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on : Sunday, 17 Jun, 2012
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Doubling Down On The Fight Against Older American Hunger

(NAPSI)—Nearly 9 million Americans 50 and older are currently struggling with hunger or lacking sufficient nutrition and food resources. And the problem is predicted to increase 75 percent by 2025, according to AARP Foundation. Fortunately, an effort to eradicate this growing problem is under way and gaining traction. Since AARP and AARP Foundation launched Drive to End Hunger last year, the initiative has donated more than 6.6 million meals and driven corporate and individual donor commitments with an expected value of $18.1 million. Chase Card Services (Chase), a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., makes a donation to AARP Foundation for
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on : Monday, 21 May, 2012
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Local NAACP President Takes Part in White House Forum

Washington, D.C. -- On May 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted a White House Forum on Housing to discuss programs and initiatives promoted by the Obama Administration that help responsible homeowners and struggling communities hit hardest by the housing crisis. The White House Housing Forum convened Georgia housing officials, regional and local leaders, housing and development alliances and community advocates in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building for the discussion. Mr. Nate Sanderson, local NAACP president, was delegated by Georgia NAACP president