FEED THE CHILDREN GIVES DONATIONS TO SUPPORT MILITARY CHARITIES

International hunger relief organization, Feed The Children, will donate more than half a million dollars to national and regional non-profits assisting military families across the United States.

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 25, 2010) International hunger relief organization, Feed The Children, will donate more than half a million dollars to national and regional non-profits assisting military families across the United States. The donations will take place in the coming months to support groups that assist enlisted personnel, the wounded, veterans and their families.

Some of the non-profits receiving donations include:

  • Wounded Warrior Project ($100,000)
  • USO ($50,000)
  • Operation First Response ($100,000)
  • The National Military Family Association ($100,000)
  • Disabled American Veterans Charitable Services Trust ($100,000)
  • San Diego Armed Services YMCA ($45,000)

Five of the eleven receiving agencies are Feed The Children’s fellow Oklahoma charities including Paralyzed Veterans of America Mid-America Chapter, Operation Homefront in Lawton, Altus Armed Services YMCA, Lawton Armed Services YMCA and The Hugs Project.

The donations are just one example of how Feed The Children is helping military families across the United States. More than 1,700 families received food on the Americans Feeding Americans Caravan in May, and another 2,000 will receive help throughout the remainder of the year.

“In this tough economic time, many are living paycheck to paycheck, but let’s not forget those who protect our country may have families that need extra help as well,” said Feed The Children spokesperson Tony Sellars. “These donations are our way of saying ‘Thank you’ and to support our military men and women.

To see the impact of Feed The Children’s Americans Feeding Americans Caravan and other military efforts in your area visit www.AmericansFeedingAmericans.org.

 

About Feed The Children

Founded in 1979, Feed The Children is one of the largest international charities based in the U.S., with the mission of providing hope and resources for those without life's essentials. Feed The Children is accredited by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance and has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Using an integrated program to defeat hunger, Feed The Children distributed over $120 million in food, essentials and medicine in the United States and 23 other countries in fiscal year 2013.

For more information, please visit www.FeedTheChildren.org.


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