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Hunger Action Month

September 1 - 30, 2014


 

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18th Annual Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive

November 21 - November 23


Join us for the 18th Annual Mayflower Marathon sponsored by FM99 WNOR and 106.9 The Fox!

Help us provide meals to those that struggle with hunger in our community this Thanksgiving. It’s as easy as driving by and dropping off donations while our spirited volunteers cheer you on and your favorite DJ’s broadcast on the radio.

Where:

Pembroke Mall
Parking Lot near Target
Corner of Constitution Drive and Jeanne Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Times:

5:30 am Friday - 3:00 pm Sunday - non-stop for over 57 hours!!! 

Most-Needed Items:

Funds

The Foodbank can distribute over 60 meals with a $20 donation!

Start a team at home and raise funds for the Foodbank and Mayflower Marathon. Recruit others and share on social media to expand your impact!

Click here to start your Online Food and Fund Drive!

Food

Turkeys, Hams and all of the traditional sides (canned cranberry sauce, boxed stuffing mix, instant mashed potatoes, canned yams...)

As always, we need:

             Lean Canned Protein -  peanut butter, tuna, chicken, turkey, beans

Fruits and Vegetables -  canned fruits and vegetables, pasta sauce,  100% fruit juice, fruit preserves, dried fruit

Whole Grains - cereal, pasta, oatmeal, rice, crackers

Meals - soups, stews, boxed meals, canned pasta

 

 


Great American Milk Drive

April 2, 2014 - April 1, 2015

Text “MILK” to 27722 to make a $5 donation that will be converted into a coupon for our customers to be able to get a half gallon or gallon size of white milk at any area retailer.

Donations can also be made online at www.milklife.com/give. From April 15 through May 25, the MilkLife organization will match every donation, which means a $5 donation provides 2 coupons instead of just 1!

Check out this short video to learn more about the program and how important milk is to those we serve: www.milklife.com/give/videos/2342


Charity Miles

On-going

Feeding America is one of 10 charities chosen to pilot Charity Miles, a free iPhone/Android app that empowers people to earn money for charity while walking, running or biking.  Participants choose one of the app’s featured charities and hit the streets.  The app will track the participant’s distance and they’ll earn money for their charity.  Bikers earn 10¢ per mile; walkers and runners earn 25¢ per mile—all up to an initial $1,000,000 sponsorship pool. 

For more information about Charity Miles please visit:    
Website - www.charitymiles.org
Facebook - www.facebook.com/charitymiles
Blog - charitymiles.tumblr.com
Twitter - www.twitter.com/charitymiles  


Panera Bread

 

Panera Bread, the Panera Bread Foundation and Feeding America are pleased to announce a strategic alliance that will be in place through December 31, 2013. This partnership builds on Panera Bread’s long history of donating its day-end bread and baked goods as well as proceeds from its Panera Cares Community Bread Box program (donation canisters at registers) to non-profits across the country, and has been forged so that Panera can better use its resources, scale and expertise to provide not only funds but also quality, nutritious food to Feeding America and its network of local food banks.

As such, Panera LLC will be donating, in partnership with its customers, 50% of the funds from its Panera Cares Community Breadboxes at more than 700 company-owned* Panera Bread bakery-cafes to support food sourcing operations at local Feeding America food banks**. The remaining 50% of funds will be used to procure high-quality, frozen soup, which will be directed to the local food bank .

In addition, Panera will match 10% of all funds donated by its customers. This 10% match will be directed to the Feeding America national office and support efforts to source and distribute quality food to the Feeding America network.  

 



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