Virtual Town Halls: Advancing Conversations on Health and Hunger

July 22, 2014

By Jessica Hager, Nutrition Coordinator, Feeding America The United States is facing a public health crisis related to diet-related disease. This crisis affects all segments of the population, but it disproportionately affects those who also struggle with poverty and food insecurity. Recognizing the dual burden that food insecurity and diet-related disease place on many of […]

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Posted by Colleen Callahan on July 22, 2014 at 3:07 PM in Nutrition
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“Be Awesome This Summer,” and Help Feeding America Get Food to Kids in Need

July 21, 2014

By Hayley Beers Last week I attended a baby shower for my long-time good friend, Caroline and her husband Tim in New York City. Caroline and Tim are both in finance, Harvard Business School graduates and live and work in New York City where they will be welcoming their first child (a girl!) this summer. […]

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Posted by Colleen Callahan on July 21, 2014 at 1:17 PM in Uncategorized
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A Pro Bono Partnership

July 16, 2014

By Stacey Boeke, Program Director, Taproot Foundation and Lindsey Morgan, Taproot Foundation Fellow When Hillshire Brands emerged as a new organization, it sought to strategically align its corporate contributions to the communities where employees live and work through volunteerism, financial contributions, product donations, and strategic partnerships. Hillshire wanted to create deep and lasting partnerships in […]

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Posted by Colleen Callahan on July 16, 2014 at 9:46 AM in Uncategorized
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Hope, by Esther Brown

July 15, 2014

The Child Hunger Corps is a national service program designed to increase the capacity and capability of food banks to execute programs targeted towards the alleviation of child hunger. The objective of the program is to increase the number of nutritious snacks and meals served to children in need in local communities around the country. […]

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Posted by Colleen Callahan on July 15, 2014 at 1:28 PM in Uncategorized
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The Reality of Child Hunger, By Samantha Culver

July 1, 2014

* The Child Hunger Corps is a national service program designed to increase the capacity and capability of food banks to execute programs targeted towards the alleviation of child hunger. The objective of the program is to increase the number of nutritious snacks and meals served to children in need in local communities around the […]

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Posted by Colleen Callahan on July 1, 2014 at 2:13 PM in Uncategorized
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Two Cans of Corn by Kimberly Roland

June 17, 2014

​Two Cans of Corn. It doesn’t seem like much, but to some families it means the world. While at one of the School Pantry Pilot sites recently the site coordinator shared an emotional story with me. She mentioned that a new family began coming to the pantry 2 weeks before. The family consisted of a […]

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Posted by Colleen Callahan on June 17, 2014 at 11:39 AM in Uncategorized
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The role of service by Damon Holst

June 11, 2014

My name is Damon Holst, and I am the Philanthropy Chair for my Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity chapter at Elmhurst College, outside of Chicago. My passion for service and fostering community relationships has helped me maintain a sense of clarity and balance throughout my life. Because of this, I have found myself in this position, […]

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Posted by Dan Michel on June 11, 2014 at 11:57 AM in Local Efforts
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Feeding America Real Story: Dan

June 10, 2014

I spent my youth in the Navy, and when I got out I began working as a chef. I knew nothing and so I taught myself everything. I worked hard, and eventually worked my way up. I helped open one of the most prominent restaurants in Boston and in the meantime married my beautiful wife […]

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Posted by Colleen Callahan on June 10, 2014 at 11:09 AM in Uncategorized
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Hilton HHonors Charitable Golf Outing by Kelli Walker

June 3, 2014

Hilton Worldwide is one of Feeding America’s most active partners in the hospitality industry. Hilton has been recognized by leading organizations such as the Clinton Global Initiative for their philanthropic investment across brands. Hilton engages in social responsibility through the principle “Travel with Purpose” and is an industry leader in strengthening communities in which its team […]

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Posted by Dan Michel on June 3, 2014 at 1:58 PM in National Initiatives
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The Silent Struggle of Senior Hunger by Bob Aiken

May 29, 2014

Each May, Feeding America recognizes Older Americans Month by drawing attention to what I believe is a silent issue — senior hunger. In discussions of hunger relief, seniors often get pushed to the background. This is because seniors are not the type to ask a lot for themselves and many do not like to ask […]

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Posted by Dan Michel on May 29, 2014 at 12:06 PM in Our Leaders
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