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.

Children eating breakfast
Monday, Aug 31 2015
Recently, through a grant from Feeding America, generously funded by General Mills Foundation, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation conducted an assessment to explore the role food banks are playing and could play in helping every child in America get the breakfast they need.
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.
Family at a School Pantry
Saturday, Aug 29 2015
That’s why Kellogg Company is proud to partner with Feeding America’s School Pantry program. This innovative program helps to set up food pantries that are conveniently located on-site at schools for families of students in need.
Katrina Relief
Thursday, Aug 27 2015
Ten years ago, we achieved the highest level of teamwork that I had ever seen. It was during that time that Hurricane Katrina, once a Category 5 hurricane, had stalled on its projected turn to the Florida panhandle and targeted the coastal areas in Mississippi and Louisiana.
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.
Disaster Boxes provided by Abbott
Tuesday, Aug 18 2015
Filled with non-perishable food such as protein bars and bottles of protein drinks, each pack meets one family’s nutritional need up to three days and serves as a first wave of relief after a disaster occurs.
Chef Najma
Friday, Aug 14 2015
Nearly 18 million children nationwide lose access to free and reduced-price school meals during the summer, resulting in a major gap for families struggling with food insecurity.
Volunteers packing up boxes for use in upcoming disaster relief efforts.
Wednesday, Aug 12 2015
When a disaster proves too much for one food bank to handle, Feeding Texas quickly steps in to help with disaster relief.
Peppers
Monday, Aug 10 2015
Scotts Miracle-Gro donated more than 800,000 Miracle-Gro® Gro-ables® Seed Pods™ to distribute to the Feeding America network of food banks and related community gardens to grow fresh vegetables and herbs.
apples
Saturday, Aug 8 2015
ICA Food Shelf’s has commitment to running a choice pantry and providing nutritious foods to people in Minnesota.
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