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As part of a decade-long partnership with @DisneyCSR that delivers millions of pounds of fresh produce, food banks like @CityHarvest are able to bring nutritious foods directly to neighbors in need. Learn more: ⬇️ twitter.com/CityHarvest/st…
A quick photo dump 📸 of our favorite moments of hope, healthy food and smiles. In the fight to end hunger, food bank staff and volunteers work to provide food today—and hope for tomorrow—in their communities.2
Missing meals doesn't just add stress to the summer. Children facing hunger may struggle in school — and beyond. Kids deserve to have full tummies, no matter what time of year it is. Learn how you can help: bit.ly/3zYXXmc
We know that poor nutrition is linked to health issues. But access to nutritious food isn’t always easy. Opening a food pantry *in* a clinic is just one way that food banks across the Feeding America network, like @ACRFoodbank, are ensuring that everyone has the food they need. twitter.com/ACRFoodbank/st…
This calls for celebration🎉 Teenager Brooke is on a mission to make sure every kid has a birthday cake. Through "Bday In a Bag," Brooke has distributed 600+ bday bags to other children through local food banks. Thank you, Brooke, for bringing extra joy to your community!c
“Not everybody has the same situation at home and it’s hard to learn at school when you’re super hungry.” —Ethan, student. As food prices skyrocket and pandemic-relief programs end, families worry about keeping their kids fed when school returns. bit.ly/3R2ZLD7
Food can do more than just fill you up. Not having to worry about having enough food can help kids stay happy and healthy. But don’t take our word for it—check out what some kids @northernlakesfb had to say. 🧡twitter.com/northernlakesf…y
No U.S. service member and their family should struggle to put food on the table. ⬇️ Here’s what you should know about military hunger—and read more to find out what you can do to help. bit.ly/3AKAHei
Cynthia is cooking up success. After learning about her local food bank's free culinary training program, she wanted to level up her career & feed her community. "I believe that if you have a love for cooking and you have the opportunity to come here, it’s a great opportunity."
One penny. 30 days. Thousands of miles. More than 10 million meals provided to neighbors facing hunger. When @RyanTrahan set out on a cross-country challenge, he set a goal: raise $100,000 for @FeedingAmerica. But his journey inspired so many—and today, he's raised $1.4 million!
Tune in for tonight’s #CelebrityFamilyFeud and find out if the cast of Hacks will be winning money to help food banks across the country at 8pm EST on ABC! 📺twitter.com/FamilyFeudABC/…T
📣 One out of every six of our neighbors needs help right now. 📣 Nearly every food bank in the country has reported increased or steady demand for food and essentials. Every meal makes a difference. You can help us end this crisisbit.ly/2Q2QlcJCgV
Unfortunately, the choice that Sherree must make sometimes—between prescriptions and food—is a common one, especially for seniors living on a fixed income. If you or someone you know needs food assistance, contact your local food bank: bit.ly/2HzLJsW twitter.com/northernlakesf…
An avid home gardener, Carol combines her passion with serving the community at the @FoodBankofDE farm. Facilities like this are an innovative way to fight hunger and are made possible by dedicated volunteers. Learn more & get involved: bit.ly/2Z2Otqe
🥬 Healthy food = healthier communities 🏘️@CVSHealthth has partnered wit@FeedingAmericaca to help create healthier communities. Since 2020, the change YOU give at checkout has raised more than $33M! This support helps food banks improve neighbors' health with healthy food. 💪
"We are increasing the amount of bulk food that we buy. We are increasing the number of volunteers we're working with. We are increasing our transportation and food budgets because the need for food is so significant right now." — @NWHarvest CEO fxn.ws/3AfLrRQ
Mobile markets, like the one provided by @FoodBankCENC, help break down barriers to food access by bringing food directly to the communities—and people—who need it most. Learn more and find a mobile pantry near you: bit.ly/3karhkc twitter.com/FoodBankCENC/s…
As a nation, we owe a huge debt to all military members—past and present—for dedicating their lives to serving others. This Fourth of July, we salute the active service members and veterans that continue to serve and combat hunger, side by side with food bank staff & volunteers.
Zaniyaa's favorite find at her local mobile food pantry? Watermelon! 🍉 “I’m so excited! It’s my favorite summer snack.” Food banks are dedicated to bringing fresh produce to our neighbors. In fact, 71% of the food the@FeedingAmericaa network distributes promotes good health.E
As a kid, Irene's mom taught her "that it doesn't matter how much money you have, you can always find a way to help." As community school coordinator at Sul Ross Middle School, Irene takes this lesson to heart. In her work, she and @safoodbank help feed students all year-round.
We aspire for an America where no one is hungry. We will move forward on our journey to make that aspiration a reality. (5/5) bit.ly/3bFGkQG
The reality is, more than 38M people, including nearly 12M children, were food insecure in 2020. Access to food becomes even more difficult when considering race, ethnicity, gender and geography, among other factors. (4/5)
The data clearly demonstrates these individuals and families will be significantly more likely to remain in poverty or fall below the poverty line. (3/5)
There is compelling data that supports our belief that the recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will have deep implications for hundreds of thousands of women and pregnant people—particularly people of color and people with low income—as well as children and families. (2/5)
In our journey to end hunger, we work to consistently center people facing hunger and any implications for them in our statements and actions. In doing so, we ground ourselves in data and seek to understand the impact. (1/5)
J.J., has completed many long-distance hikes, but his current one is special. J.J. is hiking the American Discovery Trail to raise money for @WyomingFoodBank! Thank you, J.J., for your commitment to your neighbors facing hunger!🧡 Read more:bit.ly/3tTOVp96
These volunteers did an extraordin-berry job! 🍓 Volunteer gleaners, like those that worked with @ozarksfoodharvest, help reduce food waste while fighting hunger. Want to learn more about gleaning? Check out our blog:bit.ly/3nskqSYKtwitter.com/ozksfoodharves…O
Kids facing hunger can receive free & healthy meals all summer at libraries, parks, and other locations in your neighborhood. But many don't know these resources are there. Check out these resources—and share to spread the word.
"It's about full pantries, but it's also about recognizing that there is injustice in the world and that[...]one volunteer at a time, one courageous neighbor at a time who comes up and says I need a little bit of help—we can change that." —@ILfoodbank CEO abc7.ws/3bsh7Zz
(3/3 🧵)Today, as an associate at the@MaketheRoadNYY food pantry, she makes sure families feel safe, confident and supported. When our neighbors — including immigrants — have access to healthy food, everyone benefits.#ImmigrantHeritageMonthh6
Stephanie knows the power of language. When her family arrived in 2005, they spoke little English. For six years, they struggled to afford food until they learned they could receive groceries at food pantries. 🧵(2/3)S
Immigrants are a vital part of our community, but recent immigrants often experience a higher rate of hunger because of language barriers that make accessing the food they need more difficult. 🧵 (1/3)i
Rising costs mean a trip to the grocery store doesn't go as far as it use to. For millions of maxed-out families, food banks help to stretch those budgets & put food on the table. If you or someone you know needs food, reach out to your local food bank: bit.ly/2HzLJsW
📈 Rise in costs = A rise in hunger Food banks are stretching their inventory to meet demand while facing fewer donations and more expensive food. @GMAA explores the impact of skyrocketing costs on families & food banks.⬇️twitter.com/GMA/status/153…D
As Uvalde continues to heal, the San Antonio Food Bank and its supporters came together to distribute meal care packages. Thank you to the food bank staff and volunteers for keeping #UvaldeStrong 🧡twitter.com/safoodbank/sta…g
Most kids love summer vacation. But not all. For 22 million kids across this country—the wealthiest country in the world—hunger doesn't take a summer break. Food banks are working to change that. And it all starts with your support. bit.ly/3zYXXmc #FirstDayofSummer
Happy #Juneteenth! We honor this day by celebrating the resilience, power and strength of our Black neighbors and organizations that work to serve their community and fight for justice.
This #FathersDay, meet an incredible dad and an inspiration to us all: Mikel, a father and veteran who served in the Army for 8 years. Together, we can help neighbors like Mikel focus on doing what they love most: being a dad.
Make every day #NationalEatYourVeggiesDay with these tips to make the most of your garden and help fight hunger. Read more: bit.ly/3tkkEyJ
With programs like the speedy Grab-N-Go model at @SoTxFoodBank, summer meal distribution means more time for kids to play, relax, and enjoy the summer ☀ not having to worry about food. twitter.com/SoTxFoodBank/s…
When Laura came out at 11, she left her abusive home and was unhoused for a year. Now, as the director of a food pantry, Laura has made it her mission to provide support for LGBTQ+ youth facing hunger & homelessness. Read Laura's story: bit.ly/39buRHJ #pridemonth
Learn how you can support disaster relief efforts directly from the experts on TODAY at 12pm ET. @UNICEFUSA, @projecthopeorg, @ImpactSP2 and more orgs will be joining us for a #CharitableChat all about relief & recovery.
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Each morning as they head out the door, Robert's grandchildren cheer, “We’re going to have a great day!” Part of each great day is having free summer meals near their home in the summer. Take action today to help families like Robert's: bit.ly/3zYXXmc
DYK: 51% of all food programs rely entirely on volunteers? Volunteering with your local food bank can: 🟠 Help your neighbors get the food they need 🟠 Allow food banks to reach more people 🟠 Spread positivity and hope Get involved todabit.ly/2Z2OtqecqFf
All kids deserve healthy, nourishing food. Over 22 million school kids could face hunger this summer. Your donation can help the Feeding America network support kids and families without enough to eat. bit.ly/38lUXXS
Whatever the weather ☀🌧🌈, volunteers across the Feeding America network continue to serve their communities every day. Thank you, Denise, for your unwavering commitment to your neighborstwitter.com/FINDFoodBank/s…hE
Skyrocketing food prices have strained families across the country. But with high costs, shipping delays and a decrease in donations, food banks are stretching their inventory to meet more people's needs. Read more from @NPR. n.pr/3H6YDd5
What's summer without crisp salads, refreshing watermelon or fresh corn? 🥬🍉🌽 Lots of perfectly good produce ends up going to waste if it doesn’t find a home quickly—and that’s where the Feeding America network steps ibit.ly/3ad53GK0jzj
Mateo, Trans Justice & Leadership Program Manager @MaketheRoadNY, started a 'bike brigade' with @FoodBank4NYC to deliver weekly groceries to 400 transgender & immigrant families during the pandemic. "We always have food for members because food is a human right."
Have you ever wondered about the difference between a food bank and a food pantry? Both work to end hunger in communities across the country. *How* they do that work is different.
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