Hunger in the News

This is a sampling of media outlets talking about the work Feeding America nationwide network of food banks does to serve 46.5 million Americans.

Laundry soap ready for distribution at a food pantry.
Monday, Jan 25 2016
Food Finders, Inc. started a laundry soap program in 2010 to further engage volunteers and the community in their work.
Thursday, Jul 9 2015
At least 8 million Baby Boomers are facing hunger in the USA and may be more vulnerable to food insecurity than their older peers, according to a report released from Feeding America and funded by AARP Foundation
Friday, May 22 2015
What are food pantries doing to help the greatest number of people? One important step is allowing people to choose what they take home.
Wednesday, Apr 22 2015
The America Gives More act would allow farmers and businesses to write off their food donations, a boon that would enable Feeding America alone to serve an additional 100 million meals a year.
Friday, Apr 17 2015
Food bloggers Joanne Ozug and Bridget Edwards show Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb how to make a shrimp linguine dish, panzanella salad and sugar cookies, and they share how you can help donate meals to Feeding America, just by pinning these delicious recipes from the TODAY Pinterest Food board.
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Thursday, Apr 16 2015
“There is a perception among many in our country that hunger is a just a city problem,” says Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America, which represents 200 food banks across the country. But it’s not true, he says.
Tuesday, Apr 14 2015
"While we're starting to see some improvements in the economy, food insecurity stays at stubbornly high levels," said Elaine Waxman, head of research for Feeding America.
Monday, Apr 13 2015
The Map the Meal Gap 2015 report, based on 2013 federal data, found that food insecurity exists in every county, including those that are among the wealthiest, and it's especially prevalent among households with children.
Sunday, Apr 5 2015
"America's schools are no longer just a place for students to learn their ABCs. They are also increasingly where children eat their three squares."
Friday, Mar 20 2015
Reba says, "I was shocked when they told me one out of six people are hungry in this nation, the land of the plenty!" she says. "It doesn't matter where you live, in the city or the country, if you cannot get access to food, you and your family will be hungry, and that is so sad. Children can't learn and parents can't work when they'
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Thursday, Jan 1 2015
One in seven people may face hunger. This year Woman's Day is partnering with Feeding America to launch The Kindness Project Fights Hunger.
Wednesday, Dec 24 2014
How Chicago-based Feeding America is using technology and help from Google to get food to those who need it. Learn how.
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Monday, Dec 22 2014
Media mogul 50 Cent joins Feeding America to use his business savvy to fight hunger at home and around the world.
Wednesday, Dec 10 2014
Forbes published their annual ranking of the largest U.S. charities and Feeding America was listed in the 3rd spot, with $1.86 billion in private gifts. That was a 23% increase in gifts over the previous year.
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Thursday, Dec 4 2014
Food pantries across the country always face a squeeze during the holidays, but this year the pressure is more intense. You can help hungry Americans.
Thursday, Dec 4 2014
Maura Daly visits The Balancing Act to share the story of Dan and his family in Massachusetts, clients of the Feeding America network.
Wednesday, Nov 26 2014
Maura Daly joins Alex Wagner on MSNBC to discuss the ongoing epidemic of hunger in America, and how recent government food stamp cuts aren't helping matters.
Wednesday, Nov 26 2014
The Huffington Post writes about a unique opportunity this holiday season to help hungry children.
Tags: Child Hunger
Wednesday, Nov 5 2014
Disney and its family of companies, including ABC, is providing a $1MM donation to Feeding America to support food banks nationwide that provide nutritious food to kids.
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