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Feb 02, 2017, 10:46 ET Tony Robbins and Feeding America® Exceed Goals and Provide Millions of Meals to Help Families in Need

Feeding America announces that the 100 Million More Meals Challenge, conducted in partnership with New York Times #1 best-selling author,...


Jan 19, 2017, 12:57 ET Feeding America Statement on the Nomination of Former Gov. Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

"Feeding America congratulates former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue on his nomination as Secretary of Agriculture. It is our sincere hope that as...


Dec 22, 2016, 11:43 ET 42 Million Americans Face Hunger This Holiday Season

Families and friends will gather across America in the days to come to celebrate the holiday season and to look forward to the new year of 2017....


Dec 13, 2016, 10:27 ET Cargill Donates $3 Million Over Three Years to Feeding America to Support Nutrition Solutions

Today, Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced a $3 million grant from Cargill to provide children and...


Dec 13, 2016, 08:00 ET Feeding America Statement On Failure Of Congress To Pass Child Nutrition Reauthorization

Statement Attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America: "Feeding America is deeply disappointed that Congress did not pass a...


Nov 10, 2016, 15:26 ET Southface Announces Nonprofit Energy And Water Efficiency Pilot At Feeding America Food Banks

Today, Southface announced a $615,000 grant to pilot the Nonprofit Energy and Water Efficiency (NEWE) Initiative at Feeding America food banks....


Nov 09, 2016, 14:33 ET Feeding America Asks Our New Congress And President To Work Together In A Bipartisan Effort To Feed The Nation's Hungry

Statement Attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America: "Feeding America congratulates the winners of yesterday's election. We urge...


Nov 02, 2016, 08:00 ET Disney Donates $1 Million to Feeding America to Help Inspire Healthier Generations and Promote Nationwide Access to Nutritious Foods

Feeding America® commends The Walt Disney Company for its Healthy Living Commitment and $1 million donation to help food banks expand their...


Sep 29, 2016, 12:51 ET Chris "Ludacris" Bridges And The Ludacris Foundation Join Feeding America® To Raise Awareness Of Hunger In The United States During Hunger Action Month™

National support for hunger relief continues in the final days of Feeding America's annual Hunger Action Month campaign, as Grammy™...


Sep 29, 2016, 11:12 ET Research Highlights Variations in Food Costs Throughout the U.S.

Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap 2016 study finds many low-income communities that are home to a significant number of food-insecure...


Sep 23, 2016, 12:14 ET Caterpillar Foundation Investment to Help Feed 300,000 People in Need

 Feeding America, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization, announced today that they are partnering with the Caterpillar Foundation...


Sep 12, 2016, 00:01 ET New Study Investigates Coping Methods and Consequences of Teen Food Insecurity

Teen food insecurity is threatening American youth and their well-being, according to two new reports by the Urban Institute and Feeding America....


Sep 08, 2016, 12:38 ET Feeding America® Responds To New USDA Data That Shows 42.2 Million Americans Are Food-insecure

Feeding America today issued the following statement in response to the USDA Food-Insecurity Report Statement Attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of...


Sep 08, 2016, 10:54 ET Feeding America® Asks Supporters to Take Action for Hunger Action Day®

Support for hunger relief will intensify today for the observation of Feeding America's Hunger Action Day®. Iconic buildings are expected to...


Aug 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Feeding America® Asks Nation to Take Action to End Hunger

 This September the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger....


Jul 21, 2016, 13:07 ET Feeding America And Nationwide Foundation Partner To Provide Healthy Food Options To More Families

Feeding America® today announced the receipt of $1.5 million from the Nationwide Foundation to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to people...


Jul 11, 2016, 11:53 ET Elected Officials Take Time Out From National Political Conventions To Learn About Hunger In America

This July, Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, is hosting volunteer opportunities at both the...


Jun 24, 2016, 14:59 ET Ashley Greene and Darby Stanchfield Serve Summer Lunch and Distribute Fresh Produce at Feeding America's "Put the Heat on Hunger" Event

 For most children, summer is a time of fun and excitement, but for 18 million children in communities across the country it means the end...


Jun 15, 2016, 11:36 ET Keith Monda Named Chair Of Feeding America's National Board

 Feeding America announced today that Keith D. Monda, former president and COO of Coach, Inc., has been elected to Chair of the Feeding America...


Jun 08, 2016, 13:24 ET Feeding America Responds To House Task Force On Poverty, Opportunity And Upward Mobility

Statement Attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America: "Yesterday the House Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity and Upward Mobility...


Jun 03, 2016, 10:37 ET 18 Million Children Lose Access To School Meals This Summer

As the school year comes to a close, more than 18 million children will lose access to free and reduced-price meals they depend on for nourishment....


Jun 01, 2016, 14:00 ET Vote to End Hunger Coalition Now 120 Members Strong

Vote to End Hunger, the broad coalition of individuals and organizations all committed to ending hunger in the U.S. and around the world by 2030...


Jun 01, 2016, 11:03 ET Feeding America And The Great American Milk Drive Partner To Provide More Milk To Children And Families For National Dairy Month

For millions of families across the country who depend on free and reduced-price meals their children receive at school, summer signals a sharp...


May 24, 2016, 09:00 ET Feeding America® and French's® Partner to Provide 12 Million Meals to People Who Struggle with Hunger in America

 Today, Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization, and French's® announces a national effort to help...


May 18, 2016, 19:11 ET Feeding America Strongly Opposes Child Nutrition Integrity And Access Act Of 2016

 Feeding America today issued the following statement attributable to CEO Diana Aviv Statementattributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding...