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Mar 3 2007 Almost a Million Homeless People in USA

WASHINGTON - The Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued its first-ever report to Congress on the scope of the homeless population in the United States. The results reveal that as of two winters ago, when a one-night count was taken in 3,800 cities, about three quarters of a million Americans are living on […]

 
 

Feb 3 2007 Florida Tornadoes Ravage Communities

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and America’s Second Harvest Bring Emergency Food to Communities Throughout the Region
CHICAGO — America’s Second Harvest — The Nation’s Food Bank Network is actively assisting the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida after overnight tornadoes slammed Central Florida cities leaving thousands without power and with only limited […]

 
 

Dec 18 2006 America’s Second Harvest Needs Your Help

Nation’s Food Banks Feel Pinch as Decrease in Donations Puts Strain on Ability to Feed More Than 35 Million Hungry Americans¬†
CHICAGO — America’s Second Harvest - The Nation’s Food Bank Network today issued a call for help asking Americans to donate funds, food or time to ensure none of their neighbors go hungry. Donations are […]

 
 

Nov 16 2006 35 Million Americans Living on the Brink of Hunger

New Study: 35 Million Americans Living on the Brink of Hunger
Charitable Food Distribution Network and Food Stamp Program Enrollment Continue to Meet Increasing Demands for Food Assistance 
CHICAGO — According to Household Food Security in the United States released today by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 35 million Americans, including 12 million […]

 
 

Oct 10 2006 4-H Youth Become Caring Adults in Their Community

CHEVY CHASE, Md. - As President Bush discusses school and youth safety today with leading administration officials, educators and youth development organizations at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., the 4-H youth development movement continues to help the nation’s youth become confident, caring adults who feel connected to their communities. The […]

 
 

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