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.
Young girls picking up frozen meat at a food pantry.
Monday, Mar 7 2016
This facility now donates 1,000-1,400-pound totes of good, safe bulk product that were previously dumped or sold as animal feed.
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."
Volunteering for disaster relief
Wednesday, Oct 21 2015
On any given day, UMCOR volunteers from as far away as Michigan, California and Maine can be found packing relief kits for shipment to war-torn countries, installing handicap ramps at local homes, reading to schoolchildren, and cleaning apartments for the elderly in Baldwin, pop. 2,375.
Mail A Meal Box
Tuesday, Oct 13 2015
Montana Food Bank Network based in Missoula started an innovative food program called Mail-A-Meal. Rural-based individuals and households may request a food box be mailed to their address.
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin partners with local farms to implement its Field to Food Program.
Friday, Oct 9 2015
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin partners with local farms to implement its Field to Food Program.
Compost Pile
Monday, Oct 5 2015
Feeding America Tampa Bay discusses its partnership with Mother’s Organics Humus Farms in creating a composting program. The food bank is able to save money in dumping fees and have the unusable produce go to good use.
Land O' Lakes and Food Bank of Iowa staff outside the food bank.
Monday, Sep 14 2015
The Land O’Lakes Foundation First Run program donated 40,000 lbs. of macaroni and cheese to the Food Bank of Iowa in Des Moines. The product will be distributed throughout 42 counties.
Chef Najma
Friday, Aug 14 2015
Nearly 18 million children nationwide lose access to free and reduced-price school meals during the summer, resulting in a major gap for families struggling with food insecurity.
Little girl with bananas.
Friday, Jul 31 2015
The Summer Feeding program of All Faiths Food Bank isn’t just one initiative. It is a combination of multiple diverse tactics with one goal in mind: get more healthy food to children in need.
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