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 swinging
Tuesday, Aug 8 2017
Megan Vincenti visited the Atlanta Community Food Bank to see firsthand their work to fight hunger, especially in the summer months.
Kids Farmers Market
Thursday, Jul 27 2017
For millions of kids, summer can be a hungry season. Food banks across the country are working to make sure that kids have enough to eat this summer and still have fun.
Design Impact
Tuesday, Nov 1 2016
This past summer our organization, Design Impact, was approached by Freestore Foodbank in Cincinnati to find new and innovative ways to tackle the summer meal gap.
Eileen
Monday, Oct 10 2016
My real passion lay in poverty alleviation in rural areas and local- and state-level public policy, and much of what I studied in college was preparing me for this type of career.
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.
Volunteers distribute disaster relief boxes.
Monday, Sep 26 2016
Through all of this, I can’t help but think about the fine line between having enough and going hungry. Of people affected, some were already food insecure, some may have never been and many were probably in the middle – able to provide for their daily needs but not for the financial impact of disaster.
Feeding America employee Jordan Vernoy volunteering.
Monday, Aug 15 2016
"Even after working in hunger relief for nearly 10 years, I still need reminders of the true face of the people we serve, and a recent trip to the Atlanta Community Food Bank provided just that."
A child at a summer feeding program.
Wednesday, Jul 20 2016
While more than 60 percent of children in Florida qualify for free or reduced lunch, only about 9 percent participate in feeding programs. However, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is able provide breakfast and lunch to more than 3,000 children a day.
Lunch Express bus in Tennessee helping hungry kids in the summer.
Monday, Jul 11 2016
Each week, the food bank stocks the bus, called the Lunch Express, with food and drives hundreds of miles delivering what might be the only meals that some children have access when school is out.
 

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