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Food Donations

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.

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.

Texas Woman To Camp On Church Roof Until City Donates 50,000 Pounds Of Food

Posted 06.05.2012 | Impact

Robin Evans won't come down from her roof. The Kennedale, Texas, resident isn't exactly stubborn -- she's just patient. She been camping on top of ...

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.

South Beach Wine & Food Festival: What Happens to the Leftovers?

Trina Sargalski | Posted 05.02.2012 | Miami
Trina Sargalski

After the South Beach Wine & Food Festival wraps up and folks stumble on home, the tents are put away. Party-goers face the work week and their impending juice diets. I wondered, "What happens to the leftovers?"

Food Delivery Program Offers Foodie Treats, Fights Child Hunger

Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact

Donating your time to ending child hunger might seem like a big task, but one organization ensures it can be a piece of cake. Or a truffle, or an ...

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....

Walmart Saves Good Food From Being Wasted

Posted 08.27.2011 | Impact

Last year, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. pledged $2 billion in food and aid over the next five years. The company's donations will benefit Feeding America foo...

Laura Bassett

As Food Demand Rises, Salvation Army Donations Drop | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Due to high numbers of unemployed and underemployed families, more people showed up at Salvation Army programs across the country looking for food in ...

Dispensary Offers Free Pot For Food Donations

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SOQUEL, Calif. — A California medical marijuana dispensary has raked in food donations with a unique offer: free pot. The Granny Purps dispensary...

'Help Feed LA' Makes Donating Food Easy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

L.A. businesses can donate their surplus food more easily to those who need it, thanks to the Help Feed L.A. campaign, reports KPCC, NPR's affiliate i...

'Angel in Queens' Fed Over 70,000 New Yorkers in 5 Years

Huffington Post | Tam Vo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Early this month, Anderson Cooper announced the 10 finalists for CNN's Hero of the Year, to be announced by Cooper on Thanksgiving Day. Impact feature...