Hunger Blog

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.

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin partners with local farms to implement its Field to Food Program.
Friday, May 27 2016
Hunger in the News is a weekly summary of news articles that elevate the conversation of hunger and the issues affecting food insecurity in the U.S.
A senior receiving food from a pantry.
Monday, May 23 2016
Seniors facing hunger often struggle with much more than getting enough nutritious food to eat. Many have had to make the difficult decision between paying for food and paying for medicine.
A child in front of a mobile pantry.
Friday, May 20 2016
Hunger in the News is a weekly summary of news articles that elevate the conversation of hunger and the issues affecting food insecurity in the U.S.
Sally, Child Hunger Corps member
Thursday, May 19 2016
Thanks to Red Nose Day’s commitment to improving the lives of children in need, my recommendation of starting the School Pantry Program became a reality.
Kids boarding a school bus.
Friday, May 13 2016
Hunger in the News is a weekly summary of news articles that elevate the conversation of hunger and the issues affecting food insecurity in the U.S.
Food repacked from the repack machine.
Tuesday, May 10 2016
Owning and operating a repack machine in a dedicated space is rare, and affords the food bank operations staff an opportunity to rethink their business model from solely a distribution organization to a processing and distributing facility.
Victoria, her husband and son.
Sunday, May 8 2016
In honor of Mother’s Day, Feeding America also acknowledges that while all mothers face unique pressures as they support the people that they love, mothers in food-insecure households face especially trying circumstances.
A woman receiving food from a food pantry.
Friday, May 6 2016
Hunger in the News is a weekly summary of news articles that elevate the conversation of hunger and the issues affecting food insecurity in the U.S.
Donna
Wednesday, May 4 2016
As Baby Boomers age, they now represent another large wave of people in need due to the lingering effects of the economic downturn a few years ago.
Nielsen employees volunteering
Friday, Apr 29 2016
Nielsen partnered with Feeding America for Map the Meal Gap to understand not just what hunger looks like at the county level, but also to gain a better understanding of the impact of hunger on our communities.
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