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.

Wednesday, Jan 23 2013
At Feeding America we talk a lot about the power of the Network - that's the combined strength of our over 200 food banks working together to help fight hunger in their communities. But to see it in action is really something special.
Thursday, Jan 3 2013
Congress has not made any cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or more commonly know as food stamps) during the agreement to avoid the "fiscal cliff"! Tell Congress thanks with this picture!
Tags: SNAP
Wednesday, Jan 2 2013
We all make New Year's resolutions and many are surrounding diet and exercise. What if there were a way to help fight hunger while doing your resolution?
Tags: Ways to Give
Thursday, May 31 2012
These are the words of Ohioans I met this month, "baby boomers" waiting for their turn at a food pantry. Emergency food providers here are reporting ever-increasing household sizes as families, friends, and neighbors combine resources to keep food on the table, the lights on, and a roof over their heads.
Wednesday, May 23 2012
When I tell people that I work as an Aging Services provider in sunny Southwest Florida (SWFL), I almost always get asked about the common images of palm trees and golden beaches full of well off active retirees.
Friday, May 18 2012
After a lifetime of contributing to society, our seniors should not have to choose between filling a prescription or filling their pantry. Unfortunately, many seniors are living on fixed incomes that often force them to make these impossible decisions. But it doesn't have to be this way. Today on the Huffington Post, Vicki Escarra writes about how seniors on fixed incomes are facing hunger and the urgent need to protect the programs that keep food on their tables. Read the full post.
Monday, Mar 26 2012
We were saddened to learn that our friend John Arnold passed away yesterday morning.
Monday, Mar 12 2012
It is paradox. How can someone who faces hunger also be obese? In honor of National Nutrition Month, Vicki Escarra writes about the hunger/obesity paradox and some of the reasons why residents in low-income communities are more likely to struggle with weight and diet-related illnesses. Visit the Huffington Post to read her blog or read the entire post on the Feeding America blog.
Tags: Nutrition
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