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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Pasta salad with broccoli and olives created by Beth Moncel of Budget Bytes
Wednesday, Apr 10 2019
One of the biggest ways to reduce food waste is to utilize our leftovers. If you need some inspiration to get those creative wheels spinning, here are a few of my favorite “sweep the kitchen” meals to make use of leftover ingredients.
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Cactus paddles otherwise known as Nopales
Wednesday, Mar 20 2019
Canned chicken, SPAM and even cactus. In addition to the staples like fresh produce and meat, food pantries can distribute some pretty unique items. Budget Bytes blogger Beth Moncel writes that just because they're unique doesn't mean they're hard to cook with.
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Smiling librarian
Monday, Mar 11 2019
Whether you're planning a road trip for spring break, or looking forward to warm weather and taking walks outside, these five binge-worthy podcasts are perfect for bringing out the best in yourself during the upcoming spring season.
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TJ a boy who's family used the food pantry
Wednesday, Feb 6 2019
Have you ever wondered how hunger affects your body? Here are three surprising effects that are devastating for the 37 million Americans facing hunger today.
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Two volunteers at food bank cooking class
Friday, Feb 1 2019

Are you a food-lover and a do-gooder? Food banks nationwide are looking for people like you to help hungry families get the healthy and delicious meals they need. Read on to learn how you can share...