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Feeding America

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  • Donations to the Great American Milk Drive help Florida food banks, pantries

    Donations to the Great American Milk Drive help Florida food banks, pantries
    That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing in Central Florida’s food banks. According to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, milk is one of the items most requested by...
  • Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday: How you can help

    Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday: How you can help
    Stamp Out Hunger is taking place Saturday -- that's what that brown paper bag in your mailbox was all about! It's easy to participate in this annual food drive spearheaded by the U.S. Postal Service. Just take a few moments to peek into your cupboards...
  • Number of people on food stamps jumps in South Florida

    Number of people on food stamps jumps in South Florida
    The number of South Floridians on food stamps continued to climb in October with even Broward adding 2,000 more people to the rolls despite its September decline that had been the first drop in more than five years, state officials said. In all, more...
  • South Florida businesses and employees rally for holiday giving

    South Florida businesses and employees rally for holiday giving
    Partnerships between businesses and nonprofits that zero in on specific needs can be very impactful, says Kathleen Cannon, president of United Way of Broward. "And the holidays bring out additional feelings from people who want to help," she said. Here is...
  • Poverty line doesn't begin to cover those who need help

    Thank you to Dan Rodricks for his recent column "Our official national lie" (Aug. 8), which highlighted the discrepancy between the federal poverty line and what real families can actually afford. A recent study by Feeding America, the nation's largest...
  • Support Hunger Action Month in Maryland

    September is Hunger Action Month, and I'm committed to helping raise awareness about food insecurity in our state. I want to share some startling statistics: Hungry Marylanders miss nearly 127 million meals each year. More than 740,000 of our neighbors...
  • Food banks adopting healthy food standards

    Food banks adopting healthy food standards
    Food banks across the country are adopting policies to make sure the people they serve get nutritious meals, according to Yale research. The groups that help feed the hungry are concerned about the rise in obesity and other illnesses even in those people...
  • New CEO to lead change microloan non-profit

    New CEO to lead change microloan non-profit
    Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens. She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity. "You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the...
  • Postal workers collecting nonperishable food donations May 11

    Postal workers collecting nonperishable food donations May 11
    The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday, May 11. The nation's 175,000 letter carriers will collect nonperishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. It...