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.

Friday, Jun 7 2013
Karen Bohnert is a dairy farm mom of Bohnert Jerseys in Illinois. Their farm is part of Feeding America partner Midwest Dairy Association.
Wednesday, May 29 2013
May is National Strawberry Month and many Feeding America food banks have received their first round of strawberry donations over the last several weeks. Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County benefits annually from the plentiful strawberry harvests that take place near (and even next door) to their Food Bank. Last year alone, they provided 385,630 pounds of donated strawberries to their Santa Cruz County neighbors in need.
Tuesday, May 7 2013
Mrs. Anderson* is a 95-year-old Chicago resident. She has resided in the same, sun-drenched high-rise building since 1975. Her sprawling view overlooks Michigan Avenue where the streets are lined with lavish storefronts displaying $1,000 handbags, luxury cosmetics, and fine restaurants.
Wednesday, May 1 2013
Too many older adults in America face challenges that limit their ability to obtain or prepare food, including limited budgets, declining mobility and medical issues. A 2012 study conducted for the Greater Chicago Food Depository by the Social IMPACT Research Center found that more than 183,000 older adults in Cook County are at risk of hunger. The Greater Chicago Food Depository has developed several programs that address the needs of food-insecure older adults.
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 19 2013
Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day. That sounds like a great client-centric goal for Feeding America, doesn't it? Don't we want our clients to be able to eat right, in a way that's right for them, based on their culture, and their choices, and to be able to do that every day? I'll be presumptuous and say that just about everyone in th
Sunday, Mar 17 2013
Food Share Food Bank serves Ventura County, Calif., an area rich with fruit and vegetable farms. Unfortunately, the area is also plagued by poverty and hunger. Fresh produce is expensive. The workers tending the farms often can't afford to feed their children the healthy food they help grow.
Friday, Mar 30 2012
Understanding the link between food insecurity and obesity may inform strategies to alleviate hunger, as well as better promote health in low-income families.
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