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.

Jane Avery, CEO of Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana
Monday, Jul 20 2015
Jane Avery, CEO of Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, passed away July 16, 2015. Jane cared deeply about the plight of hungry Americans and dedicated her life to serving people in need.
The Patricia Elmore Center Recreation Complex hosts a summer food service program which serves nutritious lunches, prepared daily during the week, to children in need from their local community.
Friday, Jul 10 2015
Summer food service programs for children are no easy task, especially when you have a large number of sites in rural locations like Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana does.
Recipients of a meal box. Families rely on this help to get them through the month.
Wednesday, Jul 8 2015
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana’s Summer Meals for Kids program currently operates in nine counties and serves an estimated 490 kids a day.
When you get two meals and a healthy snack at school each day and struggle for enough on the weekends, facing summer is not as exciting. Community Kitchen of Monroe County – located in Bloomington, Indiana – works to reach as many children struggling with this situation in the summer as possible.
Wednesday, Jun 17 2015
Community Kitchen of Monroe County – located in Bloomington, Indiana – works to reach as many children struggling with this situation in the summer as possible.
Thursday, Aug 1 2013
Clara has short, thinning hair which doesn't quite match her age. It's clear that she isn't in good health but her frail appearance is overshadowed by the strong emotion she displays when talking about the struggles of her family and friends, like Danielle. "I know she goes to bed hungry just so those kids can eat. I go to bed hungry so my kid can eat. That's just what you have to do. What choice do you have?" Clara says as she walks up the steps with the meals she received from the Gleaners' Summer Meals for Kids Program. With tears in her eyes, she turns and says to the volunteers, "You all don't know how much this means to us. I don't know what we would do without it. Thank you."
 

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