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Food Banks' Dire Warning

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business

* High commodity prices lead to drop in gov't food donations * Food banks increase food purchases, straining resources ...

Setting the Table for the End of Hunger

Raymond C. Offenheiser | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
Raymond C. Offenheiser

Instead of putting grain on barges and shipping them across the world, what if we could work with local farmers and buy fresh food in local markets and rush it into famine areas? It's about fixing broken policies, and also about things you and I can do.

A Better Life for 15 Million Afghans Begins Through Access to More Nutritious Foods

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

Afghanistan has one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world. As the country's future hangs in the balance with donor funding decreasing and U.S. and NATO forces withdrawing, the need for long-term, sustainable programs increases.

Can An Ancient Farming Practice Solve Current Hunger Crisis?

www.takepart.com | Posted 08.02.2012 | Impact

Gleaning. The word may not be immediately recognizable to many, and that’s probably because it hasn’t been a practice of most Americans for a long...

Mobile Food Pantries Bring Fresh Produce to Neglected Communities

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 06.28.2012 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

By taking clients at their word and allowing them to choose from an array of truly healthy foods, Arnold ushered in a new era of food banking, one that is more efficient, more nourishing, and more responsive to those it serves.

Of Presidents and Paupers and Food

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.06.2012 | New York
Liz Neumark

There are hundreds of pantries throughout NYC that serve thousands day after day after day with limited resources. Everyone is dying to know what we served the president, but it is these truly critical meals that never make the news.

WATCH: Kenyan Girl, 12, Films Struggles Of Living In Slums

Posted 02.15.2012 | Impact

Molly is a 12-year-old Kenyan girl living in the Mathare Slum just outside of Nairobi -- one of the poorest places in the world. Every day, Molly w...

Hunger During The Holidays

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

The holiday spirit inspires us help others who may have fewer things in their lives for which to be grateful. And so, we donate, volunteer and advocate for policies that help the hungry.

Actress Ana Ortiz Takes On a New Role (VIDEO)

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

Anna Ortiz, of Ugly Betty, took part in the Feeding America campaign, as Fernanda -- a wife and mother whose doesn't always know how she'll feed her children.

Latino Children in America are More Likely to be Hungry

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

In the middle of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I am soberly reminded that child hunger is even more prevalent among Latino households -- one in three Latino children is food insecure.

Glean, Baby, Glean!

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Annie Spiegelman

Farmers estimate up to 20 percent of the food harvested in fields across this nation cannot be sold in the grocery store and is thrown out simply for aesthetic reasons.

A Billion YouTube Views Can Feed A Billion

Ramya Raghavan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ramya Raghavan

Last week, we announced that YouTube serves over one billion video views per day. That's also the number of people in the world who don't have enough food to eat: one in seven humans.

Macy's And Feeding America "Come Together" To Combat Hunger

Tam Vo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Macy's has teamed up with Feeding America for Come Together, an awareness and fundraising campaign with the goal of donating 10 million meals to men, ...