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 panel at the Northern Illinois Food Bank
Thursday, Mar 10 2016
Northern Illinois Food Bank (NIFB) recently hosted the panel discussion “The True Cost of Missing a Meal,” at our Geneva facility to raise awareness of the health consequences many people face due to a lack of access to nutritious food.
A Registered Dietitian interacting with a client at a health fair.
Wednesday, Mar 9 2016
As a Registered Dietitian with a background in food service, clinical settings and communication, the job at Greater Boston Food Bankwas a perfectly blended job for me.
Greater Chicago Food Depository Producemobile
Thursday, Feb 25 2016
The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Fresh Truck distributes fresh fruit and vegetables at health clinics throughout Cook County.
A woman helping at a diabetes management pantry.
Tuesday, Feb 23 2016
When healthy eating—the foundation for diabetes control—seems out of reach, we need to act. See how food banks promote health.
A woman receiving paper towels from a food pantry.
Monday, Feb 8 2016
Many times, the people we serve are faced with making the choice to feed their families and put those funds towards the many other needs in life.
Chris Soules
Tuesday, Nov 17 2015
Q&A with Chris Soules: "To ensure we are prepared to provide enough food for everyone, building awareness of hunger, making advances in agricultural technology, and support from organizations like Feeding America and programs like Invest An Acre will all be crucial in meeting the need, particularly in rural areas. "
Food at a diabetes management pantry
Thursday, Nov 12 2015
While charitable solutions alone won’t be enough to improve the health of the nearly one in six Americans who are food insecure, policymakers should engage food banks in public health interventions, leveraging their ability to reach vulnerable populations with diet-sensitive diseases.
slicing vegetables
Tuesday, Nov 10 2015
"When the opportunity to participate in Feeding America’s initial Diabetes Initiative pilot study became available, we jumped at the chance to address diabetes in the pantries through healthier food options."
Bea Hanson, food bank CEO with a diabetes management box.
Thursday, Nov 5 2015
Food banks can be gateways to accessing other needed services such as diabetes screenings, diabetes self-management education and links to health insurance and community based healthcare providers.
Dr. Hilary Seligman, Lead Scientist for Feeding America
Tuesday, Nov 3 2015
Although diabetes support has traditionally occurred only in the doctor’s office, the Feeding America network of food banks recognizes that they can play an important role in helping clients to manage their diabetes.
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