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    This March, Food Lion Feeds helped to provide more than 2.2 million meals*, in partnership with its customers, as part of its annual orange bag campaign. From March 3rd through the 23rd, customers purchased specially marked Food Lion Feeds orange bags at each of Food Lion’s more than 1,000 stores. Each bag sold helped provide 5 meals to the stores local Feeding America® member food bank. Additionally, customers made cash donations equating to more than 1.2 million meals, which was donated to Feeding America® to help the national hunger-relief organization meet unprecedented demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. “At Food Lion, we care about nourishing and supporting our neighbors in need” said Jennifer Blanchard, director of community relations for Food Lion. “We are grateful to our customers who supported their local neighbors this March and helped put hope on their tables. Through...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chefs from across Chicago are joining forces to feed thousands of families in need.The non-profit Fight2Feed is utilizing kitchen space provided by McCormick Place to expand its reach and help even more people."I pretty much look at what we get and all the ingredients we receive and make meals out of them," said Chef Jeffrey Benzon.On what's called Serving Tuesday, local chefs from Fight2Feed come together to cook meals for people in need."It's really about us doing our job as humans to take care of other humans and for us it's kind of like why not," said Fight2Feed founder and CEO Jiwon McCartney.They've gone from feeding roughly 1,500 people a month before the pandemic, to that many in one week."There's certainly a market for people who are going to need that food, but don't necessary have access to it," said Phil Siddu, Fight2Feed Community Resource Director.McCartney, who...
    In sickness and in health: South Dakota man with genetic kidney disease receives life-saving transplant from his wife Dutch parliament becomes second in a week to accuse China of genocide in Xinjiang Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, like millions of others in Texas last week, was dealing with water and power issues when the massive winter weather storm hit the state. Yet Murray, a Dallas-area native, wasn’t concerned with his own safety during the storm even as his power kept flickering out and his water wouldn’t heat up at his home. Instead, he quickly donated 60,000 meals to the North Texas Food Bank, he told the Arizona Republic on Thursday. “I know, not thinking about myself, there’s way more people that didn’t have food, don’t have the money to go get groceries,” Murray said, via the Arizona Republic. “They didn’t have power, they didn’t have water at all. So...
    He participated in the Feed Your City Challenge food drive in Compton shortly before Thanksgiving. And Nick Cannon, 40, was back helping those in need on Tuesday in Hollywood when he partnered with the popular Japanese restaurant Yamashiro and the Singapore-based entertainment company HollyGold to donate free meals to the Hollywood Food Coalition. The multi-talented comedian and rapper was on the front lines distributing boxes of groceries with the radio host Ellen K. of Los Angeles' KOST. Charity: Nick Cannon, 40, helped out those in need on Tuesday when he joined the Japanese restaurant Yamashiro and the entertainment company HollyGold to hand out meals in LA Nick stuck with comfortable clothes for his active day of carrying heavy boxes. He used the public opportunity to promote his own entertainment company Ncredible via his scarlet hoodie. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Eiza Gonzalez joins Jake...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s a coronavirus pandemic milestone for Catholic Charities. On Wednesday, it distributed its 1 millionth meal to New Yorkers in need, dating to when the virus first struck in March. Timothy Cardinal Dolan was on hand, offering prayer and praise, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported. It’s an accomplishment worth bragging about. All the meals were distributed in six months, and represented two and a half times what Catholic Charities provided during the same period last year. But, as Cardinal Dolan noted, Catholic teaching says don’t brag about charity. “Jesus told us not to blow a trumpet in front of the good works that we do. So that’s not what we’re doing this morning. We’re not bragging, all right? What we’re doing is praising God for the generosity he has inspired,” Dolan said. CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Tri-State Coronavirus Travel Advisory Quarantine List Resources, Hotlines, Unemployment & Covering Bills...
    RICHMOND, Texas -- In Texas, Tex-Mex is practically its own food group! From the crispy, smoked street tacos to tender, marinated fajitas, La Cocina in Richmond, Texas is a true Tex-Mex staple.For owner Andres Novoa, opening a restaurant was his American dream. When Novoa opened La Cocina, he partnered with Meals on Wheels to help elderly neighbors, hosting fundraisers every year.Over the years, La Cocina has donated over half a million dollars to Meals on Wheels. Novoa says he is grateful to his loyal customers, who have kept supporting La Cocina even during challenging times.
    RICHMOND, Texas -- In Texas, Tex-Mex is practically its own food group! From the crispy, smoked street tacos to tender, marinated fajitas, La Cocina in Richmond, Texas is a true Tex-Mex staple.For owner Andres Novoa, opening a restaurant was his American dream. When Novoa opened La Cocina, he partnered with Meals on Wheels to help elderly neighbors, hosting fundraisers every year.Over the years, La Cocina has donated over half a million dollars to Meals on Wheels. Novoa says he is grateful to his loyal customers, who have kept supporting La Cocina even during challenging times.
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