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Feeding the Hungry

Moving this Summer? Donate Your Food

Laura McHolm | Posted 05.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

While you are packing up all of your belongings, you can also be opening up your spirit of giving. In fact, the act of giving while you move will actually make your move easier.

Salvationists Are Asking the Wrong Quesitons

Tom Gerdy | Posted 06.21.2015 | Religion
Tom Gerdy

She grabbed me by the arm, almost ripping it from the socket, and pulled me into another room away from the front door as the doorbell rang. Her index finger was at her lips, and I understood that I was supposed to be silent.

Religious Profiles: Another Amazing American Muslim Woman (PHOTOS)

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 04.04.2015 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

Hanif established Muslimat An-Nisaa in 1987 to help Muslim women and children access health, education and well-being services that were otherwise unattainable. Soon, she began providing shelter services as well, to those who needed it.

A Global Society of Service

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Jeremy Affeldt

When we think about about how to help others, we are motivated to excel in our jobs and our lives. We work harder for success when we know that our success can actually help. I really hope we can all learn to think this way.

"Please Don't Feed the Homeless"

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 01.14.2015 | Impact
Tiziana Dearing

When a private citizen, church, nonprofit or citizens group offers public distribution of precious resources such as food, financial support or temporary shelter to people experiencing homelessness, those people congregate.

Feeding Hungry Kids in America

Anita Casalina | Posted 01.14.2015 | Impact
Anita Casalina

Have you been to a local apple orchard, or a harvest fair? Fall is the time of bounty and a special gala celebration of colors as Mother Nature presents her grand finale before hunkering down for a quiet winter.

How I Realized Child Hunger Hits Everyone Close To Home

Patrick Creadon | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Patrick Creadon

Child hunger in America is often something you don't "see" or suspect is close to you, but I found myself in an affluent area I knew quite well, interviewing hungry kids who live just blocks away from million dollar homes. I realized for the first time, 'If child hunger can exist here, it can exist anywhere.

Fort Lauderdale Passes Law That Restricts Feeding Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact

Lawfully feeding hungry people in Fort Lauderdale just became much more difficult. The city passed an ordinance on Oct. 22 that limits where groups...

21 U.S. Cities Outlawed Feeding The Hungry Due To 'Myths' About Homelessness: Report

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact

Ignorance regarding the root causes of homelessness have led many communities across the U.S. to restrict food-sharing around town, a new report claim...

33 U.S. Cities Have Restricted Feeding The Homeless In Past Year Alone: Report

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact

When the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) began publishing which American cities have restricted publicly feeding homeless people, it believe...

Southern City Enacts Controversial Measure Against People Helping Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.27.2014 | Impact

Fighting hunger in Columbia, S.C., just became more complicated. As of Feb. 15, the city started requiring groups of 25 people or more to purchase ...

Serving Food With a Healthy Portion of Love

Lisa Levart | Posted 01.26.2014 | Home
Lisa Levart

"When I am in the kitchen, or when I am teaching about cooking, the most important thing I talk about is imparting the food you are cooking with the secret ingredient of love!"

Help Feed the Hungry for Thanksgiving: Project Oatmeal

Anthony Papa | Posted 01.20.2013 | New York
Anthony Papa

With the Thanksgiving holiday season approaching, many New Yorkers will not have food on their table. What can we do? Focusing on one simple, direct way to help, Project Oatmeal's goal is to provide one of the most needed foods to New York's hungriest.

Thanks for Giving

Lisa Gersh | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Lisa Gersh

It is heartening to see the outpouring of public support for those impacted by Sandy. But the issue of hunger in what is one of the wealthiest nations in the world predates Sandy and, sadly, will continue long after devastated communities are rebuilt and damaged homes are restored.

WATCH: Arizona Woman Pressured To Shut Down Front Yard Food Bank

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.18.2012 | Impact

Millie Ramirez believes in helping out those who are less fortunate. So much so, that for the past seven years, she's set up and run a food bank in fr...

Speak Out Against Hunger

Samantha Harris | Posted 11.18.2012 | Impact
Samantha Harris

Join me this September by giving a voice to the millions of families struggling with hunger in silence. These families live in our communities; they are our neighbors, co-workers, and friends, yet their struggles go unheard.

FOOD -- It Really Does Grow on Trees

Rick Nahmias | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact
Rick Nahmias

Knowing the resources we have growing in this country and the appalling truth about our food waste, no American should be hungry. Not one. One vital solution that costs nothing -- yes, nothing -- is a perspective shift around food.

Bracket Busting

Mike Curtin | Posted 05.23.2012 | DC
Mike Curtin

For many college students, March is synonymous with Madness -- as in the NCAA basketball tournament. But for some, it's about Matchness -- as in March Matchness, the Campus Kitchens Project's annual fundraising event.

Pretzel Company Gives Away 1,500 Salty Snacks A Week To Homeless

The Tigard Times | Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact

Two embarrassing truths are at war with each other in our country right now. On one hand, we’re informed, 14 billion pounds of food are sent to U.S....

Your Vote Can Help Food Not Bombs Feed Hundreds of Hungry Families

Andy Stepanian | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact
Andy Stepanian

Food Not Bombs and Vivint Gives Back are showing us that DIY hunger relief and community empowerment are more then just bright-eyed ideals -- they are an ever-growing concrete reality.

Paying it Back: Unemployed Man Is a Lifeline to 60 Neighbors

Toan Lam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

Every Tuesday Herman Travis hand delivers food from the San Francisco Food Bank to residents of his low-income community.

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Robert LoCascio, Who Is Feeding 8,000 Hungry Families This Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today we're talking to Robert LoCascio, founder of FeedingNYC, for a special Thanksgiving edition of "Greatest Person." Robert's organization has been...

A Seder Lesson: Let All Who Are Hungry Come And Eat

Rabbi Steve Gutow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Steve Gutow

As American Jews ate what for many was a plentiful meal, we listened to the traditional four questions and pondered a new one: why, in a country as wealthy and as bountiful as the United States, are there still children who are hungry?

The Year of Rice Dinners

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

I'm declaring 2010 the Year of Rice Dinners. My goal: to feed 100 children in Liberia for one year, at the cost of $100 per child, and to do it one night, one rice dinner at a time.

Venison Donations To Food Banks Up As Demand Grows

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CINCINNATI — Hunters are donating more venison to strapped food banks as Ohio and other states offer financial aid aimed at managing high deer p...