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UC Campuses To Fight Hunger With ‘Global Food Initiative’

University of California students in Los Angeles and statewide will be taking part in a new initiative that officials hope will eradicate hunger and improve nutrition at home and abroad.

07/01/2014

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Villaraigosa Participates In Food Drive To Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa participated in the largest single-day food drive in the world over the weekend.

05/13/2012

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Food Pantries Strapped By High Demand, Low Donations

Food pantries are places of last resort for many people down on their luck, trying to survive in this economy. But the L.A. Regional Food Bank reports that many of the agencies that provide free food for those in need are in need themselves.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011

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Need Up, Donations Way Down At Local Foodbanks

A group of young volunteers are doing what they can to put a dent in the mounting hunger in Los Angeles.

08/11/2011

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Food Bank Demand Soars To Record Levels In LA, OC

A record surge in demand for food assistance around the Southland is putting a strain on local food banks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/07/2011

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Billy Shore Of ‘Share Our Strength’ Visits KCAL9

Billy Shore, the founder of Share Our Strength, visited KCAL 9 Monday to discuss his book, “The Imaginations of Unreasonable Men,” which shares the saga of the scientists and organizations seeking to wipe out malaria.

12/13/2010

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Struggling Food Banks Short On Thanksgiving Turkeys

At least one local food bank will be giving out more chickens than turkeys this Thanksgiving thanks to record demand amid a lingering recession.

11/18/2010

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