Feeding America Named the Nation’s Second Largest Charity
Feeding America

Feeding America has been ranked No. 2 on Forbes’ top 100 charities for 2019, making it the second year in a row that Feeding America has been rated as No. 2. by Forbes. The ranking was determined by private contributions and financial data from 2018….

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LISC and Starbucks to Finance Change in Chicago
LISC

Starbucks Coffee Company has announced a $10 million investment initiative to help drive economic activity in Chicago. LISC-Chicago and Starbucks will work together to finance over 500 loans to support small businesses and create jobs in underserved communities. In addition, the organizations will provide borrowers…

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Feeding America and Disney Help Create Healthier Generations
Feeding America

The Walt Disney Company has contributed $500,000 to Feeding America to increase the amount of healthy meals provided to children and families in need. The funds will be distributed to over 30 food banks throughout the U.S. that source produce and will help improve access…

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Red Cross Provides Aid to Wildfire Evacuees
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is working to provide disaster-relief services in California as three wildfires continue to spread in the northern and southern regions. Through its partnerships, Red Cross has provided more than 2,400 evacuees access to meals, shelter, relief supplies, health services, and spiritual…

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Facebook Partnership Helps Increase Blood Donations
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Facebook have partnered together to implement a new blood donation feature on Facebook that allows people to sign up to become a blood donor. The feature connects donors with nearby Red Cross blood donation centers and notifies them when blood…

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Fight Food Waste From Your Phone with Feeding America
Feeding America

As restaurants and grocery stores offer more fresh, healthy options and look for ways to conserve the environment, Feeding America is testing new methods to rescue that food when it’s in danger of going to waste. Instead of being discarded, Feeding America’s food rescue tech…

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Caterpillar Foundation Grant Provides Meals to Thousands
Daily News

Feeding The Valley Food Bank announced a $30,443 grant from the Caterpillar Foundation to provide food to more than 12,500 people who face hunger in Troup County. Feeding The Valley President and CEO, Frank Sheppard, thanks the Caterpillar Foundation for its commitment to helping to…

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