Feeding America Issues Statement of Principles on the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health
Thursday, May 26 2022
The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, to be held this September, provides an opportunity to build upon the strong foundation of federal nutrition programs to increase effectiveness and deepen the programs’ reach so that everyone in the U.S., no matter their background or zip code, can have access to the food and resources they need to thrive.
Wednesday, May 11 2022
Feeding America released The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2020, a study about seniors facing hunger in the United States. The report sheds light on the extent to which food insecurity – or having limited access to enough food to live a healthy lifestyle – affects individuals aged 60 and older.
Wednesday, May 4 2022
Feeding America applauds the Biden-Harris Administration for announcing a White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health today that seeks to end hunger, reduce diet-related disease, and increase physical activity.
Walmart and Sam’s Club Continue Their Commitment to Addressing Food Insecurity in Communities Nationwide through the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign
Monday, Apr 18 2022
Thousands of Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs are teaming up with their customers, members, suppliers and associates for the ninth annual Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign. The campaign will run online and in store from April 18-May 15.
Friday, Apr 15 2022
The Feeding America network is not immune from the impacts of inflation, with every aspect of food bank operations including purchasing food, transporting donated food, energy for cold storage, and other costs including fuel, wages, and even vehicle maintenance seeing significant increases.
Thursday, Apr 7 2022
The 2022 John van Hengel Fellowship was awarded to Valerie Nicholson-Watson, President and CEO of Harvesters Community Food Network in Kansas City. Six network members were also recognized for their outstanding work during the conference’s “Network Celebrations” including: Feeding Florida, Food Bank of Iowa, Food Share of Ventura County, The Greater Boston Food Bank, Greater Chicago Food Depository, and St. Louis Area Foodbank.
Wednesday, Mar 30 2022
Feeding America applauds the commitment to ensuring that all communities have equitable access to nutritious food outlined in the Biden Administration’s proposed 2023 federal budget.
Tuesday, Mar 29 2022
Feeding America announced today that Kelvin H. Taketa, retired President and CEO of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, has been elected as Chair of the Feeding America National Board of Directors.
Monday, Mar 21 2022
Shanola Hampton and Feeding America release a new PSA to illustrate the tough decisions that food-insecure people have to make every day. Learn more and watch the new PSA.
Wednesday, Mar 9 2022
Feeding America statement on the FY22 Omnibus Spending Bill attributed to Vince Hall, Chief Government Relations Officer.