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.

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Wednesday, May 10 2017
Feeding America’s updated 2017 Map the Meal Gap data provides a deeper dive into how hunger looks in your community
South Side Roots National Nutrition Month
Tuesday, Mar 14 2017
South Side Roots uses creative strategies to improve nutrition on Columbus’ South Side.
Kitchen Cart kids
Thursday, Feb 16 2017
Central Illinois Foodbank uses a mobile kitchen cart to teach adults and children alike how to cook new foods and prepare familiar foods more healthfully.
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.
Monday, Nov 14 2016
Feeding America is among the first nonprofit organizations to launch Apple Pay for donations.
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."
Hunger Action Month
Saturday, Oct 29 2016
We are very grateful for the enthusiasm and ingenuity of our corporate partners who raised awareness about hunger and inspired employees and the nation to get involved.
Secretary Vilsack and Diana Aviv
Thursday, Oct 13 2016
For over 35 years, the Feeding America network of food banks has rescued food from going to waste. In fact, over 2.6 billion pounds of safe, delicious food was rescued just last year.
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.
A woman receiving food from a food pantry.
Wednesday, Sep 9 2015
Today, USDA released the 2014 estimates of the number of food insecure individuals in the United States.
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