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.

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.
Mail A Meal Box
Tuesday, Oct 13 2015
Montana Food Bank Network based in Missoula started an innovative food program called Mail-A-Meal. Rural-based individuals and households may request a food box be mailed to their address.
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Wednesday, Apr 1 2015
ConAgra Foods employee Rajan Taylor engaged over 75 St. Louis companies to raise more than 50,000 lbs. of food, or over 40,000 meals, in one day.
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Tuesday, Feb 17 2015
Child feeding programs are essential to addressing hunger in rural communities. Oftentimes, the only way to provide for children is by being physically present within their school district. The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation grant provided us with the resources neccessary to open a school pant
Friday, Nov 22 2013
If it is this hard for me to sit down and focus for 30 minutes before lunch what would I do if I knew there was no lunch coming? During my two years in Missouri I have set a lot of goals for myself. I want answers to these questions, reasons for the actions being taken, and most importantly I want to make sure that no kid in our 16 counties has to feel those hunger pains on a regular bases again.
Friday, Nov 8 2013
Sikeston, Missouri is the farthest north cotton grows, the home of the throwed rolls, the beginning of southern hospitality, and my new home. Moving to a new place is always a culture shock. You ask for a pop and they say soda. The people can dress differently, think differently, eat catfish spaghetti, and get dirty in their supped-up monster truck on purpose. Diversity exists in everything we do. This is especially true when you are looking to solve a problem.
Wednesday, Jul 10 2013
Tuesday morning, July 9, House Majority Leader Cantor informed the Republican Conference that they will proceed with consideration of the Farm Bill as two separate vehicles—Feeding America opposes these efforts, as splitting the bill into two parts would would likely result in deeper cuts to SNAP.This week our blog highlights just a few stories from families and individuals who rely on SNAP. Watch Jim's story today >>
 

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