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Christmas in July Arrives for Ohio Charity

Summer is a tough time for St. Vincent de Paul, a leading charity fighting hunger in Cincinnati, Ohio. Hunger rates are high where St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati operates, well above the national and state averages according to Feeding America.

But donations go down during the summer compared to the holiday giving season. With schools closed, many needy children lose access to the free lunches they get during the academic year. Impoverished families need even more help during the summer months.

While St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati has been struggling with this summer crisis, outside the city a different problem has been taking place at Burwinkel Farms of Ross, Ohio.

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Giving Tuesday a chance to feed a “silent guest”

On December 1 is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving back and showing the true meaning of the holiday season. It’s a chance to fight hunger at home and abroad.

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday

This Saturday, May 9, is the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. It takes place nationwide.

You are asked to leave canned food donations by your mailbox on Saturday morning. These should be non-perishable canned food items.

Read more at Examiner.

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Teacher’s Facebook wish inspires donation

A holiday wish will bring joy to millions into the new year. Last month, teacher Maggie Hillman posted a message on Facebook wishing that hungry families would get the food they desperately need.

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Feed a “silent guest” on Giving Tuesday

Imagine if you looked out your window and saw starving refugees from the war in Syria. They have traveled for days to escape the civil war in that country.

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Newspapers featuring the “Silent Guest” program to feed the hungry

Here is a list of newspapers and media sites that published my article on feeding a ‘silent guest” this holiday season! A couple of the newspapers also published their own editorial endorsing this holiday tradition to feed the hungry.

Baltimore Sun

Boston Herald

The Cincinnati Enquirer

The Des Moines Register

Detroit Free Press

The Green Bay Press Gazette

Global Hunger Examiner

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Missoulian newspaper (MT)

Monterey Herald

Red Bluff Daily News

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury News Editorial

Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune Editorial

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How Boston can fight hunger with chocolate

Lots of candy will be purchased from Halloween through the holidays. Imagine if every purchase could help a person in need. That is what the Seattle Chocolate Company is doing with its Chocolate Gives Campaign.

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