Hunger Blog

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Laura Choate, director of a food pantry in Oklahoma City
Friday, Jun 11 2021
Imagine discovering a beautiful truth about yourself, only to lose everything, including your home. For Laura Choate, who came out when she was 11, that was a reality. Now, Laura is working with LGBTQ youth facing homelessness in her community.
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Gregory Gross at the care for real pantry in Chicago
Wednesday, Jun 9 2021
For anyone, visiting a food pantry can take a lot of courage. And for the LGBTQ community, it can be even harder. One food pantry in Chicago is taking three important steps to ensure LGBTQ neighbors facing hunger feel safe, welcome and accepted for who they truly are.
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Mother and son hugging outside in field while wearing masks
Thursday, May 20 2021
When the pandemic began, a local farm in Hawaii wasn't sure if they'd be able to stay open. But thanks to the Hawaii Foodbank, the farm not only stayed open, it was able to provide healthy produce for Hawaii families facing hunger.
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Family with two young boys posing in front of brick house
Tuesday, May 18 2021
Have you ever wondered how hunger affects your body? Here are three surprising effects that are devastating for the 34 million Americans facing hunger today.
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Thoupo poses with a bag of lettuce
Wednesday, May 5 2021
More than 30 years ago, Thoupo and her family came to the United States seeking refuge from the war in Cambodia. Learn more about Thoupo's journey with hunger.
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Woman in a patterned tank top standing by car smiling
Wednesday, Apr 14 2021
Volunteers are amazing. They help connect our neighbors facing hunger with healthy food. Read the story of one volunteer who continues to serve her community, while also facing her own challenges.