News & Public Affairs12/20/11 Olivia Kabat
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There are many people in need of food this holiday season and there may be relief in sight for some residents of Pinellas County. Fresh fruits and vegetables will be offered to those in need during two upcoming produce giveaways.
The produce giveaways are just in time for the holiday season. Farm Share, a non-profit organization provides surplus produce. Mia DeVane, Director of Communications and Development for Farm Share says they provide food distributions a...Be the first to comment
05/16/11 Andrea Lypka
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The Tampa Bay Indian community honored its volunteers on May 15 at the Indian Cultural Center. They are committed to care for the helpless, forsaken, mentally ill, old and sick people. One of the honorees is Narayanan Krishnan who grew up in Madurai, India. At the age of 19 he was working as a chef for a five star hotel. But his career took a turn in 2002.
âI saw a very, very old man eating his own human waste for food,â Krishnan said.
He never left to Switzerland to work as a cook...Be the first to comment
Robert Rowen on human needs in Nepal and the ACLU's Howard Simon on how our state Legslature ignores democratic principles04/25/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up first today Robert Rowen, founder of a local group called Global Action Coalition talks about a Nepali New Year's celebration this Friday in Tampa and his group's effort to provide food and education to school children in Nepal (phone: 813-546-9819).
Later we'll hear from ACLU Florida director Howard Simon about the state Legislature and laws being disc...1 comments
11/11/10 Andrea Lypka
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Go hungry for a day so another won't have to- this was the pledge some USF students and faculty took when they participated to the Fast- A-Thon organized by the Muslim Students Association at USF on November 10. This year, the event raised more than $5,000 for charity. The funds were donated to a local food pantry, a free health care clinic and for flood victims in Pakistan.
No food, no water for 12 hours for a good cause - this was the pledge that student Avan ...Be the first to comment
02/05/10 SeÃ¡n Kinane
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A new report, called Hunger in America 2010 has just been released and it has some astonishing findings about who has to go without food. Marc Sutherland is Resource Development Director for America's Second Harvest of Tampa Bay.
[Hunger in America 2010](http://feedingamerica.issuelab.org/research/listing/hunger_in_america_2010_local_report_prepared_f...Be the first to comment
01/28/09 SeÃ¡n Kinane
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As Tampa prepares for Sundayâs Super Bowl, a group of NFL playersâ mothers announced that they have raised more than a half-million pounds of food for the countryâs food banks.
This morning at Americaâs Second Harvest of Tampa Bay in east Tampa, four members of the Professional Football Playerâs Mothers Association PFPMA teamed up with Campbellâs to donate 1,000 cans of soup.
Wilma Char McNabb, mother of Philadelphia Eagl...Be the first to comment