Food Bank

Type: Organization
Name: Food Bank
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 2 reports

Bulwell Food Bank ‘scandal’ bankfires on Mail

Bestwood and Bulwell Food Bank has hit back this week following a controversial national news story that saw an undercover reporter securing a food parcel.A Mail on Sunday reporter, said staff at Nottingham’s Citizen Advice Bureau handed him a food bank ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 37 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Food bank usage rises by nearly 20 per cent

THE number of people turning to the North Cotswold Food Bank has increased by nearly 20 per cent in the last year, according to latest figures.Set up more than two years ago as a lifeline to people living in food poverty, the Guiting Power-based service ... [Published Cotswold Journal - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Some Harris County feral hogs head to food banks

Commissioner Steve Radack says it's common for people to hunt and eat feral hogs. His district last year secured a $630,000 federal grant to study hog removal, pay for traps and process 2,5 ... [Published Big News Network - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Food Bank, Steve Radack
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Repair firm helps out at Cumbrian food bank

ByPublished at 13:05, Thursday, 24 April 2014Repair and maintenance company Willmott Dixon have pledged further support for a community run food bank project in West Cumbria.A team from Willmott Dixon, who maintain almost 10,000 social housing properties ... [Published In-Cumbria - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Letters carriers hold annual food drive

The annual Letter Carrier Food Drive is Saturday, May 10.Detroit Metropolitan Area residents can help Stamp Out Hunger by leaving a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal next to their ... [Published Novi News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Wild hog problems? Trap em' and send meat to food banks

A novel plan to trap wild hogs took a step closer to reality after a Texas county commissioner approved a contract with a meat packing company that will process the animals into food for needy people. ... [Published WKYC News - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Food Bank
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

More Seek Out Food Banks in Johnson County

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Entities: Food Bank
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Ashland Emergency Food Bank starts delivery

People who have trouble getting to the Ashland Emergency Food Bank — the elderly, handicapped or those without cars — may now call for home ... ... [Published Big News Network - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Food Bank, emergency
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

How philanthropists can help to solve Britain's food-bank shame

The Trussell Trust, a charity that runs a network of over 400 food banks in the UK, has seen a three-fold increase in food parcel distributions on the year beforeThe news that nearly one million people, including over 330,000 children, were supported ... [Published Spear's - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 4 reports

Greater Washington Food Bank gets new boss

Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.Updated 7 minutes agoOverseeing the 38 food banks is both challenging and rewarding, Connie Burd believes.It takes a balance of good business sense and compassion, the new executive director of the Greater ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Liam Marshall-Ascough: I Am Against Food Banks

We should not need them with the welfare system that we have. Instead of opening more food banks we should be dealing with the reason that people are using them. Getting people back to work, increasing the tax limit to £10,500 are policies designed to ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 4 reports

Food bank charity reports surge in donations after critical newspaper report

The food bank charity the Trussell Trust has reported a surge in donations after an article in The Mail on Sunday criticised its practices.The newspaper ran an article in which it criticised the charity for letting people collect food without "proper ... [Published ThirdSector - Apr 22 2014]

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"There's nothing at this point that really keeps the fungus from spreading" he said in an interview with CNBC
"Rural poverty is a whole different issue," she said. "We had somebody from Moreton just before Christmas working 50 hours a week on a farm and that was reduced to 10. That's the nature of some of the work in this area."
...volunteers to lend a hand to help sort and organize donations," said Keler Williams, United Way of Acadiana director of volunteer mobilization. "Last year, donations totaled more than 63,000 pounds of food valued at more than $106,470. This provided 42,000 meals to Acadiana families, removing the food insecurity barrier of having to make trade-offs between housing or medical bills and purchasing nutritionally adequate foods. We all win when area communities come together so that neighbors can meet their basic needs."

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nTrust Partners with Local Charities to "Be Goo... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 23 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - In a continued effort to give back to the local community, nTrust has signed on the first of their Be Good charity partners, which include the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation , BC SPCA , ...
Campbell Law Generates 5,300 Pounds of Charitab... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 23 2014]
Raleigh, NC, April 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Campbell Law School has announced that the institution collected more donations than the other three Triangle law schools for the 2014 North Carolina Feeding Frenzy food drive. Led by Campbell Law Student Bar ...
Drought-stricken Wichita Falls is ready to beco... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
Pastor Bob McCartney of First Baptist Church tries to love his neighbor as himself. He’s just not thrilled that Wichita Falls will soon have him drinking water that once swirled down his neighbor’s toilet. The Texas city of more than 104,000, suffering ...
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GM Puts Engineers On Leave [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 10 2014]
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Bank of America Commits Its Resources to Organi... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Mar 17 2014]
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