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Staff Stories, with Mya Price: “Farmers were one of my first models for what an anti-hunger champion could look like”

2021-03-22T20:14:37+00:00

"Growing up in Kentucky, I saw firsthand how the experience of going hungry can devastate a household. I also learned firsthand how individuals can work together to end hunger – especially from growers and producers."

Staff Stories, with Mya Price: “Farmers were one of my first models for what an anti-hunger champion could look like”2021-03-22T20:14:37+00:00

New Year, New Lawmakers, New Opportunities to Fight Hunger

2021-02-16T18:19:47+00:00

Ending hunger can only be done through a strong private and public partnership. The charitable sector, lawmakers, and federal nutrition programs form a powerful alliance that has the power to curb rates of hunger we haven’t seen since the Great Depression. During this critical moment for our nation, strengthening that alliance will be key to helping the economy and families hit hardest get back on their feet.

New Year, New Lawmakers, New Opportunities to Fight Hunger2021-02-16T18:19:47+00:00

4 Reasons Why We Love The Emergency Food Assistance Program

2021-02-09T19:18:20+00:00

Behind the ability of Feeding America’s network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs to help support families without enough to eat is The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) – a key federal food program that moves huge quantities of food from farmers to food banks to families in need. Learn more about the importance of the program, and why it has a place in the heart of many across our network.

4 Reasons Why We Love The Emergency Food Assistance Program2021-02-09T19:18:20+00:00

Tableau Powers Feeding America’s Digital Advocacy for Hunger Relief

2020-12-07T22:38:32+00:00

Just as data has been critical to confirming our nation’s unprecedented hunger crisis, data has been critical to making another thing clear: Our nation needs both a strong charitable sector and a deep government investment in federal food programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), to ensure no one goes hungry. Using Tableau, Feeding America is focused on delivering data to lawmakers that shows how critical food assistance is this year and in the future, as the pandemic continues. We will dive into our data-driven advocacy approach below, but first, we’ll explain in more depth the solutions we’re hoping to elevate through our work.

Tableau Powers Feeding America’s Digital Advocacy for Hunger Relief2020-12-07T22:38:32+00:00

USDA Can Help Food Banks Keep Tables Full This Holiday Season and Beyond

2020-11-18T21:13:31+00:00

Amid a continuing pandemic, families everywhere are finding new ways to celebrate old traditions this holiday season – but far too many continue to find themselves without the means to put food on tables that were once full during past celebrations. As more families than ever face a food crisis this winter, soon so will food banks.

USDA Can Help Food Banks Keep Tables Full This Holiday Season and Beyond2020-11-18T21:13:31+00:00

Too Many of the Nation’s Military Families Are Going Hungry – and Lawmakers Can Take Action

2021-02-16T17:40:36+00:00

A recent survey of military households found that 90,000 people serving in the United States military were worried about having enough food to feed themselves and their families. On this Veteran’s Day, it is critical to shine a light on this persistent issue – and the tools we have to bring about change.

Too Many of the Nation’s Military Families Are Going Hungry – and Lawmakers Can Take Action2021-02-16T17:40:36+00:00

Food Bank Fieldnotes: 3 Food Banks Describe How They Fed Kids This Summer Amid a Pandemic

2020-09-10T21:48:34+00:00

Three Feeding America member food banks share how they have adapted to keep kids well-nourished this summer and their next steps to continue to make sure all children have enough to eat.

Food Bank Fieldnotes: 3 Food Banks Describe How They Fed Kids This Summer Amid a Pandemic2020-09-10T21:48:34+00:00

As Child Food Insecurity Grows Amid a Pandemic, Summer Feeding Matters More Than Ever

2020-08-17T03:14:10+00:00

Amid growing child hunger, getting nutrition to children this summer matters more than ever.

As Child Food Insecurity Grows Amid a Pandemic, Summer Feeding Matters More Than Ever2020-08-17T03:14:10+00:00

Research Suggests That Food Insecurity Will Grow in the Face of COVID-19 – But Millions Struggled with Food Insecurity Before the Pandemic

2020-08-17T03:19:32+00:00

To develop effective strategies to reach people at risk of hunger today, and in the future, it is important to understand what hunger looked like prior to the pandemic.

Research Suggests That Food Insecurity Will Grow in the Face of COVID-19 – But Millions Struggled with Food Insecurity Before the Pandemic2020-08-17T03:19:32+00:00