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.

Saturday, Nov 1 2014
The Huffington Post takes a deep dive into the data of the latest Hunger in America study, released in August 2014.
Tuesday, Jul 15 2014
I have learned so many things and am beyond grateful for the experiences I have had during my time as a Child Hunger Corps Member.
Thursday, Nov 21 2013
Decisions around cuts to critical nutrition programs like SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) are expected to be made within the next few weeks. The Senate has proposed nearly $4 billion in cuts to SNAP over a 10 year time period. The House has proposed a severe $39 billion in cuts to SNAP over a ten year time period. Please ask your representatives to protect SNAP in the farm bill.
Tags: SNAP
Friday, Nov 8 2013
Sikeston, Missouri is the farthest north cotton grows, the home of the throwed rolls, the beginning of southern hospitality, and my new home. Moving to a new place is always a culture shock. You ask for a pop and they say soda. The people can dress differently, think differently, eat catfish spaghetti, and get dirty in their supped-up monster truck on purpose. Diversity exists in everything we do. This is especially true when you are looking to solve a problem.
Thursday, Nov 7 2013
Many of us know the basics of healthy eating, but are we making the best decisions when it comes to what we eat? Creating good eating habits takes a lot of practice and the earlier those habits begin, the better. This is the focus of our Kid's Farmers Market Program — to introduce food literacy at a young age, setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating habits. The intent of all food banks is...
Tuesday, Nov 5 2013
As I conclude my first month at God's Pantry Food Bank, I know that my two-year journey on the road to finding ways to alleviate child hunger has just begun. Before my role as a Child Hunger Corps Member at God's Pantry Food Bank, I didn't realize how food insecurity affected so many people in Kentucky and even in my hometown of Lexington, Kentucky.
Monday, Nov 4 2013
Think about every person on the SNAP program. That is a lot of people. That's over 47 million people in America.
Tags: SNAP
Tuesday, Oct 29 2013
When Superstorm Sandy struck the east coast on October 29, 2012, the need was massive, the logistics complicated. Fortunately, Feeding America's Disaster Relief Program was already in place and able to mobilize quickly.
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