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.
It is the perfect time for Woman’s Day magazine to feature profiles on three well-known people who have been affected by food insecurity. These are people we think of as very successful individuals, including businesswoman Cathy Hughes, Olympian Emily Scott, and even our friend and partner, entrepreneur Tony Robbins.
We recently learned that our food bank distributes the largest quantity of oranges in the network. Admittedly, it was pretty cool to hear that news. But when we got to thinking, we realized: an achievement like this shouldn’t be surprising
Recently, through a grant from Feeding America, generously funded by General Mills Foundation, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation conducted an assessment to explore the role food banks are playing and could play in helping every child in America get the breakfast they need.