Hunger in the News

Produce letter featured in The Packer
February 26, 2016
by Dan Michel


Hungry Children Can't Wait | The Hill

Thank you to Representative Alma Adams (D-NC) who champions the need for summer hunger programs for our nation's children in need. In this op-ed, she clearly aritculates how kids face uncertainty in summer months when there is not access to school meals. She has joined other members of congress to urge Congress to make summer meals a priority in the upcoming Child Nutrition Reauthorization discussions.

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Produce Rescue Efforts Provide Food to Hungry | The Packer

Fresh produce is a vital part of a complete healthy diet. Unfortunately, obtaining fresh produce for people in need is not only difficult - it can poses many issues since it is highly perishable. The Packer, a publication for people who grow, harvest and distribute produce allowed Feeding America President Matt Knott an opportunity to educate their readers about the valuable service they can provide to help fight hunger in a healthful way.

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This Kindhearted Retiree Uses Her Pension To Feed 7,000 People a Month | Woman's Day

Charolette Tidwell lives frugally so that her money can to go to the food pantry she founded 16 years ago.​ Through our partnership with Woman's Day magazine, the recent issue featured Charolette's work and showed that inspiration can come at any age.

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