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.

Design Impact
Tuesday, Nov 1 2016
This past summer our organization, Design Impact, was approached by Freestore Foodbank in Cincinnati to find new and innovative ways to tackle the summer meal gap.
Wednesday, Aug 24 2016
I’m constantly astounded and saddened by the staggering statistics that tell us how access to fruits and vegetables is difficult for so many Americans. And how 1 in 5 kids struggles with hunger.
A child eating lunch.
Tuesday, Jul 26 2016
Each year, the USDA recognizes new, innovative practices for improving the reach and impact of SFSP and suggests community partners who might be able help. This year the focus is working within hospitals and health care centers.
A child at a summer feeding program.
Wednesday, Jul 20 2016
While more than 60 percent of children in Florida qualify for free or reduced lunch, only about 9 percent participate in feeding programs. However, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is able provide breakfast and lunch to more than 3,000 children a day.
Lunch Express bus in Tennessee helping hungry kids in the summer.
Monday, Jul 11 2016
Each week, the food bank stocks the bus, called the Lunch Express, with food and drives hundreds of miles delivering what might be the only meals that some children have access when school is out.
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.
Monday, Aug 31 2015
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.
Lunch at the library in San Jose, CA.
Sunday, Aug 30 2015
The food bank decided to leverage their Hunger Free Summer grant from the ConAgra Foods Foundation to form partnerships and cover the cost of adult meals at library operated Summer Food Service (SFSP) sites.
Saturday, Aug 29 2015
That’s why Kellogg Company is proud to partner with Feeding America’s School Pantry program. This innovative program helps to set up food pantries that are conveniently located on-site at schools for families of students in need.
Children in a classroom
Wednesday, Aug 26 2015
The Feeding America network of food banks works to reach children in need. We work to meet them where they are – so in the summer, that means in their housing communities, libraries and parks. And when children head back to school, Feeding America feeding programs head back with them. Through programs like School Pantry.
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