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, Dec 19 2014
Feeding America relies on volunteers to feed more than 46 million people in need. Tell us why you feed America.
Tuesday, Dec 31 2013
As 2013 draws to a close, Feeding America would like to highlight the tremendous size and scope of our efforts to provide food and groceries to low-income families throughout our nation.

Here's a snapshot of what we accomplish together each and every week of the year...

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Thursday, Nov 7 2013
Many of us know the basics of healthy eating, but are we making the best decisions when it comes to what we eat? Creating good eating habits takes a lot of practice and the earlier those habits begin, the better. This is the focus of our Kid's Farmers Market Program — to introduce food literacy at a young age, setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating habits. The intent of all food banks is...
Monday, Sep 9 2013
My dedication to youth programming and community food security is stronger than it has ever been, and I am ecstatic that I was able to move the needle towards progress on these issues in my community.
Friday, Aug 9 2013
My work with Feeding America has helped me understand that every individual and organization has a role to play in ending hunger. No matter your background or the career path you've chosen, I hope you realize you are an important piece of the puzzle to end hunger.
Friday, May 31 2013
Once a month, I take a few hours out of my day and volunteer at a local pantry in my neighborhood where fresh produce is the star of the show on the third Monday of every month. Clients line up well before the start of the distribution and the line wraps around the block. I've gotten to know many of the regulars, including mothers with small children. Being a new mother myself has given me a whole different sense of providing for my children. It's also kept me very aware of my present life.
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.
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