December 13, 2013
For Immediate Release
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Community
Partners Com Ed and Mariano’s /Roundy’s Fresh Market will Give-a-Way Holiday
Food Baskets and New Coats on December 14, 2013.
On today, Saturday, December 14th
and home foreclosures, Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and
, 2013 against a backdrop of skyrocketing unemployment
community partners, ComEd and Mariano’s /Roundy’s Fresh Market will give away holiday
food baskets and new coats.
“This Christmas, times continue to be difficult for many, said
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr.”
We have over 50 million Americans in poverty today and more children live below the poverty
level. At some point in their lives, over half of all U.S. children will be on food stamps which
suggest problems of poverty and hunger in this country.
This cycle of poverty must be broken--- for their good and ours!
Immediately following the live International Broadcast today Rainbow PUSH Coalition will
distribute food baskets and new coats generously donated by our community partners Com-Ed
and Mariano’s/Roundy’s Fresh Market at the National Headquarters 930 East 50th
Chicago, IL 60615
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formed in December 1996 by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through merging of two organizations
he founded Operation PUSH People United to Serve Humanity (estab. 1971) and the Rainbow Coalition
(estab. 1984). With headquarters in Chicago and offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Detroit, Houston,
Los Angeles, New York and Oakland, the organization works to make the American Dream a reality for
all citizens while advocating for peace and justice around the world. RPC is dedicated to improving the
lives of all people by serving as a voice for the voiceless. Its mission is to protect, defend and gain civil
rights by leveling the economic and educational playing fields while promoting peace and justice around
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