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News Briefing: Food Shortage Hits Charity Pantries

By Kate Golden on January 22, 2008No Comment
  • For the last decade, charity experts say, donors have increasingly earmarked their charitable gifts.  [New York Times]
  • Fighting over the disputed December 27 election in Kenya has pushed thousands of refugees into Uganda.  [Associated Press]
  • The supply of donated food to food banks is at its lowest level in recent memory, largely because of a steep decline in government surpluses.  [Los Angeles Times]
  • Carlyle Group co-founder William E. Conway donates $5 million to the charity So Others Might Eat to help build homes for the less fortunate.  [Washington Post]
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