Insights on solutions and contributors to hunger, and the lives of Americans in need from Feeding America and network food bank staff and guest contributors.

Volunteers distribute disaster relief boxes.
Monday, Sep 26 2016
Through all of this, I can’t help but think about the fine line between having enough and going hungry. Of people affected, some were already food insecure, some may have never been and many were probably in the middle – able to provide for their daily needs but not for the financial impact of disaster.
Disaster relief boxes
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
The damage done to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (GBRFB) was unprecedented, and it occurred at a time when its community needed it most. Its recovery was made possible, in part, because GBRFB had incredible support from the power of the Feeding America network to help it recover quickly enough to take immediate action.
Flooding in Baton Rouge affected the food bank
Wednesday, Sep 14 2016
Floods ruined the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s warehouse, but hey quickly reorganized and one week later they were back to serving their community.
Flooding in Baton Rouge affected the food bank
Wednesday, Aug 17 2016
Feeding America is working to mobilize pre-positioned relief supplies and other product to flooding victims in Louisiana.
Volunteering for disaster relief
Wednesday, Oct 21 2015
On any given day, UMCOR volunteers from as far away as Michigan, California and Maine can be found packing relief kits for shipment to war-torn countries, installing handicap ramps at local homes, reading to schoolchildren, and cleaning apartments for the elderly in Baldwin, pop. 2,375.
Disaster Boxes provided by Abbott
Tuesday, Aug 18 2015
Filled with non-perishable food such as protein bars and bottles of protein drinks, each pack meets one family’s nutritional need up to three days and serves as a first wave of relief after a disaster occurs.
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Tuesday, Feb 3 2015
Miss Gail, as she is known, says it was tough for her to turn to a food pantry at a local Baptist Church. She never imagined that her family could ever face the threat of hunger.
 

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