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Donating Food

Not Your Mother's Food Drive

Kevin Lutz | Posted 03.09.2014 | Impact
Kevin Lutz

Most likely, you've been asked to participate in a food drive this holiday season. It may have been through your child's school, at your workplace, your place of worship, or a food drive run by your local food bank. What you may not know is what happens after the donation is made.

Doing Good While Cleaning For Passover

Ariel Gros-Werter | Posted 05.19.2013 | Religion
Ariel Gros-Werter

Before you start emptying your cupboards and fridge directly into a garbage bag, consider the people who search through garbage bags like yours every day in search of scraps to ward off hunger.

Teen Mom Helped By Foodbank Volunteers, Gives Back Years Later

Michelle Gluch | Posted 09.14.2012 | Impact
Michelle Gluch

Dear Idaho Foodbank, I thought I'd drop you a note and let you know how things are going. I can't believe it's been almost two years since we've visi...

Food Security

Jesse Seaver | Posted 05.20.2012 | Impact
Jesse Seaver

When we're hungry, we expect to eat. In fact, we expect to be able to eat whatever we want. Eating when we are hungry -- or, as many of us like to say, when we are "starving" -- is easily taken for granted.

Making Christmas Merry for Haitian Orphans

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Given the earthquake and now epidemic, it brings much holiday cheer that the stunning bag generates funds specifically for our kids in Haiti!

Inspiring Children To Live Generous Lives

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

In a time of rampant consumerism, when boys and girls are bombarded with advertisements enticing them to dream about what sorts of presents might wait for them under the tree, we wonder, how do we teach kids to share?

Croman Family Founds Kingston Rescue Mission, Uses Old Ambulance To Deliver Meals To Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After learning about the estimated number of homeless families living in Kitsap County, Wash., Bishop Marcus Croman knew he had to help. Croman and hi...

Wealthy Californians Support Needy Michigan Families With Monthly Care Packages

Detroit Free Press | PATRICIA MONTEMURRI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

There's a lot of cross-country goodwill in 14 boxes filled with frozen chicken patties, a 7-pound boneless ham, canned goods, bread, cheese, fresh let...

Cranksgiving: How To Illegally Street Race And Give Back At The Same Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Most major cities obviously have more to worry about than the occasional alleycat street bike race, but the brains behind a burgeoning Thanksgiving tr...

Food Service Groups Required To Donate Excess Food To Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Dumpster-divers beware! Your seemingly endless bounty of discarded goodies may be missing in the future. Based on a new rule to amend the Federal Acqu...