Stories of Hunger – Amanda

“I’m currently raising five children by myself. Four of them are mine, and one is my stepdaughter. I was married for 13 years. He’s not in our lives anymore. I’m happy about that – he did some bad things and we’re better off without him – but it’s definitely...

Map the Meal Gap

NEW DATA SHOWS Hungry AMERICANS ACROSS TIPPECANOE COUNTY ARE Ineligible for FEDERAL NUTRITION Assistance 38% of Residents of Tippecanoe County Who Are Food Insecure May Only Be Able to Turn to Charitable Food Programs for Help   LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – May 2018 – Food...

May is Older Americans Month

Senior hunger poses unique challenges. More than 5 million senior citizens currently face hunger in our country. After a lifetime of hard work, 63% of the households with older adults (50+) that Feeding America serves find themselves facing an impossible choice — to...

Who does SNAP help?

The second in a series of blog posts to answer questions about SNAP and what it means to people struggling with hunger. Anne cares for her disabled husband, Mark is unemployed, and Lynn is on a fixed income. They are just a few of the one in seven Hoosiers who receive...

What is SNAP?

What is SNAP and what does it mean to people struggling with hunger? A single parent raising two kids while working and getting a degree, a retired military veteran who volunteers at the neighborhood school, and a 25-year-old with autism who struggles to keep a...
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