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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Tuesday, Jun 30 2015
These changes to the choice architecture – or environments – are referred to as “nudges” and, though they have proven effective in a variety of other settings.
Kids enjoying snacks provided by the food bank
Saturday, Jun 27 2015
When school is out for the summer where can kids get meals they normally get during the year?
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Friday, Jun 26 2015
For the past couple of summers, God’s Pantry Food Bank in Lexington, KY has hosted an event to kick off the beginning of summer feeding programs for children.
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Wednesday, Jun 24 2015
Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) is our best opportunity to support and strengthen child programs such as School Meals, WIC, Summer Food (SFSP), and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
During the school year, over 21 million children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch each day through the USDA’s National School Lunch Program. But, when school is out, many children who rely on these meals go hungry.
Tuesday, Jun 23 2015
When school is out, many children who rely on these meals go hungry.
Share and call-in to help end summer hunger
Tuesday, Jun 23 2015
On September 30, the child nutrition bill will expire and it’s time Congress got to work. Child Nutrition Reauthorization sets funding levels for all of the federal school meal and child nutrition programs.
Feeding America national staff volunteering at a feeding program during the Day of Impact.
Friday, Jun 19 2015
I had the privilege of participating in my first Feeding America Day of Impact this month. Each year, the Feeding America National Office team volunteers at local food pantries and agencies and works closely with those dedicated to helping others.
When you get two meals and a healthy snack at school each day and struggle for enough on the weekends, facing summer is not as exciting. Community Kitchen of Monroe County – located in Bloomington, Indiana – works to reach as many children struggling with this situation in the summer as possible.
Wednesday, Jun 17 2015
Community Kitchen of Monroe County – located in Bloomington, Indiana – works to reach as many children struggling with this situation in the summer as possible.
People enjoying choosing fresh produce at a mobile pantry.
Monday, Jun 15 2015
Foodlink, a member of the Feeding America network of food banks, is changing that with The Curbside Market. For the third summer in a row, low-income residents in Rochester, NY and surrounding communities have access to affordable, garden-fresh delights five days a week.
Share and call-in to help end summer hunger
Thursday, Jun 11 2015
On June 23, we’ll be asking you to call Congress and remind them that the children who are struggling to receive enough nutritious food during the summer are counting on them to act.
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