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May 17, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
Let them eat . . . well . . . everything. Some 75 Los Angeles-area chefs will whip up tapas, Chinese food, cheesecake, ice cream, espresso, sausage and much, much more at the ninth annual Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation Los Angeles smorgasbord and fund-raiser Saturday night at Universal Studios Hollywood. The event is part of a circuit of Share Our Strength events taking place nationwide, with 100% of the proceeds going to hunger-relief programs.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 17, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
Let them eat . . . well . . . everything. Some 75 Los Angeles-area chefs will whip up tapas, Chinese food, cheesecake, ice cream, espresso, sausage and much, much more at the ninth annual Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation Los Angeles smorgasbord and fund-raiser Saturday night at Universal Studios Hollywood. The event is part of a circuit of Share Our Strength events taking place nationwide, with 100% of the proceeds going to hunger-relief programs.
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May 30, 1995 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At the worst of possible times, the U.N. Children's Fund has conceded the most troubling of possible news: Its staff in Nairobi stole $1 million in relief funds for suffering Africans and wasted $8 million to $9 million more. In a statement from New York, UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy said: "This is a serious blow to UNICEF." In the last couple of years, the agency has received highly positive notices for its work with children victimized by the bloody crises in Rwanda and Somalia.
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May 30, 1995 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At the worst of possible times, the U.N. Children's Fund has conceded the most troubling of possible news: Its staff in Nairobi stole $1 million in relief funds for suffering Africans and wasted $8 million to $9 million more. In a statement from New York, UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy said: "This is a serious blow to UNICEF." In the last couple of years, the agency has received highly positive notices for its work with children victimized by the bloody crises in Rwanda and Somalia.
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January 24, 1992 | From Associated Press
The American Red Cross disaster relief fund is $28 million in debt after two straight years of record-breaking numbers of storms, floods and other disasters, the organization reported Thursday. "We have a very difficult situation," said Elizabeth Hanford Dole, president of the Red Cross, in issuing the organization's second major appeal to the public for funds in less than a year.
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January 24, 1992 | From Associated Press
The American Red Cross disaster relief fund is $28 million in debt after two straight years of record-breaking numbers of storms, floods and other disasters, the organization reported Thursday. "We have a very difficult situation," said Elizabeth Hanford Dole, president of the Red Cross, in issuing the organization's second major appeal to the public for funds in less than a year.
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