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Sep 17, 2015, 12:33 ET
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New Research Finds Wide Disparity In Food Costs Throughout The Nation

 Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap 2015 study finds many low-income communities that are home to a significant number of food-insecure...

Sep 08, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Chef Mario Batali, Feeding America® To Host Tele-Town Hall To Share Latest Child Hunger News And Put Pressure On Congress

 Nearly 16 million children face hunger in the United States, and the federal nutrition and feeding programs that support them expire at...

Aug 31, 2015, 10:22 ET
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Feeding America and Bank of America Partner to Tackle Hunger in America

Feeding America® and Bank of America today announced the launch of the fifth annual Give A Meal charitable program. The leading domestic...

Aug 31, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Feeding America Encourages All Americans To Join Hunger Action Month to Bring Awareness To The 49 Million People Struggling With Hunger

 The fight to end domestic hunger will be at the head of the table this September as hunger-relief advocates come together for Hunger Action...

Aug 27, 2015, 12:34 ET
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Feeding America and Hurricane Katrina: The Nation's Largest Hunger-Relief Organization Commemorates the 10-Year Anniversary of the Worst Natural Disaster in Modern American History

The following resources are being provided by Feeding America for the Hurricane Katrina 10-year anniversary: VIDEO AVAILABLE: Feeding America...

Aug 26, 2015, 08:30 ET
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Feeding America, Caterpillar Foundation Partner to Help Feed Families and Children in Need

 Feeding America, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization, and Caterpillar's philanthropic organization, the Caterpillar Foundation,...

Aug 17, 2015, 12:45 ET
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Feeding America Welcomes Dr. Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS As Lead Scientist And Senior Medical Advisor

Feeding America is pleased to announce that Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS will be serving as lead scientist and senior medical advisor. In her new...

Aug 12, 2015, 12:10 ET
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Woman's Day Tackles Food Insecurity In September 2015 Issue "I Had No Money For Food"

 As part of a year-long partnership with Feeding America to raise hunger awareness, Woman's Day profiled media mogul Cathy Hughes, the founder...

Aug 05, 2015, 18:29 ET
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Feeding America Strongly Endorses The Hunger Free Summer For Kids Act

Statement Attributable to Matt Knott, President of Feeding America "Feeding America strongly endorses the Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act, which...

Jul 29, 2015, 17:13 ET
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Betsy Brandt, Jennie Garth And Samantha Harris Say No To Summer Hunger By Serving Lunch With Feeding America To Kids In Need

Feeding America Entertainment Council members Betsy Brandt, Jennie Garth and Samantha Harris are helping fight child hunger in Los Angeles. As part...

Jul 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Feeding America Asks Senate To Strengthen Tax Incentives For Food Donations

Statement Attributable to Matt Knott, president of Feeding America: "Feeding America strongly encourages the Senate to include the America Gives...

Jul 22, 2015, 13:10 ET
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Family Dollar, National Suppliers & Feeding America Team Up for Fundraising Campaign

Family Dollar is looking to fight hunger this back-to-school season. The company announced its second-annual "Back to Success" program with Feeding...

Jul 09, 2015, 09:15 ET
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8 Million Baby Boomers Are Facing Hunger In The U.S.

 More than eight million Baby Boomers age 50 to 64 are turning to charitable food assistance to make ends meet, according to a new report...

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...