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Pass the Plate - Take Action on Hunger

Pictured: DHEC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, took the challenge and shared “On an empty stomach I can’t be active.

By Emily Pineda, DHEC  252 more words

Community Health

Making their mark: Tucson Hebrew Academy alumni

In his 1971 Yom Kippur sermon, Rabbi Arthur R. Oleisky of Congregation Anshei Israel called for the formation of a Jewish day school in Tucson. Rising to the challenge, Bertie and the late Jack Levkowitz and David and Judy Leonard joined the rabbi and his wife, Betejoy, as the nucleus of a committee that soon swelled to include many other families. 478 more words

Professional Work

New Rutgers Food Pantry Aims to Feed an Underreported Population: Students

“There are more than 1.1 million people in New Jersey who do not know where their next meal will come from, according to 2014 data from Feeding America and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. 126 more words

Rutgers Research

How to Join the Fight Against Hunger in Alabama

For more than a decade, Ramon Arias has led Bravo Corporation in Birmingham, Alabama, as its president. When not involved in his responsibilities for work, Ramon Arias seeks to help individuals in need in the greater Birmingham, Alabama, community. 166 more words

Ramon Arias Birmingham Alabama

Three Ways to make an Impact during Hunger Action Month

Today is September 1, or the start of Hunger Action Month! Several organizations have different names and social media campaigns for this month, but the goal for this month is to raise awareness about food insecurity in America. 797 more words

September food truck to be held at City Life Church

GRAND RAPIDS August 31, 2016– Any residents needing food assistance this month can stop by New Life Church of God in Christ, 1072 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids on Thursday, September 15, to pick up several pounds of fresh produce and baked goods. 170 more words

Grand Rapids

July and August food trucks serve over 120 households

GRAND RAPIDS August 30, 2016– The West Michigan labor community, partnered with Heart of West Michigan United Way, held its July food truck at First Community AME, and its August food truck at New Life Church of God in Christ, both in Grand Rapids, where over 120 households were able to receive food assistance. 218 more words

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