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.

Flooding from Hurricane Matthew
Tuesday, Nov 8 2016
Feeding America member food banks have distributed more than 3 million pounds of food, water and cleaning supplies in communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew.
Flooding from Hurricane Matthew
Tuesday, Oct 11 2016
This past week the threat became reality as Hurricane Matthew pummeled the Southeast U.S. Thankfully, Feeding America and its member food banks were in a position to help.
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.
Disaster relief boxes
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
The damage done to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (GBRFB) was unprecedented, and it occurred at a time when its community needed it most. Its recovery was made possible, in part, because GBRFB had incredible support from the power of the Feeding America network to help it recover quickly enough to take immediate action.
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.
Water donations at Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint.
Tuesday, Feb 9 2016
The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan serves 22 counties and is in Flint. Throughout the water emergency, they remain committed to their mission that “We advocate and build a community solution to a community problem.”
Donated cereal at Harvest Hope
Tuesday, Jan 12 2016
For outstanding effort to rebuild and reclaim stability in South Carolina, a big "shout out" to the more than 60 bloggers hailing from cities near and far and General Mills. Together they rallied to help donate more than 1000 boxes of cereal to Harvest Hope Food Bank – a member of Feeding America.
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