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.

Bill Bruce
Tuesday, Feb 14 2017
Because of his experiences, Bill Bruce – a writer and director in New York City – and his wife Tracy are dedicated to helping people in need.
Sean Kelly
Thursday, Jan 26 2017
For Sean Kelly, SnackNation’s co-founder and CEO, philanthropic giving is an integral part of the company’s culture and business model.
Marissa Meyer
Tuesday, Jan 3 2017
As a YA writer myself, I also tackled the subject of hunger in my science-fiction novel Winter. The problem is ... hunger isn't fiction.
Jordan and Breanna
Tuesday, Dec 6 2016
When Jordan and Breanna were children of 8 and 12, they became homeless. The kids often found themselves wondering where they would get their next meal.
Todd Tillemans
Monday, Nov 21 2016
Sometimes, life and career come full circle. That’s precisely the case with Todd Tillemans, and it’s what motivates him to do more.
Oscar Oros
Thursday, Nov 10 2016
“Veterans have been through a lot, and a lot of them get lost when they get out–kind of like I did,” said Oscar. “So instead of leaving them to the wind... we need to continue to help each other out."
Cheyenna
Wednesday, Oct 5 2016
I grew up in a rural part of Ohio from a low-income family. The 2008 recession hit during my freshman year of high school and made my already struggling family needier.
A teen volunteering at a food distritbution
Tuesday, Sep 27 2016
I observed a food pantry distribution in Portland, Oregon. It took the form of a “Harvest Share”, or free farmer’s market, and was held in a large conference room at a local community center.
Elizabeth Benitez with plates she translated.
Monday, Sep 19 2016
Stories from those suffering from hunger who received help from the Yuma Community Food Bank were translated into English by a local student.
Flooding in Baton Rouge affected the food bank
Wednesday, Sep 14 2016
Floods ruined the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s warehouse, but hey quickly reorganized and one week later they were back to serving their community.
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