The Economist - Apr 17 2014]
CHRISTIANITY is important to David Cameron: that is the clear message coming from Downing Street this morning. In a piece for the Church Times, the prime minister has announced that he wants Britain to be "more confident about our status as a Christian ...
Shocking 21st Century Britain - Inflation Tripl... [Published St George West - Apr 16 2014]
The number of people using emergency supplies from food banks in Britain has increased by 163 percent in the past year alone , a charity warns. Orwellian UK BANNED Press TV: The Trussell Trust, which runs some 400 food banks across the UK, said ...
UK residents face food shortages [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Apr 16 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href=""&gt;UK residents face food shortages Nearly a million people in Britain have been forced to ask food banks ...
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