United States

Bidwell Riverside Food Pantry Expands Facility Due to Increased Food Insecurity

by Maria Lisignoli 13 WHOtv.com April 15, 2019

In Iowa, Bidwell Riverside Food Pantry on the south side of Des Moines says 99,000 Polk County residents are food insecure. With more than 4,000 individuals using the pantry every month, space was getting a little cramped, so they decided to add a 720 square foot expansion....

Metallica call for fans to volunteer for local food banks on May 22

by Press Release Kerrang April 15, 2019

Ever the good guys, Metallica have announced their second annual ‘Day Of Service’, inviting fans to unite in the fight against hunger. Along with their non-profit All Within My Hands Foundation, the metal titans will be volunteering at local community food banks on May 22 – and have cal...

Elkhart Schools teams up with program to package unused food into take-home meals

by Ed Ernstes WSBT 22 April 7, 2019

In Indiana, food rescue organization Cultivate has teamed up with schools to create frozen take-home meals for students....

Hunger and the Wisconsin budget

by Sharon Pomaville Kenosha News April 1, 2019

In Wisconsin, 1 in 6 children live in poverty, and far too many families are struggling to put food on the table. Over 200,000 Wisconsin children live in poverty, yet we continue to rank last in the nation for offering school breakfast to children....

Feeding the homeless and cutting food waste in Hawaii

by Erika Engle WHON March 27, 2019

In Hawaii, legal changes are being made to make it easier for restaurants and other food establishments to donate leftover food to those in need....

Shopping to reduce food waste is easy on the wallet too

by TRACEE M. HERBAUGH Associated Press March 21, 2019

If you’re hoping to reduce household food waste, experts say there are two key things to do: Eat what you have, and buy only what you need....

Puerto Rico faces food-stamp crisis as Trump privately vents about federal aid to Hurricane Maria-battered island

by Jeff Stein and Josh Dawsey The Washington Post March 25, 2019

Due to legislative inaction in Congress, Puerto Rico has made drastic cuts to food stamps and other benefits, raising the threat of hunger on the island...

Philabundance announces ambitious program to give people more than food

by Alfred Lubrano Philly.com March 18, 2019

Philabundance, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region’s leading hunger-relief agency, provides food for 350 neighborhood pantries, soup kitchens, and other organizations in a nine-county area serving 90,000 people each week. But, like other major food banks across America that are rethinking the se...

Hundreds come together to learn better ways to feed those who deal with food insecurity

by Aaron Cantrell Fox 59 March 18, 2019

In Indiana, the second annual Food Pantry Network Summit was organized to help volunteers and workers improve their food pantries....

School bus delivers free meals to hundreds of children during spring break

by Kimberly Kuizon FOX 13 News March 18, 2019

In Florida, several employees with the Manatee County School District are making sure every child gets fed, even when school is out for spring break....

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  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
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