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.

Woman Smiling with two cows
Monday, Nov 25 2019
For families struggling with hunger, dairy can be hard to come by. That's why Feeding America's regional dairy manager - who lives on a dairy farm - is working every day to connect food banks with milk for their clients.
Child standing on porch holding food from food pantry
Friday, Oct 18 2019
For kids who receive free meals at school, the weekend can be full of uncertainty. But Feeding America's BackPack Program fills in the gap when school is out. Take a peek inside the backpack that's helping feed kids each weekend.
Tuesday, Oct 15 2019
For some kids, being lunch shamed in the cafeteria - getting singled out and humiliated because they can't pay for meals - is unfathomable. But for others, like Feeding America's Rowena Norman, it's an unfortunate reality. This is her story.
Apple farmer holding apples in field
Friday, Oct 11 2019
For Americans who struggle with hunger, enjoying apples - and their amazing health benefits - in the fall isn't always possible. But one farmer in New York who donates excess apples to food pantries is hoping to change that.
Tags: Food Waste
Saturday, Sep 14 2019
Before the pandemic, three-quarters of the counties in the U.S. with the highest reported rates of hunger were in rural areas. Learn why hunger hits rural communities harder.