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.

A child drinking milk
Tuesday, Jun 7 2016
There are public programs in place to help feed children during the summer, but according to USDA, these programs are only reaching 3 million of the 22 million children who receive free or reduced-price lunch during the school year.
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma's food truck.
Wednesday, Jun 1 2016
The Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma operates two food trucks throughout the year. In the summer months, trucks are sent to low-income communities that have a large population of young children.
A senior receiving food from a pantry.
Monday, May 23 2016
Seniors facing hunger often struggle with much more than getting enough nutritious food to eat. Many have had to make the difficult decision between paying for food and paying for medicine.
Sally, Child Hunger Corps member
Thursday, May 19 2016
Thanks to Red Nose Day’s commitment to improving the lives of children in need, my recommendation of starting the School Pantry Program became a reality.
Food repacked from the repack machine.
Tuesday, May 10 2016
Owning and operating a repack machine in a dedicated space is rare, and affords the food bank operations staff an opportunity to rethink their business model from solely a distribution organization to a processing and distributing facility.
Donna
Wednesday, May 4 2016
As Baby Boomers age, they now represent another large wave of people in need due to the lingering effects of the economic downturn a few years ago.
Produce
Friday, Apr 22 2016
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed to providing 4 billion meals to those who need them from 2015 to 2020 through grants and food donations from our Walmart stores, Sam’s Clubs and distribution centers.
Chopping vegetables
Wednesday, Mar 30 2016
Community kitchen students participate in a 10-16 week program, learning basic kitchen and cooking, food safety and job readiness skills.
Tuesday, Mar 29 2016
"We have seen unprecedented interest across the public health and health care sectors to incorporate and address food insecurity."
Young girls picking up frozen meat at a food pantry.
Monday, Mar 7 2016
This facility now donates 1,000-1,400-pound totes of good, safe bulk product that were previously dumped or sold as animal feed.
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