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Hunger Hits Home

Childhood hunger: Is it something that only “other people” suffer from? Hardly. In fact, according to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, more 16 million kids in the United States live in families that struggle to put food on the table. That’s an astonishing 1 out of every 5 kids. In recognition of this enormous problem, the Food […]

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Project Angel Food

The Jolly Tomato took a break from writing yesterday to meet up with other bloggers from Food Bloggers Los Angeles for a volunteer project at Project Angel Food in Los Angeles. Project Angel Food is an organization that provides free, nutritious meals to people throughout Los Angeles who suffer from HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other illnesses. […]

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A Fund For Jennie

A Fund For Jennie

Regular readers have heard about the sad situation with food blogger Jennifer Perillo, whose husband Mikey died suddenly two weeks ago. Following the outpouring of support with the #apieforMikey project, several of her close friends have set up a fund for donations for Jennie and her daughters. To contribute, please visit Bloggers Without Borders, a new nonprofit […]

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A Pie for Mikey

The food world is pretty small. Sure, there are thousands of food enthusiasts, writers, and bloggers out there – but when you get down to it, it’s a pretty tight-knit bunch. Earlier this week when food blogger Jennifer Perrillo of In Jennie’s Kitchen lost her husband, Mikey, suddenly and unexpectedly to a heart attack, the […]

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