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August 19, 2011

ELKTON, Fla. - Nourishment Network North Florida teamed with Bank of America to provide emergency food relief for hundreds of school children and their families at South Woods Elementary School in Elkton on Friday, Aug. 19.

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August 19, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Feds Feed Families national food drive has already produced impressive local results for Nourishment Network North Florida and its member agencies – with more than 90,000 pounds of food donated by the military personnel, families and commissary vendors at NAS Jacksonville during the past month. Included in that total is a donation of more than 70,658 pounds of General Mills nonperishable food that arrived at the NAS Jax Commissary on Friday, Aug. 19...

August 18, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Nourishment Network North Florida Kids Cafe Program will operate 42 sites during the 2011-12 school year as part of the Afterschool Snack Program, a subcomponent of the Child Care Food Program provided through the Florida Department of Health. The Kids Cafe sites offer low-income children in their neighborhoods a safe place to find nourishment, have positive role-models and participate in educational and social development activities. The...

June 15, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Wells Fargo announced a donation of $20,000 to be divided between Nourishment Network North Florida and three other Florida food banks as part of the company’s brand rollout celebration in downtown Jacksonville on Wednesday morning. The event concluded a nearly three-year conversion of Wachovia Bank branches to Wells Fargo & Co. in the northeast Florida market.

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June 14, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Nourishment Network North Florida rolled out 13,000 cans of Campbell’s Chunky Soup at its warehouse Tuesday afternoon, where the food bank staff was joined by Jacksonville Jaguars mascot Jaxson De Ville and members of The Roar to celebrate the team’s second-place finish in the most recent Chunky Soup Click for Cans competition.

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May 17, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The results are in from the 10th Annual Canstruction® competition at the Jacksonville Landing, and the winner among local voters was "Gnome More Hunger" – a structure made in the form of giant garden gnome by The Haskell Company.

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May 11, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ready. Set. FOODFIGHT!
 
Fine food and spirits will abound – along with a festive battle for best culinary presentation – on Thursday, June 9, when the 21st Annual Jacksonville FOODFIGHT™ takes place at EverBank Field’s Touchdown Club East.
 
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May 10, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, 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.

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April 25, 2011

ImageNourishment Network North Florida has canceled its the the inaugural St. Augustine Empty Bowls Luncheon, originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, at Flagler College.

Unfortunately, ticket sales are not sufficient to warrant putting on the event.  In all good conscience, Nourishment Network cannot expend time, resources and funds on hosting an...

April 25, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Creativity through the use of cans and non perishable foods will be on display at the Jacksonville Landing April 29-May 13 as part of the 10th Annual Jacksonville Canstruction® competition benefiting Nourishment Network North Florida.

The event brings together professionals from the design, construction and engineering communities who put their talents to use to help make a difference in the lives of those who are less fortunate. Teams design and...

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