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Source: telegram.com Posted Jul. 12, 2015 at 11:31 AM NEWTON – PR Management Corp., a franchisee of Panera Bread, has presented $25,000 to the Worcester County Food Bank as part of its Feeding America initiative. Providing hunger relief to the people of Central Massachusetts, the Worcester County Food Bank in Shrewsbury focuses on engaging, educating…

Do you want to hear about the exciting, educational, essential and transformative things that are happening with food in Central Massachusetts?  Do you want to learn about food policy and food justice?  Are you interested in farming and gardening?  Do you visit farmer’s markets?  Do you like to eat fresh, locally grown/produced food? If you…

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Source: telegram.com By Susan Spencer Telegram & Gazette Staff Sunday, June 7, 2015 The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps, might not allow people to dine like royalty. But for the roughly 860,000 low-income Massachusetts residents who rely on it, almost half of whom are in families with elderly or disabled members,…

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Source: Community Advocate Westborough – Julio’s Liquors will be hosting its 13th annual Spring Beer Fest Sunday, May 17 from 1- 4 p.m. The event will feature over 50 breweries and over 200 different beers to try. One of the top rated beer stores in the country, Julio’s Liquors has been given a 5-star rating…

Stamp Out Hunger 2015

Source: telegram.com The National Association of Letter Carriers’ 23rd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive will be held Saturday, rain or shine. Non-perishable food items can be dropped off at local post offices or left in plastic bags at a home mailbox or wherever mail is normally picked up. Please, no expired food. Thousands of…

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Source: telegram.com By Eric Stanway Correspondent Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 9:28 AM WORCESTER — It seems as if we’re being inundated through the media on a regular basis about the importance of getting more fruits and vegetables into our diets. That’s all well and good, if you happen to live in the suburbs, where…

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Source: telegram.com By Susan Spencer Telegram & Gazette Staff Posted Jun. 26, 2015 at 1:41 PM Updated Jun 27, 2015 at 10:59 AM The state Department of Transitional Assistance has made progress in identifying causes and setting clear time frames to fix the problems that caused nearly 100,000 people to lose their food stamp benefits…

Source: Bennington Banner Press Release Posted: 06/08/2015 11:32:11 AM EDT SCHENECTADY, N.Y. >> The healthy eating-focused Produce for Kids campaign with Price Chopper stores is set to launch on June 15 and will raise funds for local Feeding America food bank programs. The Produce for Kids campaign offers Price Chopper shoppers in-store and online meal…

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Source: telegram.com By Susan Spencer Telegram & Gazette Staff Monday, June 8, 2015 Whatever the cause of the bureaucratic breakdown that denied thousands of people their food stamp benefits, state officials say they’re determined to fix the problem. “I don’t believe that service excellence has to come at the expense of program integrity,” said Jeffrey…

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Source: golocalworcester.com Friday, May 29, 2015 GoLocalWorcester News Team From Saturday May 29 through June 5, Saint Vincent Hospital will be leading an effort to provide Worcester children struggling with hunger with a healthy breakfast over summer vacation. Through the hospital’s Healthy Over Hungry Drive benefiting the Worcester County Food Bank, is seeking to help…

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