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Teachers across the country see the signs of child hunger and take action. Whether it's supporting the BackPack program, school food pantries, or just listening to kids and showing that they care - we appreciate all teachers do! #TeacherAppreciationWeek. 🍎 ✏️X
“This food helps my family out – my nieces and grandchildren. When they tell me they don’t have food, I’m able to share it with them.” Almost 2/3 of seniors who turn to food banks for help have had to choose between paying for groceries or medical care. #OlderAmericansMonth
"It’s our neighbor that had an unexpected medical bill, our child’s friend whose parent was laid off and the friendly waitress we see in the local coffee shop whose car broke down and needed an expensive repair. It’s not always clear and visible who is struggling." twitter.com/FeedMoreInc/st…
Despite facing challenges, Thoupo's resilience and strength shines through in how she cares for her family through serving a meal. This #AAPIHeritageMonth, we'll be highlighting stories of strength, togetherness, and community from our AAPI neighbors, leaders and partners.
29M kids who receive free & reduced-price school meals face hunger during the summer months. Fighting hunger is a joint effort that includes putting policies in action. We applaud @POTUS' #AmericanFamiliesPlan that includes specific investments to help solve child summer hunger.
Food insecurity remains a challenge for many vulnerable communities. That’s why we’ve partnered with @FeedingAmerica to #fighthunger by providing over 20 million meals in the US cities where we live and work since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. #RisingTogether
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1 in 4 kids may be at risk of facing hunger this year, but food banks and the BackPack program make sure kids have food at school and at home. Read more: bit.ly/3u2MGh8
(2/2) Every volunteer opportunity is different, but you can learn more about how to help end hunger here: bit.ly/2Z2Otqe
“This is a scary time for all of us. But, through everything, I see courage. I see strength. I see togetherness.” -Irene, volunteer Here's a round of applause for the dedicated volunteers who helped their neighbors during #NationalVolunteerMonth & all year round. 👏 👏 (1/2Gh
Our neighbors facing hunger need help now more than ever. We are so thankful to be one of the @NFL's four nonprofit partners during this year's #DraftAThon. Together, we are working to ensure that families have the food they need during the pandemic and beyond. #nfldraft
👏 Thanks to@POTUSS’#AmericanRescuePlann, millions of kids now have access to nutrition this summer through Summer EBT that will help ensure they can eat when school meals aren’t available. This is HUGE as 13M kids may face food insecurity this yr due to#COVID199.#JointAddresss
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✨ .@POTUS#AmericanRescuePlan extended the 15% benefit boost in SNAP — our nation’s 1st line of defense against hunger. Millions of families struggling to afford enough food are breathing a sigh of relief knowing that more food support is available. #JointAddress
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"Cucumbers and cabbage that are too big or too small? We donate them. Slightly misshapen peppers? We donate them. In fact, since 2011 we've donated more than 6.3 million pounds of produce that otherwise would have gone to waste." -Gary Pahl, farmer 🥒 🧡 👨bU0i
As a mother & someone who experienced hunger as a child, I’m proud to support @FeedingAmerica’s mission to create a hunger-free America as a volunteer & ambassador. #ChildNutrition twitter.com/hunger/status/…
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#DYK: 13M kids may face food insecurity this year. On Tuesday, 4/27, join me & my friends at @hunger, @FoodGatherers, @fractweets, @HoustonFoodBank, & @nokidhungry at 1 PM ET to learn how we can ensure no child goes hungry. #ChildNutrition
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Thanks to everyone who has participated in @Walmart and @SamsClub Fight Hunger. Spark Change., more than 135 MILLION meals have been raised so far for our neighbors facing hunger. There’s still time to help! Learn how you can #fighthunger & feed hope: bit.ly/39YjL60
Thank you, Rohit, for helping your neighbors facing hunger! twitter.com/LakeviewPantry…
Watch how 4-year-old Maddie reenacts scenes from famous movies with her family. Not only are these clips adorable, but Maddie and her family are helping our neighbors facing hunger too! Maybe there's a #Oscar in her future? 🧡 🎥 bit.ly/2QUdS36Eso
Chef Grant spent 20 years in the Army, working as a combat medic. Now, he's helping others from the kitchen serving about 300 people at the The Master's Table Soup Kitchen every day. Read more about his story: bit.ly/2RQFshY
“I was driving by and saw the sign. I started coming once a month, then...I came all the time." -Miriam, volunteer This #NationalVolunteerWeek, we are celebrating our amazing volunteers. To learn more about volunteering, go to: bit.ly/2Z2Otqe
Food waste is a billion-pound problem — one that’s taking a serious toll on the environment. This #EarthDay, read how we are working to combat food waste, and how you can help. bit.ly/3gcL9B6
Feeding America is committed to working to address disparities and advance solutions for an America where no one is hungry. bit.ly/3ea2Oqh #BlackLivesMatter (4/4)
Today’s verdict is an important one. But one guilty verdict—no matter how important—does not solve the systemic injustices that we continue to see, and communities of color continue to suffer under. (3/4)
The reality is that racism and the systems that support it are central to why many of our Black neighbors don’t have enough to eat. (2/4)
George Floyd's murder was an atrocity that shined a bright light on the disparities faced by Black communities. Disparities that have long existed but have not been addressed. (1/4)
“Everybody falls on hard times sometimes. We all at some point need something. There’s no need to feel shame,” she said. “The people we refer are happy about the variety of things they’re able to get. Man, it’s such a blessing.” twitter.com/feedingwestmic…
“I was wandering down Central Avenue. I watched a long line of people outside the church, and I thought, this might be a good place to help.” -Rich, food pantry volunteer 2/3 of food banks are in need of volunteers. You can help: bit.ly/3aluPtY #NationalVolunteerWeek
Food banks are continuing to provide more assistance for families now than before the pandemic. Seniors and children are especially at risk of going hungry right now. ow.ly/KmDg50EpxEk
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Did you know that there are ways to volunteer at a food bank from home? 🏡 💻 Read about six virtual volunteer opportunities that may be available with your local food bankbit.ly/3gbUmtsZ#NationalVolunteerMonthtS7
Three of our biggest takeaways to #SparkYourImpact from the hour: 🍅Keep Giving. 🌽Seek opportunities to support infrastructure. 🥦Use your voice.
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Claire at @FeedingAmerica on the state of food insecurity in the US today: “Our estimate is that 42 million will be food insecure—13 million of them kids” #SparkYourImpact
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Claire at @FeedingAmerica: “At Feeding America, we served 6.1 billion meals to people facing hunger last year, and there were still people we didn’t reach. But things that were hidden in sight, the pandemic has put a spotlight on.” #SparkYourImpact
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Mary Ann is a college student and mom who began visiting her campus' food pantry after losing her job due to COVID-19. Mary Ann doesn't the need pantry as much now, but she's thankful it was there when she needed it. Read more on college hunger: bit.ly/32obaVL
America has more than enough food to feed everyone. But each year, an enormous amount of food is wasted. Read how we partner with food manufacturers, grocery stores, restaurants & farmers to prevent food waste and help more of our neighbors: bit.ly/3e0GIqh
(2/2) Together, we can make a big impact. Learn more about how you can help along with our partners @Walmart and @SamsClub to Fight Hunger. Spark Change. bit.ly/39YjL60 #FightHunger
As a result of the pandemic, 42 million people may face hunger. When we provide meals to our neighbors, we feed more than hunger. Together, we can make a big impact. (1/2)
"I live with my 90-year-old mother and help take care of her. My father has passed, but it’s when he got sick that finances got really tough. This pantry helps us survive. It helps a lot of people survive, because there are so many people who need it." -Bruce
1 in 8 people face hunger in America. Tune in to @FidelityChrtbl’s #SparkYourImpact webinar to hear our CEO, Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, & other hunger-fighting pioneers discuss how we’re working to help our neighbors keep food on the table. Register here: bit.ly/3d3uDRW twitter.com/FidelityChrtbl…
When kids have access to nutritious meals every day, they feel better, do better in school and have fewer behavioral problems. Here is how food banks work to get kids healthy meals at school and at home, and how you can help: bit.ly/3wHx1W9
As the weather warms up and flowers bloom, doing a deep spring clean of your home is one of the best ways to feel refreshed for the season. 🌸 🌱 🏡 Before you get started, here are 3 tips on how you can give back to food banks while you tidy ubit.ly/3a0kNyfGosr
For over 15 years, apple farmer Rick Reisinger and his family have donated their extra apples to @FoodBankSTier to help families in need. When we stop food waste, we take a big step toward ending hunger - and our farmer partners like Rick play a huge role in helping us! 🍎👨‍wDN
A healthier America begins with ending hunger. On #WorldHealthDay, read about the connection between hunger and health, and how food banks are working towards diabetes prevention and helping our neighbors get access to nutritious foods. bit.ly/39RwKWU
Last year after the Master's golf tournament was canceled due to COVID-19, these potato chips that were intended to be eaten at the event could have been thrown away. Instead, they were rescued, and made it to the plates of our neighbors facing hunger. 🏌️⛳ 🧡 Tqp
🎧 Tune in to@FeedingAmericaa CEO Claire Babineaux-Fontenot's chat with@FarmBureauu President@ZippyDuvalll on how farmers & food banks are working together to help feed our neighbors in need.#StillFarminggtwitter.com/FarmBureau/sta…7
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Here are 4 fast facts on SNAP, one of the most effective ways to help our neighbors facing hunger. ⬇️
Happy Easter! 🐣 🐰 🧡 Throwback to last year wh@FoodBankCENCenc a@TheHelpCenterNCrnc helped kids facing hunger get Easter baskets full of treats to celebrate the day. �RDg52
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