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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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Purdue to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Columbia University law professor Patricia J. Williams will be the keynote speaker at Purdue University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration called “Walk the Talk.” Williams, who is the author of three books and has been published widely in the areas of race, gender, and law, as well as legal […]

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Pound For Pound Challenge inspires Greater Lafayette to lose weight to help hunger crisis

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — NBC’s The Biggest Loser, General Mills, Subway, 24 Hour Fitness and Feeding America are partnering on the Pound For Pound Challenge, a program that encourages residents in the Greater Lafayette area and Americans across the country to lose weight nationally to help provide hunger relief locally. For a second year, for every […]

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Food Finders, Meijer feed Greater Lafayette hungry

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Supercenter chain Meijer has given its first donation of gift cards to Food Finders Food Bank as a part of the company’s “Simply Give” holiday donation program. The program launched in November at all 185 Meijer stores and will provide much-needed Meijer gift cards to 185 local food pantries in the communities […]

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Boilers Care-and-Share kicks off Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will begin collecting non-food items at campus drop-off points beginning Monday (Dec. 8th) for the annual Boilers Care-and-Share drive (formerly Gifts-in-Kind) as part of the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Collection boxes will be placed in university buildings through Jan. 14 for donations of family health items such […]

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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov 16-22

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Agencies working to end homelessness and hunger in Lafayette are spreading the word about the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, taking place this week, November 16-22, 2008. “We want our community to understand that there are real people in our community who are both hungry and homeless,” said Jennifer Layton, Chair […]

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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