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.

Hunger Action Month
Wednesday, Sep 20 2017
Hunger Action Month draws attention to the 42 million people struggling with hunger in the US and promotes ways for individuals to get involved
Family Action Plan collage
Thursday, Aug 3 2017
River Forest, Illinois, mom Julie Fleisch used Feeding America’s Hungry to Help Family Action Plan to teach her daughter about hunger in their community.
Mary Hyland (l) and Lisa Kennedy teaching their second grade class the Hungry to Help curriculum.
Wednesday, Jun 14 2017
Chicago teachers teach their classes about child hunger with Feeding America’s Hungry to Help lesson plan
Kitchen Cart kids
Thursday, Feb 16 2017
Central Illinois Foodbank uses a mobile kitchen cart to teach adults and children alike how to cook new foods and prepare familiar foods more healthfully.
A meal at a summer program site.
Monday, Aug 8 2016
"I had the pleasure of visiting both a summer program at Cornerstone Park serving parents and children meals as well as a BackPack distribution at Boys & Girls Club of Elgin, Illinois. "
Megan volunteers at Care for Real, a food pantry in Chicago.
Monday, Apr 11 2016
As a new employee at Feeding America, I am grateful for the opportunity to volunteer. It was great to ground myself in our mission and who we truly are working for at the end of the day.
A panel at the Northern Illinois Food Bank
Thursday, Mar 10 2016
Northern Illinois Food Bank (NIFB) recently hosted the panel discussion “The True Cost of Missing a Meal,” at our Geneva facility to raise awareness of the health consequences many people face due to a lack of access to nutritious food.
Greater Chicago Food Depository Producemobile
Thursday, Feb 25 2016
The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Fresh Truck distributes fresh fruit and vegetables at health clinics throughout Cook County.
Feeding America Major Gifts Team Volunteers
Tuesday, Apr 28 2015
In December of last year, I had the opportunity to volunteer with my Feeding America team at the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD).
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