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, Sep 25 2013
After nearly a decade of raising funds for hunger relief, I decided to take the SNAP Challenge to draw a deeper connection to my work and the struggles of those served by Feeding America's nationwide network of food banks. And while my experience is in no way representative of what our clients face, let me just say this: This is tough. With food insecurity as the backdrop, everyday tasks are more trying, decisions more difficult. It is no way to live and yet the reality of life for 49 million Americans.
Tags: SNAP
Tuesday, Sep 24 2013
I finished my seven-day SNAP Challenge this weekend without a dollar to spare. The experience has made me even more committed to doing everything we can to find an end to hunger. My heart was very heavy when I finished.
Tags: SNAP
Wednesday, Sep 18 2013
On Monday of this week I forgot my lunch at home. This wouldn't have been a big deal, except that I'm participating in the SNAP challenge this week, and to remain true to it, I could only eat what I've already purchased — my lunch back home.
Tags: SNAP
Thursday, Jun 20 2013
Today, the House failed to pass the Farm Bill by a vote of 195 to 234.
Tags: Advocacy
Tuesday, May 28 2013
Romelda has never made a lot of money, but she's always managed to get by. The food pantry at Mayfair Church of Christ helps ensure that no matter what health problems hinder her future, Romelda will never have to worry about having enough to eat. After a lifetime of hard work, this assurance is finally something Romelda can rest in.
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