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Nourishment Network Hunger Caravan hits the road, distributes food resources to residents in Alachua County

News Date: 
August 17, 2010

The inaugural Nourishment Network North Florida Hunger Caravan took to the roads and delivered important food resources to more than 350 low-income households in Alachua County on Tuesday, Aug. 17.

Nourishment Network receives donation of two refrigerated trucks from JPMorgan Chase

News Date: 
July 26, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – At a time when more and more families in Florida face the threat of going hungry, Nourishment Network North Florida announced today that Chase will donate of two state-of-the-art refrigerated food delivery trucks, supplying the First Coast’s hungry with fruits, vegetables and other fresh foods. Chase also generously donated funds to operate each of these trucks for the first year.

Wal-Mart State Foundation grant allows Shands Jacksonville, Nourishment Network to expand nutrition program for expectant mothers

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April 05, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - On Monday, April 5, Nourishment Network North Florida and Shands Jacksonville launched an expanded Nutrition for Mothers, Nourishment for Babies Healthy Food Program at the Shands OB-GYN clinic.

A kickoff event at the hospital featured a cooking demonstration by Chef Jessica Bright, a local television and radio personality, as well as distribution of healthy food products to all women who attend their appointments that day.

First Coast once again shatters record for food collected in the NALC Food Drive with 351,000 pounds

News Date: 
May 11, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - For the third consecutive year, the Jacksonville community has set a new standard for generosity in the National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive. This year’s event produced more than 351,000 pounds of much-needed nonperishable food resources for people in need on the First Coast.

UPDATE: NALC Food Drive 2010

News Date: 
May 08, 2010

On Saturday, May 8, volunteers and Nourishment Network staff joined forces with the National Association of Letter Carriers and residents of the First Coast for the 18th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive - a national event that produces hundreds of thousands of pounds of much-needed food resources that will go to people in need in North Florida.

Help 'Stamp Out Hunger' on Saturday, May 8, in the National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive

News Date: 
May 06, 2010

ImageJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Nourishment Network North Florida works each day to answer the call in the ongoing battle against domestic hunger, but the food bank is reaching out this weekend and asking the First Coast community for a helping hand during the "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Save-A-Lot opens its doors in Jacksonville, benefits Nourishment Network

News Date: 
March 16, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Save-A-Lot food stores, the nation's leading hard discount grocery chain, opened its sixth store in Jacksonville on March 15. The company's newest store is located at 8000 Lem Turner Road, Jacksonville, FL 32208. Part of the grand opening included a $2,500 gift to Nourishment Network North Florida.

Study reveals unprecedented number of north Florida residents seeking emergency food assistance

News Date: 
February 02, 2010

A landmark study released today by Nourishment Network North Florida and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, reports that more than 170,700 people receive emergency food each year through Nourishment Network and the agencies it serves in north Florida.*

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