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CITGO, PS Food Mart And Folk Oil Company Fight Hunger In Michigan And Ohio

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Fifth Annual Pop-Tarts® Fundraiser to Benefit Local Food Pantries and Charities
Press Release

Homer, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Folk Oil Company and 31 PS Food Mart locations in Toledo, Ohio and across south-central Michigan have teamed up for the fifth annual PS Food Mart Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts®  fundraiser to support local food pantries, after school lunch programs and churches. Between now and Nov. 2, customers can visit their local participating PS Food Mart station to purchase and donate Pop-Tarts to a local charity chosen by the store manager.

Celebrating 10 Years of Volunteer Work in Los Angeles

by Jason Baker, FedEx Communications

If you bring up the subject of FedEx Cares Week around Mary Gonzales, you’ll see her face immediately fill with energy, and you won’t be able to miss the light in her eyes.

Safeway Awarded for Hunger Relief Efforts

A Colorado food bank thanks Safeway for ongoing support, especially during historic flooding

Community Food Share, a Feeding America food bank that serves Colorado’s Boulder and Broomfield Counties, awarded Safeway with an Access Award for our support.

Cisco Volunteers Helping to Feed the Hungry

by Bill Shields

Little known to most people, including residents of Houston, Texas, there is a peanut butter cannery here, and it is capable of producing over 1 million jars of peanut butter a year. Thanks to the coordination efforts of Terry Edge, a Cisco Channels Manager, two teams of Cisco employee volunteers produced 12,595 jars -- 21,254 pounds -- of peanut butter this month.

Why is peanut butter important?

Multiplying the Impact of Food and Housing Relief

by Ricardo Benavidez

When you have a regular paycheck, a roof over your head, your health, and a fully stocked refrigerator, it’s easy to focus on other activities of daily living.

But when you lack one or all of these things, your focus is on surviving.

A Recipe for Ending Hunger

By Mabel Hernandez

I’m an alchemist in the kitchen, making magic happen when I transform the simplest ingredients into something extraordinary.

One trick I don’t mind sharing is a recipe for making hunger disappear.

I add a dash of my passion for cooking and fold in a generous measure of nutrition awareness, drawing on my professional experience.

Getting it right didn’t happen overnight, however. Darden Restaurants Employees Help Local Charities


Second Harvest Food Bank received a $16,000 grant from local Red Lobster, Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse restaurants as part of a national effort by Darden Restaurants.

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Union Pacific Makes Food Bank Contributions

$80,000 benefits organizations in Colorado, Illnois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wyoming
Press Release

Omaha, Neb., December 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Union Pacific Railroad is helping keep eight food banks in its northern region states stocked during these tough economic times by contributing $80,000 - $10,000 to each - that will be used to purchase 1.6 million pounds of food, enough to fill eight boxcars.

Sorting it Out

By Liz, GlaxoSmithKline R&D

Sorting It Out


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