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.

Eileen
Monday, Oct 10 2016
My real passion lay in poverty alleviation in rural areas and local- and state-level public policy, and much of what I studied in college was preparing me for this type of career.
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.
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 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.
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.
A meal at a summer program site.
Monday, Aug 8 2016
"I had the pleasure of visiting both a summer program at Cornerstone Park serving parents and children meals as well as a BackPack distribution at Boys & Girls Club of Elgin, Illinois. "
Children at a meal program
Tuesday, Jul 12 2016
"With support from the PwC Charitable Foundation, our food bank aims to permanently expand our Kids Cafe program to reach an additional 200 children in need."
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.
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