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.

Oscar Oros
Thursday, Nov 10 2016
“Veterans have been through a lot, and a lot of them get lost when they get out–kind of like I did,” said Oscar. “So instead of leaving them to the wind... we need to continue to help each other out."
Cheyenna
Wednesday, Oct 5 2016
I grew up in a rural part of Ohio from a low-income family. The 2008 recession hit during my freshman year of high school and made my already struggling family needier.
A teen volunteering at a food distritbution
Tuesday, Sep 27 2016
I observed a food pantry distribution in Portland, Oregon. It took the form of a “Harvest Share”, or free farmer’s market, and was held in a large conference room at a local community center.
Elizabeth Benitez with plates she translated.
Monday, Sep 19 2016
Stories from those suffering from hunger who received help from the Yuma Community Food Bank were translated into English by a local student.
Flooding in Baton Rouge affected the food bank
Wednesday, Sep 14 2016
Floods ruined the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s warehouse, but hey quickly reorganized and one week later they were back to serving their community.
Sam Duke
Wednesday, Jul 6 2016
I served as the nutrition manager for the Escondido Union School District in the North County region of San Diego for 11 years. In this role, I saw how many kids were struggling with hunger.
A young boy with military parents
Friday, Jul 1 2016
It might come as a surprise that members of the military often need extra help to feed their families. 68 food pantries and meal programs in San Diego report serving active-duty military or veterans.
Victoria, her husband and son.
Sunday, May 8 2016
In honor of Mother’s Day, Feeding America also acknowledges that while all mothers face unique pressures as they support the people that they love, mothers in food-insecure households face especially trying circumstances.
Bank of America employees volunteering at their local food bank.
Monday, Apr 25 2016
Since time is such a limited commodity, we asked three of our corporate partners to share why they value volunteerism to help provide new answers to the simple question “Why volunteer at a food bank?"
Ian - volunteer
Thursday, Apr 14 2016
April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month and here are some of the many volunteer stories from around the Feeding America food bank network.
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