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 sides...

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, so I do as...

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?...

Essentials of Nutrition

By: Riley Johnson | Purdue University | Dietetic Intern In our culture, everyone seems to want to find out the secrets of nutrition and the best diet out there. Year after year there is a new fad diet claiming to be the best and get you the results you want even...

Is Eating Breakfast Really That Important?

By Riley Johnson Purdue University | Dietetic Intern | You may have had a parent growing up who always told you that breakfast was the most important meal of the day, but is that really true? Does eating breakfast or skipping it all together really matter to your...

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