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, 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.
Saturday, May 11 2013
During my last semester at Loyola University Chicago, I was determined to stretch my altruistic muscles and support a good cause before I entered blindly into adulthood. Unfortunately, as a college student, I didn't have the disposable monetary funds available to purchase a cup of coffee, let alone support a charity. I did, however, have the skills that I learned in my communication classes and I wanted to put them to good use.
Sunday, Apr 21 2013
This study is the largest examination of the charitable response to hunger and the largest volunteer-driven research study.
Tags: Our Research
Thursday, Apr 18 2013
Earlier this year, I visited an amazing pantry in Wheaton, Illinois called People's Resource Center, a partner agency to the Northern Illinois Food Bank. I volunteered to staff the bread station and pass out loaves of bread to clients. As a young woman approached me, I asked her just one simple question.
Monday, Apr 15 2013
Here at Feeding America we are constantly seeing lots of small actions adding up to a big impact. Whether it is one person taking a few hours out of their weekend to volunteer, or a classroom holding a food drive, all of these actions make it possible for us to feed 37 million people in need each year.
Thursday, Apr 4 2013
Reading through the Feeding America 2012 annual report, I took a moment to be proud of all that we accomplished last year. I hope you'll take this opportunity to do the same. Your commitment enabled the initiatives detailed in this report — you volunteered to fight hunger in your community, you used social media to raise awareness, and you donated to distribute 3.39 billion pounds of food to people in need.
Tags: About Us
Wednesday, Apr 3 2013
It's an extraordinary and daunting undertaking: tens of thousands of agency interviews done online for the first time and tens of thousands of client interviews to be completed in approximately 20 weeks across the U.S. This is a formidable research project under any scenario, but especially in our case, since it is executed with volunteer researchers and coordinated by food bank staff that must also focus on continuing to provide services to meet a persistently high level of need.
Tags: Our Research
Friday, Mar 29 2013
The Redwood Empire Food Bank, located in Sonoma County, Calif., is one of three food banks piloting the Feeding America Diabetes Initiative, a project funded by the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and aimed at improving the health and wellness of low-income adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Tuesday, Mar 26 2013
We asked Dr. Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS, to give us insight into how nutrition affects your body and particularly the health of people struggling with hunger. Dr. Seligman is Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of California San Francisco whose research focuses on the issue of food insecurity and its relationship to obesity. This post is part of a series for National Nutrition Month which is the whole month of March.
Tags: Nutrition
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