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At the Food Pantry: From Volunteer to Client

This afternoon I read an essay from a divorced mom who wanted to address her need for food stamps. In the essay she wrote things that I related to, and as a matter of fact, I recently wrote my own essay about this kind of help.  741 more words

Life Observations

What's Going On Here?

If you are wondering what exactly is going on here, here’s where you will find out:

 

We are a Marist college class assigned to use social media to raise awareness around a concern or issue.   136 more words

Doing good with food on the Seacoast

When summer is in full swing, opportunities to do good with food abound. Here are a couple:

Farmers’ Markets

With the explosion of farmers’ markets on the Seacoast (and just about everywhere else), nearly all of us have a convenient means of contributing toward a more sustainable local food economy. 284 more words

Seacoast

Share Your Harvest With Philabundance

By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - What are you going to do with all that? If you’re growing fruits and vegetables, at some point, you’ll probably have more than you can eat. 145 more words

Watch + Listen

Get a Whole Mess of Produce for only $10

Are you familiar with Market on the Move?  If you’re not, you should be. Market on the Move it coordinated by The 3000 Club and they work to salvage produce that goes unsold to stores and saves is from being dumped in a landfill.  77 more words

Community Service

Thousands Walk Along Lakefront To Fight Hunger

CHICAGO (CBS) — Thousands of people came out to Chicago’s lakefront Saturday morning to help in the fight against hunger.

WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports the fog blended in with the grills cooking up hot dogs, sausages and corn as part of the post-walk party for the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 29th Annual Hunger Walk. 104 more words

News

Food For Thought

For many kids in the United States, school is (or is about to be) out for the summer.  And for 21 million children, that means no access to food.   270 more words

Poverty