Navigation Links
The Salvation Army Takes a Bite Out of Hunger
Date:5/29/2008

Chicagoans Urged to Donate One Dollar to Change Lives

CHICAGO, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army challenges Chicagoans to "Take a Bite out of Hunger" during its 70th Annual Donut Day campaign. On June 6th, an all-volunteer army of hundreds of Donut taggers will hit the streets during a fundraising event at Thompson Plaza. The annual event began during World War I when volunteers handed out donuts to troops on the frontlines. This year, the battlegrounds have moved to our hometown in an effort to defeat the growing epidemic of hunger impacting the lives of Chicagoans every single day. Volunteers will collect funds to battle hunger in the local area and donors will receive tags redeemable for free donuts at participating Duncan Donut shops in Chicago.

It has become evident that hunger in Chicago has taken on a new dimension as more and more middle income families are seeking assistance. "The escalating costs of food has left many families on the brink," says Lt. Colonel David E. Grindle, The Salvation Army's divisional commander. The Salvation Army, the area's largest direct provider of social services, has seen an increase in individuals and families who are unable to make ends meet. "Your dollars can help stop hunger and save lives," says Grindle. "Thousands are turning to us for help because their groceries just don't last and they don't have money to buy more."

Agencies providing meals and assistance to the hungry estimate they now are providing services to 60 percent more people than they did in 1998. The Salvation Army alone provided more than 1.8 million nutritious meals last year to hungry people of all ages across metropolitan Chicago. The Army has programs to provide meals to the homeless, housebound, those in its shelter programs, and people at poverty levels. However, the increase in basic food items and gasoline for mobile feeding vehicles has a clear budget impact. "We will not stop feeding, but we need yo
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Salvation Army, Metropolitan Division
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. The Salvation Army Responds to Immediate Needs of Survivors and Relief Workers in Southern California Wildfires
2. Batman Takes on Gotham City With a Little Help From Milk
3. Whole Foods Markets(R) Destination Summer Celebrates a Journey of American Flavors; Kicks Off With Sweepstakes & Free Shopper Grilling Guide
4. TV Icon Takes a Shot at Staying Slim
5. Aflac Duck Takes Care of Business
6. Golden Rainbow Takes a Musical Journey for Its 22nd Annual Ribbon of Life Production Show
7. Study takes a step toward better defining fatigue
8. Sacramento Chiropractor Takes Aim at Reducing Car Accident Injuries
9. Federation of State Medical Boards Takes Interim Steps Toward Maintenance of Licensure Model Policy
10. Hypertension Takes Huge Toll in Developing Countries
11. Brain Patterns Predict Mistakes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... OR (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Five ... firm Hodgkinson Street LLC announces new branding and ... Hodgkinson Street Mepham . After David Mepham’s promotion to ... their brand and website to include Mepham’s name and ... medical malpractice and mediation firm, the decision to implement ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Tara Haelle HealthDay ... -- More than 100 genes have been identified that ... report. And researchers say they are on their ... may contribute to the disorder. Autism spectrum disorders ... and social difficulties and repetitive behaviors. An estimated one ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... 5.75 billion by 2020, according to a new study ... consumption, coupled with surging demand for sugar and fat ... expected to augment the demand for prebiotics over the ... http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/prebiotics-market , Food & beverage was ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Victory Healthcare, a privately ... third quarter infection rates and patient satisfaction scores. ... of only two percent or less, and the ... 98 percent. , “We are delighted with our ... satisfaction scores,” said Robert Helms, chairman and CEO ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. ... be bad for your health, a new study reports. ... help strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. These benefits to bone ... part of a healthy diet. But this new study ... men or women from bone fractures, and was linked to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hodgkinson Street Mepham Rebrands 2Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 2Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 3Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 4Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 5Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 2Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 3Health News:Is Milk Your Friend or Foe? 2Health News:Is Milk Your Friend or Foe? 3
... , ... More than 100 million Americans are expected to make a New ... healthy and exercising, are among the top three most common goals. Historically, ... Americans quit after three months. , To help those committed to adopting ...
... Tenn., Dec. 31 Emdeon (NYSE: EM ), a ... announced that it will make a presentation to attendees at the ... 11 to 14, 2010 in San Francisco, California. , The presentation ... time/1:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, January 14, 2010. A ...
... , IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Dec. 31 ... has submitted its license application to the U. S. ... and fluorine extraction processing facility. , Steve T. Laflin, ... application represents another significant accomplishment for the Company and ...
... Roslyn Franken recommends ... diets, pills and gimmicks and without going hungry or feeling deprived. , ... Ottawa, ON (Vocus) December 31, 2009 -- The ... Canadian adult population. In fact a new word – “globesity” has now been coined to ...
... A ... , ... -- Celebrating the holidays under the grip of addiction is not what this family wanted. ... holidays. "Before he began using drugs like xanax, marijuana, and opiates like oxycodine and ...
... Massage Envy ... , ... Massage Envy , the nation’s largest massage therapy provider, recommends ringing in a healthy new ... with resolving to eat healthier, take vitamins and exercise more frequently, incorporating massage therapy into ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Healthy, Delicious Recipes and Tips From the Biggest Loser Resort Help Celebrate a New Year and a New You 2Health News:Healthy, Delicious Recipes and Tips From the Biggest Loser Resort Help Celebrate a New Year and a New You 3Health News:Emdeon to Present at the 28th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2Health News:International Isotopes Inc. Announces Submission of the License Application for Their Uranium De-conversion and Fluorine Extraction Processing Facility 2Health News:International Isotopes Inc. Announces Submission of the License Application for Their Uranium De-conversion and Fluorine Extraction Processing Facility 3Health News:Turn New Year's Resolutions to Lose Weight into Reality 2Health News:Mother and Son Spend Holidays Free of Drug Addiction 2Health News:Ring in a Healthy New Year with Massage Therapy in 2010 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) announced today it ... health systems to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care ... System in Alabama ; Community Health Systems ... Pennsylvania , Northwest Medical Center, including Oro Valley Hospital ... Tennessee ; and Premier Health in ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014  CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: ... company specializing in oncology, today announced an upcoming ... drug candidate, aldoxorubicin.  The presentation, titled, "Drug Conjugates ... be given by Sant P. Chawla , ... and principal investigator of the Company,s ongoing global, ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014 Today, ... (ORS), announced that it was awarded a two-year ... healthcare services company that serves the more than ... Children,s Hospital Association and Provista.  ... on feedback from member hospitals who attended the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Regional Health Systems 2CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Regional Health Systems 3CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Regional Health Systems 4CytRx Announces Oral Presentation at 2014 Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium 2CytRx Announces Oral Presentation at 2014 Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium 3CytRx Announces Oral Presentation at 2014 Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium 4DripDrop Partners With Novation To Help Hospitals Address I.V. Saline Solution Shortages; ORS Product Used For Ebola Outbreak 2DripDrop Partners With Novation To Help Hospitals Address I.V. Saline Solution Shortages; ORS Product Used For Ebola Outbreak 3DripDrop Partners With Novation To Help Hospitals Address I.V. Saline Solution Shortages; ORS Product Used For Ebola Outbreak 4
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: