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OKC Regional Food Bank, governor launch food drive

Oklahoma consistently ranks among the top 10 hungriest states with more than 675,000 residents struggling with hunger every day, Gov. Mary Fallin said during a kickoff press conference Tuesday at OKC’s Regional Food Bank. “Time and again, Oklahomans have proven themselves to be the most caring and giving individuals in the nation. Last year, Oklahomans

After Aubrey

Aubrey McClendon Credit: Shannon Cornman The nonprofit sector was put on notice by the company in January with a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing that stated Chesapeake planned to significantly curtail its charitable giving. The company did not disclose how much less it would be giving to charitable causes. Chesapeake’s 2011 annual report showed

Leader of the packs

The idea of silly first-world problems makes the real problem of hunger even more invisible. The truth is, foodinsecure families reside throughout the first world, the Oklahoma City metro area included. According to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, one in four children in the state is underfed. Since Rodney Blevins founded the organization in

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