America's Second Harvest

America's Second Harvest Taps Senior Quaker Manager to Head Up Food Donations
20 Jun 02 | Michael J. Halligan, a senior manager at the Chicago-based Quaker Foods and Beverages unit of PepsiCo, will join America's Second Harvest as Senior Vice President in charge of Food Business Development and Logistics in mid-July.

No One Should Be Hungry in America
05 Jun 02 | America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest hunger-relief charity, today sponsors the first-ever "National Hunger Awareness Day". Two-thirds of the children America's Second Harvest emergency agencies serve participate in the school lunch ...

America's Second Harvest and Philip Morris Respond to Worsening Hunger Need in Nation by Expanding Emergency Food Assistance Program
04 Jun 02 | To help meet this growing demand for emergency food assistance, America's Second Harvest (A2H) recently received $1 million from one of its strongest partners, Philip Morris Companies Inc. The principal operating companies of Philip Morris ...

Albertson's and America's Second Harvest Announce Hunger-Relief Partnership
20 May 02 | Albertson's, Inc. (NYSE:ABS) today announced plans to donate $25,000 and raise an additional 2.5 million pounds of food for America's Second Harvest. Albertson's summer food drives are expected to raise up to an additional 2.5 million pounds of ...

ConAgra Foods Donates Chicken Nuggets, Turkeys, Corn Dogs, Granola Bars, French Fries, Pudding to Hungry Kids in the Summer
20 May 02 | ConAgra Foods, North America's second -largest food company, is stepping to the plate to make sure hungry children get a nutritious meal this summer. ConAgra Foods' Feeding Children Better initiative, a multi-year, multi-million-dollar commitment...

Chicago Law Partner Appointed To Key Hunger-Relief Post
08 May 02 | His vision and leadership will move us toward our goal of creating a hunger free America," said Robert H. Forney, President and CEO of America's Second Harvest. Forney joined America's Second Harvest a year ago, after serving as the Chicago Stock...

May 11 Letter Carriers' Food Drive to Benefit Food Banks and Food-rescue Organizations
08 May 02 | Faced with increasing demand for emergency food assistance and a major influx of hungry families during the summer months, the 10th annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive will be conducted on Saturday, May 11, to benefit affiliates of America's ...

America's Second Harvest Applauds Nutrition Gains in New Farm Bill
08 May 02 | Food stamp program improvements in the farm bill include restoring food stamp eligibility for legal immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for five or more years and extending food stamp benefits to people leaving the federal cash assistance ...

CARE Act Would Increase Food For Hungry People
11 Apr 02 | Passage of the CARE Act, S. 1924, would increase food donations from family farms and small local businesses, increasing donations to the hunger-relief charity by according to a statement issued today by Robert H. Forney, President and CEO of ...

One In Ten Americans Face Hunger
14 Mar 02 | The USDA report, "Household Food Security in the United States, 2000," estimates that slightly more than 12 percent of the U.S. population lives in food insecure households with varying degrees of hunger risk. The USDA report follows a recent ...

ConAgra Foods Donates Nine Million Pounds of Food to Help Feed Hungry Children
06 Mar 02 | ConAgra Foods, Inc. today announced a donation of nine million pounds of food to America's Second Harvest to help fight child hunger in America. ConAgra Foods' nine million pound match builds on its two-year-old Feeding Children Better program, ...

America's Second Harvest Joins USDA in Summer Meal Initiative
04 Mar 02 | Two-thirds of the children America's Second Harvest emergency agencies serve participate in the school lunch program but only14 percent receive lunch during the summer. Last summer, America's Second Harvest joined ConAgra Foods Feeding Children ...

Citizens from every state in the nation join America's Second Harvest to issue urgent call to action for more food for the hungry
27 Feb 02 | Others are food-relief workers or volunteers who have witnessed rising numbers of children, seniors and families turning to food pantries, soup kitchens and other hunger-relief programs to make ends meet. The increase in hunger must be met with a...

American Airlines donates 350,000 Prepared Meals To Hungry Americans
20 Dec 01 | America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest hunger-relief charity, today announced it had received 350,000 frozen entrees and sandwiches from American Airlines' food service facilities in major hub cities across the country.

The Ranks of Low-Income Hungry Americans is Growing According to America's Second Harvest National Study
14 Nov 01 | More than 23 million Americans nationwide sought and received emergency hunger relief from America's Second Harvest network of private charities in 2001, an increase of about 9 percent, or nearly two million people, since 1997.

America's Second Harvest Receives $100,000 Donation from Office Depot at Local Ceremony to Feed Hungry Americans
12 Nov 01 | Today, at a local ceremony, Martha Pickett, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Programs from America's Second Harvest, was presented with a $100,000 donation from Office Depot, the world's largest seller of office products and supplies.

America's Second Harvest Distributes Thousands of Pounds of Food for Disaster Relief
20 Sep 01 | America's Second Harvest, the national network of food banks and food-rescue organizations, is part of the national disaster response team that moved into action just hours after the terrorist strikes occurred September 11.

The Hunger Site Returns to Help Millions in Need
01 Sep 01 | After five weeks of downtime, The Hunger Site ( - the world's leading online activism site, where over 150 million visitors have given more than 250 million cups of food to the world's hungry - is back online.

The Pampered Chef Ltd. and America's Second Harvest Join Forces in the Fight Against Hunger
31 Aug 01 | As part of its ongoing effort to combat hunger in America, The Pampered Chef, Ltd., has partnered with America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest hunger-relief charity, for its 11th annual "Round-Up from the Heart" corporate giving campaign.

Vitasoy Launches New Refrigerated Soymilkwith Donation of 44,000 Cartons to America's Second Harvest Food Banks Nationwide
13 Aug 01 | To mark the launch of its new refrigerated soymilk line, Vitasoy USA Inc., one of the nation's leading soyfoods producers, this week donated 44,000 cartons (approximately 285,000 servings) of soymilk to food banks in major East and West Coast cities.

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