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More food pantries opening at schools in Guilford County

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A very successful food drive will allow Greensboro’s Backpack Beginnings to open three new school-based food pantries.

The partnership between the volunteer group and Guilford County Schools collected over 17,680 pounds of food. 174 more words


This week at the food pantry

We missed going to the food pantry in March entirely. The one here is only twice a month and I think we were sick the one day and something else was happening on the other. 386 more words

Leftover Starbucks Food To Be Donated To The Needy

PLUCKED FROM THE NEWS….Many years ago I worked night shift at a McDonald’s in East Boston, Massachusetts. At that time it was against the law to distribute any leftover food so we had to throw it all away. 157 more words

Plucked From The News

Why We Need a Living Wage

During my shift at the food pantry this week we packed food for a homeless man.  He was very young, not much more than a boy actually.  1,133 more words

Food Insecurity

Food Banks Say N.Y. State Is Dropping Ball On Hunger Crisis

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The state of New York is failing to address a growing hunger crisis affecting seniors, veterans and children around the state, according to the managers of food banks and pantries that gathered Wednesday at the Capitol in Albany. 403 more words


Full, Colorful Bowls

This past Saturday, Feb. 20th, was the Empty Bowls luncheon I wrote about a few weeks ago.  The fundraiser was sponsored by our local arts’ alliance organization and  benefited one of the local food pantries.  313 more words

Hunger In America