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Glimpses of Political Sea Change

Billy Shore | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

Think about what we could achieve as a nation by combining the courage of Montana voters with the wisdom behind North Carolina's research and the dogged persistence that led to the record-setting meal increases achieved in Arkansas.

Building Strong Children in Maryland Through Breakfast

Billy Shore | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

"Some kids are here 12 hours a day. This is the only place they eat. If we take care of the kids, they will take care of the school."

Hungry for Happiness: Arby's Quest to End Childhood Hunger

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Laura Dunn

Over 16 million children across America experience hunger every year. This is a shocking statistic, and Arby's Foundation is playing its part to raise awareness and help to end childhood hunger.

The Biggest Lie Nonprofits Tell Themselves

philanthropy.com | Posted 07.11.2013 | Impact

Whenever I hear nonprofit executives say they cannot build capacity or make investments necessary for long-term sustainability because they “just do...

One Million Meals for Kids

Sandra Lee | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Sandra Lee

If we continue to combine our efforts, we can eventually make childhood hunger yesterday's news. Think of that, next time you bite into a cupcake.

SNAP + SNAP Ed = Smart Policy

Billy Shore | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Billy Shore

The powerful effect that SNAP and SNAP-Ed can have on a family is a story best told not by me but by a woman who has been a part of our No Kid Hungry campaign, Lareese.

Giving Kids a Head Start Through Nutrition Education

Billy Shore | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Billy Shore

We can't have a strong America with weak kids. We can't have a healthy economy with unhealthy kids. We can't have an America prepared to compete in the world without children prepared to learn.

Pork Desserts: The Very Latest

Anneli Rufus | Posted 02.06.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

One day two weeks ago at Dry Creek Kitchen in Healdsburg, Calif., I ate rich, chewy, bacon-studded chocolate-chip candy bars and aromatic, melt-in-the-mouth chocolate truffles topped with pulverized chicharrones.

Let's Do the Right Thing for Our Children

Mark Shriver | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact
Mark Shriver

Save the Children has not been involved in the gun control issue in the past -- our work has focused on providing education, health and emergency relief services to children and families living in poverty in the United States and around the world -- but in the aftermath of Newtown, we are taking action.

How I Found My Calling

Ruth Riley | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports
Ruth Riley

As a child, I was clueless to the level of poverty we were living in. Mom raised us to work as hard as possible at whatever task was before us, be willing to help others in need and be grateful for what we are given... all lessons that made the foundation of who I am today.

Uniting a Post-Election Nation by Ending Child Hunger

Billy Shore | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Billy Shore

We believe everyone has a strength to share when it comes to ending childhood hunger in America, and that to restore this country, it's imperative we help our nation's most vulnerable citizens, our future leaders. This is more than just a moral obligation: It's also our civic duty.

The Campaign Speech You Won't Hear

Billy Shore | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Billy Shore

With just 10 days until the election I'm still waiting for the speech I had hoped to hear -- from any candidate, of either party, in any race. With time running out I'm growing doubtful, so just in case, I've tried to at least imagine it.

Bearing Witness to the Courage and Gratitude of Those Who Once Benefitted From SNAP

Billy Shore | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Billy Shore

It doesn't take tremendous courage for Washington politicians to cut benefits for politically powerless women and children. On the other hand, imagine the courage it must take for successful men and women to share their personal stories that they once needed the food and nutrition assistance.

New Hunger Data Shows a Generation at Risk

Billy Shore | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Billy Shore

Without the food and nutrition they need to learn and grow, vulnerable children face increased health, education and employment challenges. Simply put, we cannot have a stronger America with weaker kids.

A Dangerous Combination of Callousness and Ignorance

Billy Shore | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Billy Shore

Ending poverty and reversing unemployment may be complex, but feeding a child is not. If policymakers start to listen to the voices of Americans, they might move more quickly to ensure that no child is hungry.

Nose-to-Tail: The Whole Animal Movement

Scott Bridges | Posted 09.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

As chefs have become more creative and as foodies have sought to explore more adventurous and novel dishes, a movement has developed in which formerly discarded parts are now fought over like the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner.

Invisible Issues of the 2012 Campaign

Billy Shore | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Billy Shore

Ending poverty may be complex but feeding a child is not. This is not Syria or Sudan, not entitlement reform or credit swaps. This is a problem for which we know the solution and have the necessary resources, but lack only the will.

My Commencement Address at Bronx Community College

Billy Shore | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
Billy Shore

Whether you are a banker on Wall Street or a baker on Arthur Avenue we are each other's harvest.

Real SNAP Stories

Billy Shore | Posted 07.07.2012 | Impact
Billy Shore

"Most think people on food stamps are sponges, but my mother is everything but a sponge. We don't struggle because my mom doesn't work hard enough. We struggle because of the economy and simply because what cards we were dealt."

How Will We Feed 18 Million Hungry Children When School Lets Out?

Kim Doyle Wille | Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact
Kim Doyle Wille

Last Thanksgiving, I spent two days documenting hunger at three food pantries. At the first pantry, children in sweaters sweetly asked volunteers if t...

WHAT YOU CAN DO: Spring Doesn't Mean Baseball Games And Vacations For All Kids

Randy Jackson | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact
Randy Jackson

It is up to each of us to raise awareness of the fact that almost 25 percent of our children live in poverty and each of us must hold our leaders accountable to ensuring a fair start for every kid in America.

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 ...

Who's Behind Arby's $2M Gift to 'No Kid Hungry," Santa or the Grinch?

Joe Waters | Posted 02.18.2012 | Food
Joe Waters

There's a nagging question for me. Should a national leader in anti-hunger programs have a partnerhip with a fast food chain that sells mostly anti-nutritional foods that should be served to families with a side of Lipitor?

Meatless Monday: (Vegan) Holiday Party With Nava Atlas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.11.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Let's be clear -- vegans like to party, too. We just choose not to do it with ham.

A Great Need, A Greater Investment

Randi Weingarten | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education
Randi Weingarten

America was founded, and has flourished, as a land of opportunity, a place where, by working hard and seizing opportunities, each generation can do better than the last. But now, this very American notion seems frayed.