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From the Center for People in Need...please share
Dear Friends of the Center for People in Need,
We want to let you know that the Center is holding a special distribution this week to aid flood victims in Lincoln’s North and South Bottoms neighborhoods as they work to recover from the severe damage to their homes from last week’s storms. As friends of the Center, we know you have great compassion for others in need so we’d like to share with you ways you might be able to help.
Those in the North and South Bottoms can come to the Center for People in Need between 10:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday to receive recovery items.
Beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, May 12) and Wednesday, the Center will be open from 7am to 7pm to accept donations. Individuals will be available to unload vehicles.
Specific items being sought include:
• Laundry Soap
• Bottled Water and Soda
• Personal Care Items
• Other Disinfectants
• Plastic Totes
Those wishing to make a financial donation can make it via mail or online here. If writing a check, please put flood victims in the Memo line.
Thank you as always for any help you can provide.
Center for People in Need
In our previous email blast regarding Child Nutrition Reauthorization, an incorrect link was included. We apologize!
Please use this link to submit your letter to Congress. Working together is crucial to bring awareness to the cause and make a difference. Thank you!
TIME FOR ACTION -WE NEED ALL OF YOU!
Right now, we have an important opportunity to advance our mission by showing Congress that their constituents care about ending child hunger.
One important item of our legislative agenda—Child Nutrition Reauthorization - is moving forward in Congress, and we need your help to demonstrate strong support for this priority.
We encourage you to sign the letter below, which outlines our priorities for the bill.
• The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Network sign-on letter urges Congress to make new investments in child nutrition programs, particularly during out of school times – after school, holidays, weekends, and summer – when our network steps up to fill the gaps.
Simply click the following link and sign your organization on to the letter.
While the legislative process for both bills will not end here, we have a rare opportunity before us to advance our mission and we hope you'll sign on to this important letter.
Hy-Vee Summer Fresh Pasta Salad Recall
Hy-Vee pulls pasta salad from stores due to potential threat of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria contamination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 28, 2015 – West Des Moines, Iowa – On April 27, 2015, Hy-Vee, Inc. issued a recall for Hy-Vee Summer Fresh Pasta Salad that is sold in its stores' kitchen department cold cases and salad bars. The pasta was recalled after Hy-Vee was notified the frozen vegetables used to make the ready-to-eat pasta were potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The frozen vegetables were produced by Inventure Foods, Jefferson, Georgia.
For more information click here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm444946.htm