|Recent Agency News
FROZEN PIZZAS recall - please read
5/3/2013 4:04:00 PM
May 2, 2013 - Nestlé USA’s Pizza Division today announced the voluntary recall of select production codes of four different frozen pizzas sold in the U.S.
• California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) Crispy Thin Crust White®, UPC 71921 98745; production codes are 3062525951, 3062525952 and 3063525951.
• California Pizza Kitchen® Limited Edition Grilled Chicken with Cabernet Sauce, UPC 71921 00781; production code is 3059525952.
• DiGiorno® Crispy Flatbread Pizza Tuscan Style Chicken, UPC 71921 02663; production codes are 3057525922 and 3058525921.
• DiGiorno® pizzeria!™ Bianca/White Pizza, UPC 71921 91484; production code is 3068525951.
To learn more about this recall, click here: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2013/05/nestle-recalls-frozen-pizzas/
Food for Friends Event - May 4, 2013
4/26/2013 2:02:00 PM
Come and join hands across Lincoln to help insure food security throughout the community!
Suggested donation $5 or 5 canned goods!
Part of the Mayor's Interfaith Service Week
2:30 - Community Garden groundbreaking with Big Garden
3 to 5 - field day games, service opportunities, food available
4:30 to 5:30 - live entretainment
Meet at Garden Space - on 56th Street just west of Huntington
For questions contact Mara Bailey at Nebraska Wesleyan University - firstname.lastname@example.org 402-465-2398
MILK - Important news, please read!
4/22/2013 4:15:00 PM
Starting this Thursday, April 25th we will be adding the fresh milk into our inventory every Thursday around noon. This will allow you to place orders for fresh milk starting on Tuesdays and you will get milk a week earlier!
Thursday, April 25th we add milk in the system
Monday, April 29th – we get the milk at the Food Bank
Tuesday, April 30th – agencies start getting the milk we received the day before
Monday, May 6th – agencies are still receiving their milk a week earlier
Please contact Mariana if you have any questions.
Strawberries, come get some!
4/19/2013 1:07:00 PM
We have received a load of good strawberries! We need your help to distribute this product to our clients. So come on over to the Food Bank today - Friday, April 19th and get some at no cost. They are delicious!
See you soon!
Monthly surveys and Hunger in America Study
4/2/2013 10:03:00 AM
Thank you all of you that attended the Second Annual Agency Gathering! It was great to see you there and your response to it was really great! These activities help us keep doing more of what we do well!!
We covered many topics and one being the monthly submission of how many clients you serve. This is mandatory for all agencies. You need to submit your survey to us in a monthly basis no later than the 10th of the following month. We created new forms, so please look at the instructions on how to fill them and how to submit them via Agency Express. You can find them in our website under Agency, Ordering and Inventory or here: http://www.lincolnfoodbank.org/agency_inventory.php
Depending on your agency and/or program, you will need to fill out the “On Site Meal Provider” and/or the “Pantry or Multiple Service” form(s). Once you have read them, please contact Mariana if you have any questions. Please submit for all 2013 to date.
The Hunger Study 2014 is on its way! We will be visiting many of your organizations during the next couple of months and we appreciate all the help you can provide us! Mariana will be calling each agency ahead of time to confirm date/time and location.
Thanks again and enjoy your spring!!
2nd Annual Agency Gathering Reminder
3/15/2013 9:40:00 AM
Just a note to remind that our 2nd Annual Agency Gathering is happening next TUESDAY, March 19th from 8:30 to noon at NET (1800 N. 33rd St).
I hope you can make it! It will be an inspiring event and also an opportunity for you to share with us your ideas, thoughts, comments and all!!
Please feel free to share this invitation with anybody within your organization that would like to attend. Just send Mariana an email with the names of the participants.
Hope to see you there!!
Gathering Reminder and Advocacy call
3/5/2013 2:19:00 PM
Just a reminder about our 2nd Annual Agency Gathering happening on Thursday, March 19th from 8:30 to noon at NET (1800 N 33rd Street, Lincoln). We will have several topics that we believe you will find informational and energizing.
Please send an RSVP email to Mariana with the names of those attending.
Also, it is never too late for some advocacy efforts and remind our representatives of the importance of the programs that help us support our clients. Please take a few minutes and sign the following letter via Feeding America.
2/20/2013 1:49:00 PM
As Congress makes important decisions about how to reduce the deficit and pass a Farm Bill, it is critical that they understand the vital role anti-hunger programs play in keeping your community strong. Sign your organization on to the letter below to help us educate Congress about the need to protect and strengthen programs and policies that help low-income Americans struggling with hunger.
Please sign up here and make a difference!
Agency Gathering on March 19
2/18/2013 9:47:00 AM
Come and join us at our 2nd Annual Agency Gathering!
Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
From 8:30 am to noon
1800 N. 33rd Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Some topics will be:
Culture of Compassion - by Susie Blue
Agency Council Initiative
Map the Meal Gap, ONE Goal
Client Success Story
You can't miss it! Please let me know who is coming by March 8.
Hope to see you all there!!
2013 Poverty Guidelines
2/8/2013 2:54:00 PM
Click here for the 2013 poverty guidelines... http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/13poverty.cfm