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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...


May 18, 2016, 11:03 ET Data Reveals Millions Of Eligible Seniors Are Not Receiving Critical Federal Benefits

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, has joined with other national and local organizations to help...


May 16, 2016, 14:56 ET Feeding America Partners With Red Nose Day

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, has again been named as one of the beneficiaries of Red Nose Day. Red...


May 04, 2016, 14:19 ET 7 Million Older Americans In The United States Are Seeking Help From Nation's Largest Network Of Food Banks

 Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, issued a call today in honor of Older Americans Month. More than 1...


Apr 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Every Single County In America Is Facing Hunger

 Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today released Map the Meal Gap 2016, the latest report on county...


Apr 25, 2016, 14:55 ET Feeding America Opposes House Child Nutrition Bill

Feeding America today issued the following statement attributable to CEO Diana Aviv: "Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN), chairman of the...


Apr 25, 2016, 14:53 ET Feeding America Encourages Passage of H.R. 4967 The Food Bank Assistance Act Of 2016

Feeding America today issued the following statement attributable to CEO Diana Aviv: "Feeding America applauds Congresswoman Michelle...


Apr 21, 2016, 16:56 ET Feeding America: How Feeding Those In Need Helps Protect The Environment

 As Feeding America celebrates Earth Day 2016 on April 22 this year, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization is relying on a...


Apr 21, 2016, 08:00 ET Feeding America Names Hunger's Hope Winners For 2016

 Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, presented the 2016 Hunger's Hope Awards at their annual conference...


Apr 20, 2016, 13:16 ET Feeding America Receives Grant From Tableau Foundation

Feeding America today announced the receipt of a $1.9 million in-kind grant from Tableau Foundation, which will provide Tableau software...


Apr 08, 2016, 12:31 ET Feeding America Food Banks Brace For Increased Need For Food Assistance As Up To One Million Americans Lose Access To Food Stamps

 Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today warned that many food banks across the country will struggle...


Apr 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Feeding America Celebrates More Than Two Million Volunteers

April is National Volunteer Month and Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, is celebrating the volunteers that...


Mar 17, 2016, 12:11 ET Feeding America Strongly Opposes Cuts To SNAP In House Budget; Urges Congress To Protect The Nation's Poor And Hungry

Statement Attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America: "Late yesterday, the House Budget Committee passed its Fiscal Year 2017 budget...


Mar 10, 2016, 17:14 ET Feeding America Hosts First Fresh Produce Summit

 Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, held its inaugural Fresh Produce Summit. The meeting brought...


Feb 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Walk in the Shoes of Four People Facing Hunger with Feeding America's New Interactive Tool

 More than 48 million Americans struggle with hunger each year, yet many people do not realize the pervasive impact food insecurity has on our...


Feb 16, 2016, 08:00 ET Feeding America Receives Work-Life 2016 Seal Of Distinction

Feeding America has earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2016 awarded by WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation...


Feb 11, 2016, 09:24 ET Tyler Perry Speaks Out against Childhood Hunger

Today, Feeding America and Ad Council launched new public service announcements (PSAs) featuring actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry to help spread the...


Feb 10, 2016, 14:59 ET Feeding America Responds to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

"President Obama's FY 2017 budget proposal demonstrates an investment in America's families and communities by strengthening programs that expand...