America's Second Harvest
America's Second Harvest Urges Congress to Increase Support for the Food Stamps Program
24 Jul 01 | America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest hunger relief charity, the Food Research and Action Center, a leading national anti-hunger organization, and the American Public Human Services Association.
Food Banks Affiliates of America's Second Harvest Declared Victory Against Hunger Award Winners
02 Jul 01 | For the eighth consecutive year, Victory Wholesale Grocers and the D.C.-based Congressional Hunger Center have teamed up to recognize local anti-hunger organizations that have worked effectively to fight hunger in their communities.
America's Second Harvest, Newman's Own, Ford Partner for Hunger Relief
18 Jun 01 | America's Second Harvest, Newman's Own and Ford Motor Company announced today a partnership to improve food distribution in rural areas throughout the United States. Paul Newman, Robert Forney, and Bill Ford participated in the launch ceremony.
Vacation for Hunger? Food Bank and Agency Demand Rises during Summer
05 Jun 01 | The school year is winding down and children are looking forward to the long lazy days of summer vacation. For the one in five children who face hunger in our country, summer is a mixed blessing.
Letter Carriers to Collect Food Saturday in Over 10,000 Cities Across America
10 May 01 | Letter carriers on Saturday will collect non-perishable food donations along their postal routes in over 10,000 cities and towns across America in the nation's largest one-day effort to feed the hungry.
Robert H. Forney Named President and CEO of Chicago-Based America's Second Harvest
09 May 01 | Headquartered in Chicago, America's Second Harvest is a national network of more than 200 regional affiliate food banks and food-rescue organizations that provide over $2.3 billion in food and grocery products to 50,000 local charitable agencies.
America's Second Harvest Urges U.S. Congress to Raise TEFAP Commodity Levels and Offset Distribution Costs of Surplus Models
03 Apr 01 | In quantifiable benefits, TEFAP commodities – fruits and vegetables, grains and beans, meat, poultry and fish – helped America's Second Harvest Network provide nearly 200 million meals to low-income people last year.
Hunger Relief Tax Incentive Act Would Increase Food for Hungry People
14 Mar 01 | Feeding 26 million hungry Americans is always a challenge, but with the help of the Good Samaritan Hunger Relief Tax Incentive Act, getting more food donations would be easier, according to testimony offered today before the Senate Finance Committee.
Webvan Delivers $283,000 in Food to Fight Hunger
12 Mar 01 | As part of its ongoing effort to fight hunger in the communities it serves, Webvan Group, Inc. announced today that it will contribute $283,000 in groceries to food banks in the America's Second Harvest network serving nine metropolitan areas.
Millions of Pounds of Surplus Spuds Donates to Hungry Americans
15 Feb 01 | The nation's largest hunger-relief charity, America's Second Harvest, is making a plea to the general public to help transport more than 20 million pounds of Idaho russet potatoes that have been donated from this year's bumper crop.
Fran's Healthy Helping and the Greater Chicago Food Depository Distribute Nutritious, Fun Meals to Needy Children in Pilsen
14 Feb 01 | Fran's Healthy Helpings is making meal time nutritious and fun for needy children in Cook County. The manufacturer of healthy frozen meals for kids is donating more than 9,000 Fran's Kids Meals to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
American Pie Council's National Pie Day on January 23rd to Benefit America's Second Harvest Food Banks
21 Jan 01 | Pie isn't just for Thanksgiving anymore!! Understanding today's pie revival is just the beginning of a whole new taste sensation. Apple, pumpkin and cherry pies are taking a back seat to the new generation of pies now on the marketplace.