America's Second Harvest
Hunger, Homelessness On the Rise in Major U.S. Cities
18 Dec 02 | As housing costs continued to rise faster than incomes and the national economy remained weak, requests for emergency food assistance increased an average of 19 percent over the past year, according to a 25-city survey released today.
Winn-Dixie and Unilever Bestfoods Join Hands to Help Hungry
26 Nov 02 | The Seasons of Giving campaign gives Winn-Dixie shoppers the opportunity to donate money at checkout to America's Second Harvest food banks and food-rescue affiliates. Winn-Dixie and Unilever Bestfoods will then match those donated funds.
America's Second Harvest to Receive $100,000 Donation From Office Depot to Help Feed the Hungry This Holiday Season
14 Nov 02 | According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture today, 33 million Americans - 13 million children and 20 million adults - live in families that suffer from hunger or live on the edge of hunger.
ReDO Takes Lead in Helping Postal Service Increase Donations of Undelivered Items
11 Nov 02 | New U.S. Postal Service regulations that went into effect on October 31, 2002, will make it easier for the Postal Service to donate undelivered product samples and other undelivered items to food banks and homeless shelters.
P.F. Chang's Second Annual Lettuce Wrap Day November 18th To Benefit America's Second Harvest
04 Nov 02 | All proceeds from the national sales of our signature dish, Chang's Chicken in Soothing Lettuce Wraps and the Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps will be donated to America's Second Harvest.
America's Second Harvest, Newman's Own, Ford Strengthen Commitment to Fight Hunger
25 Oct 02 | America's Second Harvest, Newman's Own and Ford Motor Company have partnered again to provide trucks and food to 12 food banks to address the growing issue of hunger in rural America.
The Dannon Company Announces the Winners of the National Search for Families Feeding AmericaTM
22 Oct 02 | The Dannon Company today announced that Evelyn Browne of Evans, GA and her family are the Grand Prize Winners in the Dannon search for Families Feeding AmericaTM contest. The Brownes run an annual Halloween-themed food drive.
Macy's West Launches For the Second Year the More Community Campaign
16 Oct 02 | For the second year, Macy's West is presenting the "More Community" campaign to raise funds for four agencies: the affiliate food banks of America's Second Harvest, the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research and education, the United ...
Start a Tradition of Peace and Giving with a Lindsay Olive Holiday Wreath
14 Oct 02 | Traditionally, Lindsay® Olives appear on a relish tray, in a family recipe or as a cocktail garnish at holiday gatherings. This year, Lindsay Olives may be hanging on the front door as a festive, symbolic holiday decoration.
"Team Hungry Man" Adds Muscle to the Fight Against Hunger
13 Oct 02 | They may not be Arnold Schwarzenegger, but they are the next best thing. The four muscle-bound men carrying groceries to cars at Cincinnati-area Kroger Food Stores the week of October 14 are members of "Team Hungry Man."
America's Second Harvest Announces 2002 Hunger's Hope Award Winners Road
07 Oct 02 | America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest charitable hunger-relief organization, today announced its 2002 Hunger's Hope Awards. This year, the Donor of the Year Award was presented to The Procter & Gamble Company.
America's Second Harvest and Campbell's Chunky Soup Declare October Tackling Hunger Month!
01 Oct 02 | With a simple click of the mouse or a visit to the grocery store throughout the month of October, NFL fans can help generate much-needed donations to help feed America's hungry.
USDA Announces Food Stamp Outreach Grants
24 Sep 02 | America's Second Harvest provides emergency food assistance to 23 million Americans every year - of whom only three in 10 are using the nation's bedrock anti-hunger program, food stamps, to supplement their family's food budget.
Hormel Foods, America's Second Harvest Partner to Fight Hunger
03 Sep 02 | The number of Americans suffering from hunger - including millions of children, senior citizens and people with jobs - is on the rise. In fact, the USDA reports that more than 33 million Americans today (one in 10) are "food insecure."
The Pampered Chef, Ltd.® Invites You to Help Fight Hunger
01 Sep 02 | As part of an ongoing effort to fight hunger, The Pampered Chef, Ltd.® has partnered with America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest hunger-relief charity, for its 12th annual "Round-Up from the Heart" campaign.
Millions of Children Return to School This Fall Too Hungry to Learn
19 Aug 02 | Notebooks, backpacks, pencils - of all the essential school supplies parents buy, food may be the most important to their children's academic success. Unfortunately, nearly one in five children in America is hungry or at risk of going hungry.
Hunger. A Choice No One Should Have to Make.
15 Aug 02 | In a single moment tens of thousands of parents in America make the choice to spend their limited cash resources on food for their children or on the other basic necessities of life: housing, medical care, or utilities.
ConAgra Foods Provides 13 Million Pounds of Nutritious Food to Hungry Kids During the Summer
06 Aug 02 | "The parents of 13 million children face very difficult choices and often cannot afford to purchase the basic necessities of life--food, housing, and health care. ConAgra Foods is committed to helping make sure children are fed," said Lynn Phares.
America's Second Harvest Names Al Brislain Head of Affiliate Relations
30 Jul 02 | In this new position, Brislain will manage and oversee relations with the organization's affiliate membership of more than 200 food bank and food rescue programs.
"Victory Against Hunger" Award Winners!
25 Jun 02 | Every member of the Congress was given the opportunity to nominate organizations in their own community to receive one of the $1,000 prizes that are underwritten by Victory Wholesale Grocers. The Center received 50 nominations and made 20 awards.