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Much Ado About a Can Opener

The main staple of most food banks is canned goods, yet most people never really think about whether clients actually have a can opener. I have to admit that this had never ever occurred to me until another student brought it up in class. 631 more words

University Of Richmond

'State of Disaster' Declared in Zimbabwe over Drought

If humans had more time left, they would probably wipe out the population of Africa in 10 – 20 years

Southern Africa: 14 Million people face hunger due to the prolonged drought… 335 more words

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No Fruits, No Veggies

Today was the first day of my participation in the SNAP Challenge. Naturally, I started the morning by going grocery shopping. I don’t have a car on campus and didn’t want to buy food from ETC or another campus location because the prices here are heavily inflated and I wanted to be able to buy as much food for as low a price as possible. 855 more words

University Of Richmond

Those Winter Food Drive Blues...

We Feel Your Pain!

If you’re a food pantry or soup kitchen, right now you’ve got the winter blues. Why? Because food donations have dropped through the floor.   156 more words


Reflection & Projection

Well I’ve been at this for a year.  A few weeks ago marked my one year anniversary as a food pantry volunteer and one year ago tomorrow I published my first blog post.  1,072 more words

Food Insecurity


Three hundred and forty three organizations to choose from.

With just under 17,000 students at Baylor University, there are 343 organizations that are constantly demanding attention and time from students. 316 more words


Expired Food Is Not Cinderella At Midnight

Dear Manager at The Real Canadian Superstore,

I was feeling a little peckish and I thought some kefir spread would hit the spot. I found a package that had a best before date that was the same as today’s date. 178 more words