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.

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.
Vacuum testing cans
Monday, Oct 3 2016
One of the key benefits of being a member of the Feeding America network is having access to a large pool of other food banks with whom best practices can be shared.
Feeding America staff volunteers across the Chicagoland area.
Friday, Sep 30 2016
Hunger in the News is a weekly summary of news articles that elevate the conversation of hunger and the issues affecting food insecurity in the U.S.
Taylor Coffin of Land O'Lakes
Thursday, Sep 29 2016
Food symbolizes sustenance, community and life. And fighting hunger is more than filling tummies; it’s about building communities and empowering people.
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.
Volunteers distribute disaster relief boxes.
Monday, Sep 26 2016
Through all of this, I can’t help but think about the fine line between having enough and going hungry. Of people affected, some were already food insecure, some may have never been and many were probably in the middle – able to provide for their daily needs but not for the financial impact of disaster.
A volunteer at a food bank.
Friday, Sep 23 2016
Feeding America member food banks institute safe food handling practices as required by the USDA, FDA and Good Manufacturing Practices. We always work toward continuous improvement in our food safety programs.
Produce
Friday, Sep 23 2016
Hunger in the News is a weekly summary of news articles that elevate the conversation of hunger and the issues affecting food insecurity in the U.S.
Disaster relief boxes
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
The damage done to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (GBRFB) was unprecedented, and it occurred at a time when its community needed it most. Its recovery was made possible, in part, because GBRFB had incredible support from the power of the Feeding America network to help it recover quickly enough to take immediate action.
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.
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