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In This Season of Giving, I Give Thanks to Father Brake

Bill Marriott | Posted 01.21.2013 | DC
Bill Marriott

On this Thanksgiving, I'd like to thank Father Brake, Lynn Brantley and all the workers and volunteers of the Capital Area Food Bank. It's a shining example of a small group coming together and changing the world by helping other people.

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.

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.

At Dinner with the Homeless in Athens, Greece

Diana Farr Louis | Posted 03.25.2012 | Impact
Diana Farr Louis

Down there, it's so lively on weekends, that you would be forgiven for believing all's right in Athena's city. But go back to that little red house, step inside and enter the world of the new homeless.

Food Pantries Face Unprecedented Demand They Can't Fill

The Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact

For the third consecutive year, Hunger Action Month has had to contend with a 1 in 6 hunger rate, the highest percentage since such monitoring began i...

Orlando 7th-Grader With Brittle Bone Disease Denied New Wheelchair Lift

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up compelling local stories about the victims of the recession. Twelve-ye...