Navigation Links
White Castle Contributes $25,000 to Share Our Strength(R) to Help End Childhood Hunger in America
Date:5/15/2009

CHICAGO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of tough economic times, childhood hunger is on the rise. White Castle is making a $25,000 contribution to Share Our Strength(R), the leading national organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America. According to Share Our Strength estimates, on any given day 1 out of 6 children in the United States are in danger of experiencing hunger, and in recent months, the numbers have been growing. As a result, White Castle will be presenting a check for $25,000 to Debbie Shore of Share Our Strength at the White Castle at 3205 S. Ashland in Chicago, IL 60608 on Monday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090515/CL17701LOGO)

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030828/WHITECASTLELOGO)

Debbie Shore, Co-Founder and Associate Director of Share Our Strength expressed gratitude to White Castle, "During these difficult times, it is even more important than ever to work together to make a difference in the lives of children - hunger is an enemy that robs children of their chance for normal, healthy development. We are grateful to White Castle. This donation will help us end childhood hunger in America."

Jamie Richardson, White Castle Vice President commented, "We are grateful for organizations like Share Our Strength - they don't just identify the problem, then rest easy - they lead efforts that have an impact with individuals. At White Castle, we have been dedicated to 'feeding the hungry' since 1921 - whether that hunger is for physical nourishment, growth through learning, or connection to community. We are pleased to partner with Share Our Strength, and we see this contribution as an investment in all the great work they are doing."

About White Castle

White Castle was founded in Wichita, Kansas in 1921 and is considered to be the first fast-food hamburger restaurant chain. The company owns and operates 418 restaurants in 11 states exhibiting a high degree on community involvement, with an emphasis on "giving back" at the local level.

About Share Our Strength

Share Our Strength(R) is the leading national organization working to make sure no kid in America grows up hungry. We weave together a net of community groups, activists and food programs to catch children at risk of hunger and ensure they have nutritious food where they live, learn and play. We work with the culinary industry to create engaging, pioneering programs like Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation(R), the nation's premier culinary benefit; Share Our Strength's Great American Bake Sale(R), a national grassroots effort; Share Our Strength's A Tasteful Pursuit(R), a touring dinner series; Share Our Strength's Great American Dine Out (R), a week-long program involving thousands of restaurants nationwide; and Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline(R), a cooking-based nutrition education program. Visit Strength.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE White Castle Systems, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
2. New Study Reports High Injury Rates for Hotel Workers, Even Higher Rates for Women and Nonwhites
3. Glass Lewis Recommends Arrow Shareholders Vote on the White Proxy Card for Merger With Teleflex and for Current Board of Directors at Arrow Annual Meeting
4. Arrow International Sends Letter Reminding Shareholders to Vote White Proxy Card in Support of Teleflex Merger and Election of Current Board of Directors
5. Prime Access Creates Groundbreaking Ads Targeting Urban Teens for the White Houses National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
6. Older blacks and Latinos still lag whites in controlling diabetes
7. New RAPS White Paper Details Career Development of Healthcare Products Regulatory Professionals
8. Black gay men, lesbians, have fewer mental disorders than whites, says Mailman School of PH study
9. Marian Jones Should Return Olympic Medals, Says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner
10. Whites take supplemental breast cancer therapy more often than blacks
11. Differences observed between black and white women in use of breast cancer therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Tennessee Counseling Association. ... to the network of the Tennessee Counseling Association, adding exclusive benefits and promotional ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... joined as sponsor of the 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in ... in honor of the city’s history as home to some of the world’s leading ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts ... applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention ... health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, ... and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained ... Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Marne, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... To deal with these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or ... Center of Marne, Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  MedSource announced today that it has ... solution of choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s ... their clients by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data ... nowEDC as the EDC platform of choice in ... "nowEDC has long been a preferred EDC platform ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Any dentist who has ... of the current process. Many of them do not even ... technical difficulties and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ... it at such a high cost that the majority of ... Dr. Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016  In a startling report released today, National ... by lacking a comprehensive, proven plan to eliminate prescription opioid overdoses. ... of how states are tackling the worst drug crisis in recorded ... – Kentucky , New Mexico ... . Of the 28 failing states, three – Michigan ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: