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A Giving Advent Calendar

After taking most of this year off from writing so that I could run for school board, I’m back!  The election was last Tuesday, and I am happy to say I was successful in my run and have been elected to the school board for a 4 year term.  789 more words

Food Insecurity

I'm From the Government. . .

.  . .and I’m here to help you.

The Squire and I have been getting bread through Panera’s “Dough-nation” program for about ten years.  This bread has been given to two different food pantries, who give it to people in need in Harford County. 123 more words

A Salute to Empty Bowls this Saturday

These past months people of all ages throughout the city have been making ceramic bowls which will be sold with a container of soup to raise money for community food pantries.  74 more words

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey Voted Best Nonprofit

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, the state’s largest anti-hunger and anti-poverty organization, was named “Best Nonprofit” by NJBIZ’s inaugural Reader Rankings survey.

According to NJBIZ, thousands of “clients, colleagues and peers of businesses in New Jersey” voted for the best organizations in 52 categories, including philanthropy, health care and real estate. 350 more words

Extra! Extra! Get Your Local Produce in The Bronx!

I am a strong believer in the saying, “You are what you eat”. If you think about it, the decisions we make at the dinner table can have a myriad of effects on us. 238 more words

Diet And Exercise

Big Hunger - an analysis of the problems of foodbanks

Read Andy Fisher’s  –

Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger (MIT Press)

Its an insight into the problems of food banks and how they are really not the solution to poverty in the USA

Think Locally When Acting Nationally

This past Saturday the Chester Country chapter of the A.B.A.T.E. motorcycle group delivered the results of their annual food drive to the food pantry.  The group estimates this year’s drive netted approximately 10 tons of food and personal care products.   738 more words

Food Insecurity