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Emergency Food Assistance

An Alarming Number Of Food Pantries Are Slashing Portions To Meet Rising Demand

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact

Hunger is on the rise in the U.S. and relief organizations don’t have the resources to meet the growing demand, a recent report concluded. Accor...

The Farm Bill and International Food Aid: What You Need to Know

Katie Lee | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Katie Lee

The U.S. remains the largest donor of global food assistance, and it is imperative to maintain robust funding for global food aid programs. But we must also find ways to stretch that funding and get more bang for the buck. That's what the global food aid reforms in the new farm bill do.

Report: Hunger And Homelessness Rise In U.S. Cities

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact

By Susan Heavey and Lisa Lambert and Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Across the United States, the number of hungry and ...

An Open Letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction

Gordon Campbell | Posted 01.15.2012 | New York
Gordon Campbell

As you deliberate and prioritize recommendations, we strongly urge you to adopt an approach that protects the most vulnerable as you put the country on a course towards fiscal stability.

Taking Food From the Most Vulnerable Among Us Isn't a Budget Fix

Lucy Cabrera | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York
Lucy Cabrera

As the debate over budget cuts heat up in Washington, let's hope cooler heads prevail when it comes to supporting something as basic as food assistance for those in need.

Cuts to Emergency Funds Literally Push New Yorkers Out the Door

Gordon Campbell | Posted 07.20.2011 | New York
Gordon Campbell

Cutting funding to the ESFP and other safety net initiatives that may be the difference between life and death closes the door on those who suffer from the plagues of unemployment, homelessness and hunger.

Looking Back on Katrina

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

With the news reports about the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina beginning to surface, memories of the work done and still needed by food banks are particularly meaningful.