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.

child in grocery cart
Tuesday, Feb 7 2017
Everything You Need to Know About America’s Largest Anti-Hunger Program
U.S. Capital
Tuesday, Mar 24 2015
The budget should be balanced without putting the burden on low-income Americans. Call today!
2014 Marks a Successful Year for Hunger-Relief Advocacy
Thursday, Jan 15 2015
Our voice continues to get stronger. We’ve had great success mobilizing supporters to make calls, write emails, and sign petitions to Congress. Get Involved.
Monday, Jan 12 2015
Your support this past year was important and made a difference. We are thankful for all of our advocates who are ready to spring into action.
Monday, Nov 4 2013
The country is still figuring out the implications of the recent government shutdown. We took a look at nutrition programs and how they will be affected.
Tags: Advocacy
Thursday, Oct 17 2013
As many gather in Des Moines for the World Food Prize this week, it's a good time to consider the irony of rural hunger in America - where food is all around but out of reach for many of our neighbors. Many of the people who work the land that feeds the world and provides low-cost, wholesome food for American consumers can't afford a meal for their own families. All the while, we see legislators that are threatening the very programs that help feed our most vulnerable citizens.
Tags: Rural Hunger
Friday, Aug 9 2013
My work with Feeding America has helped me understand that every individual and organization has a role to play in ending hunger. No matter your background or the career path you've chosen, I hope you realize you are an important piece of the puzzle to end hunger.
Friday, Jul 12 2013
Education is the only way I can think of to pull my family up out of poverty. Right now I am enrolled in graduate school full time — on top of operating the daycare. It's my dream that when I graduate, we can be self-sufficient again. Not only that, but that we can give back again as well. I want to be able to give my time and attention to people who are trying to change their circumstances. When you're down and out, it takes a lot of support to turn your life around.
Sunday, May 19 2013
You can help reverse course and restore cuts to SNAP as the farm bill moves forward. Together, we can make solving hunger a priority for our nation's leaders. Call the Feeding America hotline at 886-527-1087 to be connected with your House Representative. Tell your representative that they must vote no when the farm bill goes to the House floor.
Tags: Take Action
Items 1 - 10 of 18  12Next
 

Stay Informed

Get email updates about what we're doing to help solve hunger and how you can help.