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USPS’ ‘Operation Santa’ launches online to make holidays happy one for children, families in need

iStock(NEW YORK) — If you’re looking to lend St. Nick a helping hand from the comfort of your own home this Christmas, look no further because the U.S. Postal Service’s annual “Operation Santa” program is online.In its 107th year, Operation Santa invites individuals and organizations to adopt letters to Santa from hopeful children and families…read more »

Houston Food Bank tosses almost $3 million in fresh food after ammonia leak

iStock(HOUSTON) — Houston Food Bank is seeking volunteers to help with donations after it was forced to throw away nearly 2 million pounds of fresh food worth almost $3 million.An ammonia leak Tuesday night happened after one of the fans used to cool a refrigerated area “caved into the actual unit,” Brian Greene, president of…read more »