Hunger Blog

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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Volunteer preparing dinner for children at a food pantry
Wednesday, Jan 2 2019

The new year is an opportunity to refresh and reset ourselves, ditch bad habits, and set new goals. But, setting lofty New Year’s Resolutions can leave us feeling disappointed and overwhelmed. This...

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Friday, Dec 21 2018

Want to roll up your sleeves before the New Year and do some volunteering with your family but you’re not sure what to do or where to start? We’ve got you covered! Try volunteering at a food bank or...

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Brittany and Clint with their children
Wednesday, Dec 12 2018

No turkey, no stuffing, no potatoes, and no pie.  

For Christmas, a traditional holiday meal was completely out of the picture for Brittany and her husband Clint because they just couldn’t afford it....

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Monday, Dec 3 2018

Purchasing gifts for everyone on your list can be a daunting challenge during the busy holiday season. You strive to give everyone a thoughtful gift while avoiding the guilt of spending too much or...

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A family enjoys being together in the snow
Monday, Nov 26 2018

It’s a constant challenge to practice mindfulness, living in the present moment instead of dwelling on the past or worrying about the future. And it’s especially difficult to do this during the...

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Young boy volunteering at food pantry
Friday, Nov 16 2018

During the holidays, families are in a whirlwind of parties, travel plans, and activities. 

While it’s easy to get caught up in this time of year, it’s also a great time to for your family to take...