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[10/28/13 - 11:25 AM]
USA Network and Feeding America Help Modern Families Put Food On The Table This Holiday Season
The pledge drive will run online through National Family Week and into mid-December.

[via press release from USA]

USA NETWORK AND FEEDING AMERICA PARTNER TO RALLY FANS AROUND COMBATING HUNGER

Drive To Put Food On The Table For The Holidays Kicks Off at USA's Modern Family Fan Appreciation Day on October 28 and Runs Online Through Mid-December

USA to Match Monetary Contributions to Feeding America

NEW YORK, October 28, 2013 - With the holiday season approaching, USA Network is teaming up with Feeding America(R) rallying USA fans across the country to help put food on the table this holiday season for less fortunate families across America. Kicking off Monday, October 28 in conjunction with USA's Modern Family Fan Appreciation Day live table read with the entire cast in Los Angeles, the pledge drive will run online through National Family Week and into mid-December.

To participate in this important cause, fans will be encouraged to go to modernfamily.usanetwork.com to take at least one of three simple steps to support Feeding America, including "liking" their local food bank on Facebook, volunteering at their local food bank, or donating to Feeding America, where $1 provides nine meals. USA Network will match the monetary donations up to $30,000. The network will drive awareness of the effort on-air during National Family Week in November.

"Forty-nine million Americans lack the means to get enough nutritious food on a regular basis. This Modern Family event is a great platform to help shed light on this enormous problem and encourage people to join Feeding America's efforts to address it," said Toby Graff, senior vice president of public affairs for USA Network. "The ongoing online pledge drive will help guarantee that many more American families will have food on their holiday tables."

"We are both delighted and honored to be chosen by USA Network as its charity partner," said Leah Ray, vice president of corporate partnerships at Feeding America. "Given that one in five children faces hunger in our country, receiving support from everyday modern families can help provide food to families in need."

The Modern Family Fan Appreciation Day will gather 1,000 plus MOFYs (Modern Family fanatics) at the Westwood Village Theatres for a live table read of a fan-voted favorite episode with the entire Modern Family cast. MOFYs also will be treated to a rare and candid conversation with the cast as well as the series creators, Chris Lloyd and Steve Levitan, in a Q&A moderated by E! Network's Marc Malkin. Fans at home can participate in the excitement virtually on Mofy Nation by watching a live streaming of the red carpet from 6-7pm PT, where E! Network's Ross Matthews will be conducting interviews with the cast prior to the start of the event.

Modern Family is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with Picador Productions and Steven Levitan Prods., stars Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould and Rico Rodriguez. Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd are creators/executive producers. Danny Zucker, Dan O'Shannon, Bill Wrubel, Paul Corrigan, Brad Walsh, Abraham Higginbotham and Jeffrey Richman also serve as executive producers.

Feeding America is a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 37 million people through 61,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit http://www.feedingamerica.org/. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FeedingAmerica or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FeedingAmerica.

The #1 network in all of basic cable for an unprecedented seven straight years, USA Network is seen in over 102 million U.S. homes. USA is a leader in scripted programming with a powerful stable of originals, spectacular live television and is home to the best in blockbuster theatrical films, a broad portfolio of acquired series and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. The award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.





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