FOOD BANK

  • Ponty Chadha Foundation sets up food banks in Noida, Ghaziabad November 21, 2013

    Ponty Chadha Foundation, an initiative working on the philosophy of general welfare, on November 20 announced its alliance with India Food Banking Network (IFBN), to provide essential food grains to the needy in Noida and Ghaziabad. The Foundation has established a Food Bank in Ghaziabad that will help in moving food...
  • Delhi food banks to help distribute food among poor June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi will soon be the first city in the country to set up food banks through which excess cooked and uncooked food will be collected from wedding receptions, parties, social functions, hotels and individual donors for distribution among hungry and poor people. The scheme is being modelled on the...
  • Phelps sad over family hurt after marijuana pipe photo March 13, 2009

    New York: Michael Phelps insists he's more worried about the pain he caused family, friends and fans than losing money in endorsements after he was photographed inhaling from a marijuana pipe called a bong. In an interview with NBC television, the swimming star didn't directly answer the question of whether he...
  • US food bank gets an Olympicsized cereal donation March 13, 2009

    San Francisco: Kellogg Co has recently donated thousands of boxes of cereal with Michael Phelps' picture on them to the San Francisco Food Bank. Kellogg last month declined to renew it's endorsement deal with the Olympic swimming star after a photo surfaced showing him smoking from a marijuana pipe. Food bank executive...
  • US food banks reel under global financial recession February 28, 2009

    Recession continues to take its toll on the middle class American with many more empty stomachs to feed, food banks in the states are finding it tough to keep going. The recession has begun to hit the middle class American . ...