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With 15 Million Kids Expected to Go Hungry This Summer, Boys & Girls Clubs of America Partners With Morgan Stanley to Launch 'Million Meal Summer' Program
Date:6/12/2009

Program to Provide One Million Meals to Boys & Girls Club Members at 200 Sites Nationwide

ATLANTA, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to feed the millions of young people expected to miss meals or go hungry this summer, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced today a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to provide more than a million meals to children this summer. Through a donation from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to BGCA, the "Million Meal Summer" program will dispense more than one million wholesome, free meals and snacks to children this summer who typically receive subsidized meals during the school year.

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In conjunction with providing meals and snacks, the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian will offer comprehensive nutritional information for all participants to take home to parents.

"This summer, nearly 15 million school children in this country will go without the lunchtime meals provided to them during the school year," said John J. Mack, Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley. "The reason we are doing this is quite simple. Faced with the current economic challenges, many families are struggling to provide their children with healthy meals. It is part of our Firm's culture to act when we learn that one out of six children in the U.S. will not be getting enough to eat."

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, through its summer programs and network of more than 4,300 community-based Clubs, will distribute meals to hungry children.

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