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Ashley Pierson is the Food and Nutrition Editor for Miss A. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from Michigan State University, and is following her passion for food after leaving the pharmaceutical industry where she worked as a sales representative for nearly a decade. Ashley loves locally grown food and has great fun coming up with new recipes using these local treasures as the foundation. She lives in Traverse City, MI, voted by Midwest Living magazine as a top 5 foodie town. Ashley lives with her husband, son and daughter near the shores of Lake Michigan.

Baskin-Robbins Honors Military This Veterans Day


This Veteran’s Day will be a whole lot sweeter. Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest ice cream chain, will donate 10 cents from each scoop of ice cream sold in the United States to benefit our military troops, military families and veterans. This special veterans day donation is part of the Baskin-Robbins Every Moment Counts Campaign […]

Teal Pumpkin Project Brings Awareness To Childhood Food Allergies


Halloween conjures images of ghouls and goblins, orange and black and of course candy. This year the color teal is coming on the scene with a very important message. The Teal Pumpkin Project is seeking to bring awareness regarding childhood food allergies by providing non-food treats for trick-or-treaters. To identify involvment, people are asked […]

Hungry Howie’s Supports Breast Cancer with #LOVEHOPEPIZZA Campaign

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Hungry Howie’s, a top ten American pizza franchise, will be serving pizza in a special way to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month with the Love, Hope & Pizza campaign. During the month of October, at all Hungry Howie’s Pizza locations, pizza will be served up in a pink box with the signature National Breast […]

Rachael Ray Celebrates 9th Season By Donating 9 Million Meals To No Kid Hungry

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Hard to believe 9 seasons have gone by since the start of the Rachael Ray Show. In classic Rachael Ray style, she is celebrating the season big and asking her audience to get involved too. The goal is to provide 9 million meals to hungry Americans in her new […]

Napa Valley Vintners To Donate $10 Million To Community Disaster Relief Fund

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With less than a month since the earthquake hit Napa Valley with devastating effect, neighborly love is being expressed. Napa Valley Vintners is a nonprofit trade association that has announced their plans to donate $ 10 million dollars to help with relief efforts to those in the Napa […]

Arby’s Foundation Fights To End Childhood Hunger With No Kid Hungry

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Photo Credit: Arby’s Foundation

Arby’s is known for their roast beef but they also believe in chartible giving through their foundation which focuses on ending childhood hunger in America. Arby’s Foundation started in 1986 as a way to gice back to the communities Arby’s serves. Since that time more than 58 Million dollars […]

Keurig Partners With Charity:Water To Help Rwanda

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Most would agree, that water is a basic necessity of life. Keurig agrees and is helping bring clean water to those in need in Rwanda. Keurig is partnering with charity: water to help bring 1 million people clean water by 2020. Charity: water is a non profit organization with a mission to […]

Kellogg’s Fuel For School Scholastic Free Book Program

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School days are upon us and many families across the nation start their day with Kellogg’s. This is also the start of ‘Kellogg’s Fuel for School Scholastic Free Book Program.’ Receiving books through Scholastic has never been so satisfying. Start collecting codes in specially marked packages to redeem a free […]

Jeff Bridges Fights Childhood Hunger As No Kid Hungry National Spokesperson

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Photo Credit: No Kid Hungry

Jeff Bridges is a celebrated Academy Award®-winning actor, a musician, a photographer and a philanthropist who is fighting childhood hunger in the USA. Since 2010, Jeff Bridges has served as National Spokesperson for the No Kid Hungry Campaign. Arkansas welcomed the No Kid Hungry campaign and national spokesperson […]

Still Time To Join Walmart’s Eat Healthy Together Challenge

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The Walmart Foundation has donated $15 million for a summer family food initiative. The donation will provide free meals and nutrition education programs to help children and families. The education portion is an effort to help families learn healthy eating habits. That is a skill that will impact generations to come.

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