Thursday, Apr 29 2021
Feeding America applauds the Biden Administration’s bold proposals to invest in Summer EBT to help end summer hunger for children in need, address a ban on formerly incarcerated people receiving SNAP and extend the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit.
Wednesday, Apr 28 2021
Feeding America presents the 2021 John van Hengel Fellowship to Eric Cooper, president, and CEO of the San Antonio Food Bank for excellence in leadership, local impact, and national influence, and entrepreneurial spirit in the area of hunger relief.
Feeding America Statement on the USDA’s Announcement to End the Farmers to Families Food Box Program
Thursday, Apr 15 2021
Feeding America supports the decision to end the Farmers to Families Food Box Program and focus on providing assistance through the nation’s food bank system and nutrition programs like SNAP.
Walmart and Sam’s Club Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign Helps Feeding America® Network of Local Food Banks Provide Meals to Communities in Need
Monday, Apr 5 2021
Walmart and Sam’s Club are supporting the Feeding America® network through the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign. Learn more.
Friday, Apr 2 2021
Our number one priority is to ensure that the current 15% increase in SNAP benefits is extended through the end of the economic downturn.
Feeding America Local Food Insecurity Projections Find Food Insecurity Still Elevated Compared to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Wednesday, Mar 31 2021
The Impact of the Coronavirus on Local Food Insecurity in 2020 and 2021 provides a snapshot of food insecurity at the state, congressional district, and county level prior to the pandemic and presents the likely impact of the ensuing economic crisis has had on food insecurity levels in the U.S.
Monday, Mar 22 2021
The Nutrition in Food Banking Toolkit, a resource that aims to support food banks and food pantry programs as they work to address food insecurity and the overlapping challenges posed by structural inequities.
New Study from Urban Institute Shows Charitable Food Use Increased Nearly 50 Percent from 2019 to 2020
Thursday, Mar 18 2021
About 13.1 million more adults reported accessing charitable food in 2020 due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about these trends.
Thursday, Mar 11 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 will help our neighbors in need, who have faced over a year of heightened crises, have increased access to the nutritious food they need to thrive.
Tuesday, Mar 9 2021
Approximately 42 million people—one in eight individuals in America—could experience food insecurity in 2021 due to the ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19. Learn more about this new data.