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Walmart donating $1.75 billion in food to Indiana Food Banks

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have announced a $2 billion cash and in-kind commitment, stepping up efforts to help end hunger in America, including 7 1/2 million donated meals* to Indiana food banks in 2010 alone. Indiana will receive a total of about 43 million meals over the five year program. The […]

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Food Finders launches Mobile Pantry Community Outreach program

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The release of the 2010 Hunger in America Study by Feeding America proves what Food Finders Food Bank has known for more than a year, the demand for food assistance by Hoosier families is increasing. “The demand this past year has been nearly overwhelming,” said Katy Bunder, Executive Director, Food Finders.  “We hear […]

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Feeding Indiana’s Hungry to purchase 1.2M meals from Hoosier producers

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –- In the last state budget, Feeding Indiana’s Hungry, Inc. was appropriated $300,000 per year for the two year budget. These funds will provide 1.2 million meals throughout the year for Hoosiers, with meat, produce and other food products purchased directly from Indiana-based commodity producers. “We are thankful for the faith the Indiana […]

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