May 16, 2008 10:00 AM Eastern Time
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA, May 16, 2008 - Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world's most comprehensive database of online reference material, has launched a new look for www.Definition-Of.com, the community dictionary website that has helped Farlex provide meals to many of the 400 million school-aged children who suffer from hunger throughout the world.
Since the launch of Definition-Of.com in 2007, Farlex has helped to provide over 50,000 meals to hungry children worldwide by donating money, development resources, and advertising space on the Farlex family of websites.
Through its partnership with the United Nations World Food Program's school feeding program, Farlex donates one school lunch for every two definitions approved through Definition-Of.com.
Friends of the World Food Program Development Associate Meredith Slater said, "We are excited to work with Farlex. Their efforts help to raise awareness by promoting our cause to Farlex's audience of 1.5 million visitors per day."
More information about the partnership can be found at www.friendsofwfp.org/farlex.
Farlex Vice President of Business Development Steve Boymel said, "We chose to support the school feeding program because in the areas where it is offered, enrollment and attendance rates increase significantly. Simultaneously feeding children and promoting education are key goals of Definition-Of.com."
Farlex and the Friends of the World Food Program hope Definition-Of.com's bold new look inspires visitors to define new words and support the WFP, which relies entirely on voluntary contributions in its effort to eliminate hunger.
About Farlex, Inc.
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Founded in 2004, Farlex provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex's flagship websites, www.TheFreeDictionary.com and www.TheFreeLibrary.com, contain over five million pages of books, periodicals, and reference information from the world's most respected sources. They are accessed by over 35 million unique visitors each month.
About the Friends of the World Food Program
Friends of the World Food Program is a US-based non-profit organization dedicated to building support for hunger relief efforts, especially the World Food Program, the largest international food aid organization in the world and the United Nations' frontline agency in the fight against hunger.
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