Unsold food from ABIA donated to charity to reduce waste

Remember what your mother told you about that food you didn’t eat on your plate? Someone out there would be grateful to have it. That’s why Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is going to do their part to reduce food waste. The airport’s food rescue program started on March 1 and, in the first month, 3,500 unsold…

Metallica Rock Fonda Theatre in L.A. for Charity

Metallica continued their string of unique performances surrounding the release of their new album, Hardwired… To Self-Destruct, with an intimate theater gig in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 15. The show took place at the Fonda Theatre, with proceeds benefitting the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. The legendary metal band performed new tunes “Atlas Rise!,” “Moth Into Flame”…

This Food Truck Serves Free Burritos To Homeless People In Los Angeles

Source: The Huffington Post / Sarah Ruiz-Grossman This food truck is serving up free burritos, wrapped in community kindness, to people in need. The Share A Meal food truck, run by nonprofit Khalsa Peace Corps, gives out hot burritos to homeless people around Los Angeles five days a week. Volunteers make anywhere from 150 to 250 burritos per night,…

Charity continues to feed thousands in northeastern Alabama

Source: The Anniston Star / Laura Camper When Reaching Out International makes its monthly visits to Cleburne County, hundreds of people normally show up to get some of the food the group brings. Tuesday was no exception. From women with babies balanced on their hips to older people who needed a chair to rest in…

Group wants to start mobile food pantry for Hagerstown-area homeless

Source: Herald Media / Dave McMillion A group of people who have been volunteering to help various local organizations now wants to start a mobile food pantry to distribute food to those living in homeless camps in the Hagerstown area. Of the 60 people involved in the group, about 20 are area physicians, including Dr….

Tasty charity run raises $153,000 this year

Source: The State Journal-Register / John Reynolds Organizers of the annual Fat Ass 5K, perhaps the most unique and colorful run in downtown Springfield, distributed more than $150,000 to about 35 area charities Thursday. The money was raised in May when more than 4,000 people participated in the annual fundraiser. Some ran it as a traditional…

Martina McBride’s charity helps local organization

Fans of country singer Martina McBride are working together to help a local group this week. In conjunction with McBride’s concert engagement at the LaPorte County Fair on Friday, members of Team Music is Love, the singer’s charity initiative, will be on hand to prepare some of McBride’s favorite dishes for a women’s shelter in…

Volunteers make sure homeless don’t miss a meal after July 4th fire

Fire damaged a community center for the homeless in Mesa on the July Fourth holiday, but volunteers and neighbors of the nonprofit stepped in to make sure no one missed their morning meal. The fire, at 4:30 a.m. Monday, was likely caused by a wiring issue in the security monitoring system, according to dining room…

Auburn’s Check-Out for Charity getting ready for spring move-out

Auburn University students leaving the Plains after graduation will have the opportunity to donate household items to benefit the community during the 23rd annual Check-Out for Charity May 2-8. Students will try to top last year’s total of 2,368 pounds of food and 1,055 cubic yards of household items. The event is organized by Auburn…