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Dec 11, 2014, 17:53 ET
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Feeding America Deeply Disappointed In House Failure To Pass The Supporting America's Charity Act

Statement attributable to Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America: Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization, is deeply...

Dec 10, 2014, 15:19 ET
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Feeding America is Nation's Third Largest Charity, According to Forbes Magazine

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, has moved up one spot and now ranks No. 3 on Forbes Magazine's list of...

Dec 09, 2014, 18:22 ET
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Feeding America Calls For Enactment Of The Supporting America's Charities Act

Statement attributable to Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America: "Feeding America calls on Congress and President Obama to swiftly enact The...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Tony Robbins and Feeding America® Launch New Partnership on Giving Tuesday 2014 to Help Families in Need

As a child raised in a food-insecure home, best-selling author, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Robbins has partnered with Feeding America,...

Nov 21, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Tony Robbins and Feeding America® Partner to Take on the Challenge of Hunger to Help Struggling Families

Best-selling author, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Robbins has again partnered with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:23 ET
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Feeding America, National Geographic and Mario Batali Team Up To Share Stories of Hunger and Hope in Our Country

Feeding America today announced that acclaimed chef Mario Batali will serve as a guest editor for National Geographic magazine's Your Shot...

Nov 18, 2014, 07:00 ET
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From Paycheck to Pantry: Hunger in Working America

More than half (54%) of all households seeking charitable food assistance from the Feeding America network include at least one member who had...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Feeding America Calls for Senate Passage of the America Gives More Act

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization, is calling for the Senate to act swiftly to pass the America Gives More...

Nov 06, 2014, 12:34 ET
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Disney Donates $1 Million To Feeding America To Help Families Access More Nutritious Food

Feeding America, the nation's leading hunger-relief organization, salutes Disney for its $1 million donation, the vast majority of which will...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Feeding America Releases New Findings From Landmark Hunger Report

Feeding America, the nation's largest provider of charitable food assistance to low-income Americans, today announced additional findings from its...

Sep 26, 2014, 10:59 ET
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Feeding America Mourns The Loss Of Former President And CEO Sister Christine Vladimiroff, OSB

 Feeding America is today mourning the loss of Sister Christine Vladimiroff, OSB, who served as president and CEO of the charity from 1991 to...

Sep 16, 2014, 13:57 ET
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Census Bureau Reports 45 Million People in Our Nation Live in Poverty - Feeding America Responds

Statement Attributable to Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America: "Today the U.S. Census Bureau reported that 14.5 percent of the nation's...

Sep 08, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Feeding America, Bank of America Team Up to Fight Hunger with 2:1 Match

 Feeding America and Bank of America today announced the kickoff of the highly successful Give A Meal program. The annual giving campaign that...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:55 ET
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New Data From USDA Shows 49M People (16M Children) Are Food Insecure In The US

 The United States Department of Agriculture reported today that 14 percent of American households remain food insecure – meaning 1...

Sep 02, 2014, 12:51 ET
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Nationwide Network Of Food Banks Unites To Raise Hunger Awareness During Hunger Action Month(TM) In September

Hunger advocates from across the country will be wearing orange on Hunger Action DayTM - Thursday, September 4 - in an effort to raise awareness of...

Aug 18, 2014, 07:00 ET

More Than 46 Million People Turn To The Feeding America Food Bank Network To Make Ends Meet

 One in seven Americans, more than 46 million people, including 12 million children, rely on food pantries and meal service programs to feed...

Jul 30, 2014, 12:16 ET
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Allstate and The Allstate Foundation Help Prepare Local Food Banks for Disaster Response Through Renewed Feeding America Partnership

Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, announced today The Allstate Foundation and Allstate Insurance Company, the...

Jul 17, 2014, 18:22 ET
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Feeding America Lauds Passage by House of Food Donation Giving Incentives (H.R. 4719)

Feeding America commends the House of Representatives for passage of H.R. 4719, the America Gives More Act. H.R. 4719 includes legislation...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:59 ET
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Feeding America Hosts Briefings on Hunger and Health This Thursday July 17th

 Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, is pleased to host Hill briefings on the intersection between hunger,...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Feeding America Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

 Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today announced that for the third consecutive year it has earned a...