We count! 2020 Census

Every 10 years the government counts our communities to determine how much money to give us for services and resources. Being counted in the census means more political representation and funding for programs that help fight hunger. The Census is safe to fill out. The...

20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables

Food, Nutrition and Health Tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics www.eatright.org Building a healthy plate is easy when you make half your plate fruits and vegetables. It’s also a great way to add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerals and...

What to Donate to a Food Bank and What to Avoid

From Feeding America's blog January 14, 2020 by Paul Morello So, you’re ready to donate food to your local food bank. That’s great! Whether you’re starting a food drive or just planning to grab a few extra items for donation while out grocery shopping, there are a...

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 nearly...

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 sides...

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