What’s the difference between a food bank and a food pantry?

From Feeding America’s blog February 20, 2019 by Tori Waite What is the difference between a food bank and food pantry? We are so glad you asked! The Feeding America network includes 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs that provide food in...

I Was Lunch Shamed. This is My Story.

From the Feeding America blog October 15, 2019 by Rowena Norman You hear a lot about kids who have been lunch shamed. Kids who were treated differently – singled out, humiliated even – in the school cafeteria because their family didn’t have the money to pay for...

How to donate food to a food bank this Thanksgiving

From Feeding America’s blog October 24, 2019 by Olivia Thoelke This holiday season, families across the country will set their tables to come together and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. For many of us, the holidays wouldn’t be complete without a turkey and heaping...

How to Host the Best Food Drive

From the Feeding America blog October 2, 2019 by Ash Slupski This time of year, food banks and food pantries across the United States help millions of families share holiday meals. With so many families in need, hosting a food drive at your office, church or school...

Volunteer of the Month – October

Food Finders’ volunteer of the month is Delois! A few years ago, Delois was ill. She moved to Lafayette to be closer to her daughter and grandchildren. Since moving here, Delois’ health has improved and she has gotten involved volunteering. “I like people,...

Functional Fuel for Your Body (No, it’s not Coffee)

By: Sierra Girton, MS, CSCS, USAW What is Functional Fuel? The functional fuel for your body… IS WATER! That’s right, water. Your body is comprised of over 60% of water and if you don’t drink adequate daily water, how can you expect your body to optimally function?...
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