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.

A young boy with military parents
Friday, Jul 1 2016
It might come as a surprise that members of the military often need extra help to feed their families. 68 food pantries and meal programs in San Diego report serving active-duty military or veterans.
BoxLunch employees volunteering at a food bank
Thursday, Dec 3 2015
BoxLunch creates a retail brand with a charitable component. The cause they decided to take on is hunger and the partner they selected is Feeding America.
Children volunteering at a food bank.
Saturday, Oct 24 2015
We all have a role to play in ending hunger, and the second-grade students and teachers at La Jolla Country Day School demonstrate an admirable commitment to helping people in their community.
Volunteers with oranges in Oakland.
Monday, Sep 21 2015
We recently learned that our food bank distributes the largest quantity of oranges in the network. Admittedly, it was pretty cool to hear that news. But when we got to thinking, we realized: an achievement like this shouldn’t be surprising
Lunch at the library in San Jose, CA.
Sunday, Aug 30 2015
The food bank decided to leverage their Hunger Free Summer grant from the ConAgra Foods Foundation to form partnerships and cover the cost of adult meals at library operated Summer Food Service (SFSP) sites.
Children in a classroom
Wednesday, Aug 26 2015
The Feeding America network of food banks works to reach children in need. We work to meet them where they are – so in the summer, that means in their housing communities, libraries and parks. And when children head back to school, Feeding America feeding programs head back with them. Through programs like School Pantry.
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Monday, Apr 6 2015
Outside of traditional volunteer opportunities like sorting food, we offer unique opportunities like volunteering in the children's area of our warehouse.
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Wednesday, Mar 18 2015
As one of three leading grantees in the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities program nationwide, Alameda County Community Food Bank has engaged a network of health providers, libraries and schools to collectively address health and hunger issues among low-income and under-served children and their families.
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Sunday, Mar 8 2015
Much of my work at the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County relates to our summer lunch program, Picnic in the Park. There is not much that is more rewarding than working day-to-day to ensure that children are able to eat healthy lunches while spending time outdoors playing with friends during the summer months.
When Abundance Dries Up
Sunday, Nov 23 2014
California's Central Valley is suffering from drought and keeping many people out of work. Fresno's Community Food Bank is rising to meet the need.
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