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Hunger, Food Waste, and Food Rescue

People in Montgomery County go hungry even in a prosperous County like ours. According to Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap study, an estimated 78,000- 82,000 Montgomery County residents do not know where their next meal will come from, referred to as “food insecure”. 200 more words

Food Recovery

Family Dollar, National Suppliers & Feeding America Team Up for Fundraising Campaign

MATTHEWS, N.C., July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Family Dollar is looking to fight hunger this back-to-school season. The company announced its second-annual “Back to Success” program with Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger relief charity, for a month-long, in-store fundraising program. 398 more words

In The News

8 Million Baby Boomers Are Facing Hunger in The U.S.

More than eight million Baby Boomers age 50 to 64 are turning to charitable food assistance to make ends meet, according to a new report released today by Feeding America® made possible by a grant from AARP Foundation. 626 more words

In The News

Volunteer with Feeding America

A food services professional in California’s South Bay Area, Jeff Burrill has spent many years working with franchise companies such as Taco Bell and Panera Bread. 156 more words

Jeff Burrill

Food truck locations set for July, August and September

CEDAR SPRINGS July 7, 2015– Each month, the west Michigan labor community partners with a different church to host a Feeding America mobile food pantry, and union members from across west Michigan volunteer their time to help distribute the food to families in need. 160 more words

Grand Rapids

Video: Food Stamps During World War II

A short excerpt from a World War II film produced by the Department of Agriculture. It shows the new food stamp program made available to needy persons during the war. See the video on YouTube.

Feeding America

From Receiving to Giving

I recently met David at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church distribution of Produce Express.  While visiting with David, he shared his story of finding himself in need of food assistance.  295 more words

Hunger Stories