December 9, 2016

Eliminating Waste Can Feed the Hungry—All of Them | Time

Around the globe, and within the United States, food waste occurs at an incredible scale. At the same time, millions of people struggle to get the food and nutrition they need. However, there are proven solutions out there that can dramatically reduce this waste and in the process help provide food to those facing hunger. Learn more about the solutions to this challenge. Read the Article »

Richest Americans Live Seven to 10 Years Longer Than Poorest | Reuters

Those struggling with hunger often have difficulty making ends meet for all of their needs and must make tough choices between food and other important household needs, including healthcare. The impact of these trade-offs can be seen in a new study in the American Journal of Public Health which has shown that poverty cuts an average of almost 10 years off American men’s lives and seven off women’s. Learn more about this study and the changes we can make to close this gap. Read the Article »

Record Charitable Donations Reported for Giving Tuesday | ABC News

Entering its fifth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. This movement supports thousands of non-profits making a difference in their communities, including Feeding America and our network of food banks. This year, Giving Tuesday produced record-shattering donations thanks to the contributions of millions of individuals around the world. See the impact from this year’s campaign. Read the Article »

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