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.

Tuesday, Jul 16 2013
Because federal benefits offer the steadiest, most reliable source of food support, here at Feeding America we work to accelerate low-income families' access to these benefits. Through the new Online SNAP Referral Pilot Program, we have the potential to give thousands of SNAP eligible Americans the means to become food-secure for the long-term.
Tags: SNAP
Friday, Jul 12 2013
Education is the only way I can think of to pull my family up out of poverty. Right now I am enrolled in graduate school full time — on top of operating the daycare. It's my dream that when I graduate, we can be self-sufficient again. Not only that, but that we can give back again as well. I want to be able to give my time and attention to people who are trying to change their circumstances. When you're down and out, it takes a lot of support to turn your life around.
Thursday, Jul 11 2013
My name is Dawn and I am the face of hunger in Idaho. I may not look like I've struggled with hunger — but what is a hungry person supposed to look like? A dead beat? Well I have worked full time my entire life...
Tags: SNAP
Wednesday, Jul 10 2013
Tuesday morning, July 9, House Majority Leader Cantor informed the Republican Conference that they will proceed with consideration of the Farm Bill as two separate vehicles—Feeding America opposes these efforts, as splitting the bill into two parts would would likely result in deeper cuts to SNAP.This week our blog highlights just a few stories from families and individuals who rely on SNAP. Watch Jim's story today >>
Thursday, Jun 27 2013
My husband and I worked full time at the same job for 16 years. When we got laid off, we thought it was the end of the world — little did we know that would be the least of our problems. A month after losing our jobs, our oldest son Roger Jr. was diagnosed with stage five of chronic kidney disease. Everything changed...
Wednesday, Jun 26 2013
I am grateful for my SNAP benefits; I know we would go hungry without them. However, the amount we receive dictates that each meal we purchase remain under two dollars per person. It is impossible to feed my family the organic, whole fruits and vegetables that I believe are best for us on that budget. It is the garden and the ability to purchase seeds and seedlings with SNAP benefits that allows me to fill that gap.
Tags: SNAP , Idaho
Monday, Jun 24 2013
Jean Ragalie, RD, is the President of National Dairy Council (NDC). In this role, she leads the development and implementation of nutrition affairs strategies and relationships with leading government and non-government health, nutrition and school professional organizations.
Tags: Nutrition
Wednesday, May 22 2013
Enid Borden is the founder and President and CEO of the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger.
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