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Jun 30, 2015, 10:35 ET
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Diana Aviv Named CEO of Feeding America

 The Feeding America Board of Directors announced today that, effective October 1, 2015, Diana Aviv will become the organization's new...

Jun 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Millions Of Families Expected To Turn To Food Banks For Help This Summer

Feeding America food banks are preparing for a summer of increased demand for food, while coping with decreased donations of both groceries and...

Jun 10, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Feeding America Strongly Endorses the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015

Statement Attributable to Matt Knott, president of Feeding America: "Feeding America strongly endorses the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015,...

Jun 10, 2015, 15:47 ET
Jason Grilli kicks off Feeding America's Say No to Summer Hunger events by flipping grilled cheese sandwiches for kids facing hunger in Atlanta.

Jason "Grill Cheese" Grilli Kicks Off Feeding America Say No To Summer Hunger Events By Serving Lunch To Kids In Need

 For most kids, summer is a time of fun and excitement, but for 22 million kids in communities across the country it also may mean the end...

May 11, 2015, 12:48 ET
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Feeding America Strongly Opposes FY2016 Congressional Budget Resolution Cutting Federal Help For Struggling Americans

Statement Attributable to Matt Knott, president of Feeding America "Last week the U.S. Senate approved the FY2016 Budget Resolution. With...

May 08, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Feeding America Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Feeding America's sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned the organization a...

May 06, 2015, 11:37 ET
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Feeding America Helps Solve Senior Hunger

 Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States, issued a call today to ask everyone to join in the fight to...

Apr 29, 2015, 14:52 ET
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Feeding America Volunteers Fight Hunger

 Feeding America today thanked the millions of Americans who volunteer at a food bank, meal service or grocery program. They also issued a call...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:25 ET
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Feeding America Names Hunger's Hope Winners for 2015

Each year Feeding America honors network members and leaders for their distinguished contributions toward Feeding America's mission to end hunger...

Apr 28, 2015, 11:17 ET
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Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner Star in Child Hunger PSAs

Feeding America, the nation's leading hunger-relief organization, has partnered with the Ad Council to launch new public service ads (PSA) designed...

Apr 22, 2015, 12:42 ET
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Earth Day 2015: Feeding America Asks Farmers and Gardeners to Help Feed People Living on the Brink of Hunger

Spring planting season has started around the nation and Feeding America would like to encourage everyone – from gardener to farmer –...

Apr 17, 2015, 14:05 ET
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Earth Day 2015: Feeding America Leads The Nation In Recovering Food To Feed The Hungry; Yet Billions Of Additional Pounds Of Food Go To Waste

 Feeding America leads the nation in recovering food from farmers, the food industry and retailers. Last year the hunger-relief organization...

Apr 14, 2015, 08:00 ET

Map the Meal Gap 2015 Documents Hunger in Every County and Congressional District in the Nation

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today released a new study, Map the Meal Gap 2015, which finds that food...

Mar 23, 2015, 11:12 ET
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Feeding America Named As Beneficiary Of NBC'S Live 'Red Nose Day' Telecast

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, was named one of the beneficiaries of NBC's three-hour "Red Nose Day"...

Mar 17, 2015, 14:10 ET
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Feeding America Strongly Opposes Cuts To SNAP; Urges Congress To Protect The Nation's Poor and Hungry

Statement Attributable to Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America "Today House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) unveiled his budget proposal...

Mar 02, 2015, 09:04 ET
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Limited Access to Healthy Foods Leads to Health Concerns for Many Low-Income Americans

 Maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet is not an easy task for most people in the United States, and for the 49 million Americans who...

Feb 26, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Feeding America and C&S Wholesale Grocers Collaborate to Solve Rural Child Hunger

 C&S Wholesale Grocers is extending its commitment to finding solutions for rural child hunger by partnering with Feeding America to launch...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Winter Weather And Flu Season Add To The Burdens Of Millions Of Americans Facing Hunger

Millions of Americans who live on the brink of hunger are finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet this winter as record snowfalls hit...

Feb 03, 2015, 17:23 ET
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Feeding America Responds To President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

Statement Attributable to Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America: "As Congress and the President draft legislation this year to reauthorize vital...

Jan 27, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Bob Aiken To Leave Feeding America As CEO In June

 The Feeding America Board of Directors announced today that Bob Aiken has decided to resign as the organization's CEO on June 30,...