Our Perspective

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, Apr 15 2015
Nielsen’s data on food pricing helps estimate the gap – how big the food budget shortfall really is in dollars, a metric people can u
Saturday, Apr 11 2015
Jess is a regular volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in Orlando. She developed her passion for fighting hunger by volunteering with a group of friends a couple of times a year. Now, Jess has now launched her own challenge to volunteer at all 200 Feeding America member food banks across the U.S.
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Monday, Apr 6 2015
Outside of traditional volunteer opportunities like sorting and packaging food donations, there are three unique opportunities we offer to our community – volunteering at the Incredible Edible Farm, in Izzy’s Corner, the children’s area of our warehouse or becoming a volunteer captain.
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Friday, Apr 3 2015
Walking into the 2015 Rural Child Hunger Capacity Institute Launch meeting, I felt overwhelmed and nervous. Overwhelmed by the fact that I was about to be in a meeting for two days with twenty participants from twenty food banks who care deeply about the issue of rural child hunger.
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Wednesday, Apr 1 2015
ConAgra Foods employee Rajan Taylor engaged more than 75 St. Louis companies to raise more than 50,000 lbs. of food, or rather more than 40,000 meals in one day for the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
Illuminating Intersections: Hunger and Health is a short, public video developed by Feeding America that creatively illustrates the research and narrative regarding the intersections of food insecurity, nutrition and health.
Tuesday, Mar 31 2015
Illuminating Intersections: Hunger and Health is a short, public video developed by Feeding America that creatively illustrates the research and narrative regarding the intersections of food insecurity, nutrition and health.
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Monday, Mar 30 2015
In the hunger-relief world, protein can be hard to come by.
So this is for two nights at the hotel and $14.91 for breakfast. I could not make the itemizations match up since it makes you do it for each night even though there was only breakfast one day, not two.
Thursday, Mar 26 2015
In July 2014, twenty dedicated store donation coordinators began work at 20 different Feeding America food bank members joining 16 coordinators made possible from Walmart’s 2013 funding. The coordinators’ mission is visit all of their local retail grocery stores to secure more food and groceries.
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Tuesday, Mar 24 2015
The budget should be balanced without putting the burden on low-income Americans. Call today!
Produce
Monday, Mar 23 2015
Bay Area Food Bank’s primary challenges are storing produce and moving it quickly into communities.
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