News from feeding america A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 04, 2016, 13:15 ET
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Eric Cooper, President And CEO Of San Antonio Food Bank Testifies Before The House Ag Committee

Eric Cooper, the president and CEO of the San Antonio Food Bank testified before the House Committee on Agriculture's...

Jan 27, 2016, 17:47 ET
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Feeding America Applauds White House For Convening "A Conversation On Child Hunger In America" Panel

 Feeding America commends the White House for convening "A Conversation on Child Hunger," which took place today in Washington, D.C. The...

Jan 20, 2016, 11:37 ET
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Feeding America Commends Senate Agriculture Committee For Strong Child Nutrition Bill

The following statement is attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America: "Feeding America applauds today's unanimous passage of the...

Jan 11, 2016, 08:00 ET
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Fighting Hunger in America One Volunteer at a Time

 Each January, Americans resolve to make their lives better in the year to come. Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief...

Jan 06, 2016, 11:42 ET
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Feeding America Launches New Efforts To Help Low-Income Americans Fight Diabetes

 Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, has begun a new clinical research trial to help low-income Americans better...

Jan 05, 2016, 13:05 ET
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Feeding America Responds To National Commission On Hunger Report

"A new report, Freedom from Hunger: an Achievable Goal for the United States of America, was released by the National Commission on Hunger today....

Dec 22, 2015, 12:20 ET
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Hungry For The Holidays: 10 Things To Know About Hunger

The holidays are a time for celebrations, gift giving, get-togethers with families and friends, and making our New Year's resolutions for 2016. But...

Dec 18, 2015, 18:27 ET
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Feeding America Cheers Passage Of Landmark New Legislation That Will Help Provide Millions Of Additional Meals To Americans Facing Hunger

 Feeding America cheers the passage today of the Consolidated Appropriations Act and the Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. ...

Dec 17, 2015, 10:13 ET
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Jennie Garth Helps Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger

Today, Feeding America launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) starring celebrity actress Jennie Garth to bring attention to childhood...

Dec 16, 2015, 21:22 ET
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Feeding America Urges Swift Passage Of Spending And Tax Agreement

 The following statement is attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America: "Earlier today, Congressional leaders released a broad...

Dec 09, 2015, 17:07 ET
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Andy Grammer Teams Up With Feeding America To Give Back This Holiday Season In Conjunction With His #GoodToBeAlive Tour

 Singer Andy Grammer has partnered with Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization serving more than 46...

Dec 09, 2015, 13:25 ET
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Feeding America Strongly Supports the Findings of New White House Hunger Report on SNAP

 Statement Attributable to Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America: "Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, strongly...

Nov 30, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Feeding America Launches Set The Table™ To Turn Celebrations And Events Into Fundraising Opportunities For A Hunger-Free America

 Today Feeding America® announced the launch of Set the Table™, a new online fundraising platform to empower their supporters to...

Nov 23, 2015, 13:19 ET
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Five Things To Know About Family Hunger This Thanksgiving

 Hunger in America isn't seasonal—it's a year-round issue. With the holiday season upon us, it's hard not to reflect on the 48 million...

Nov 12, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Tony Robbins Provides Millions More Meals To Feeding America® To Help Families In Need

Best-selling author, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Robbins has partnered with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief...

Nov 10, 2015, 16:57 ET
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Feeding America: Millions Of Veterans Struggle With Hunger

As our nation commemorates Veterans Day and the heroic efforts of the US Military, past and present, it is important to note that many men and...

Nov 10, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Disney Donates $1.5 Million To Feeding America To Help Inspire Healthier Generations And Promote Nationwide Access To More Nutritious Foods

 Feeding America, the nation's leading hunger-relief organization, salutes The Walt Disney Company for its $1.5 million donation, the vast...

Nov 02, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Does Healthier Food Help Low-Income People Control Their Diabetes?

 To determine whether healthy food could help low-income people better control their diabetes, a pilot study by UC San Francisco and Feeding...

Oct 28, 2015, 16:01 ET
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Feeding America Commends The Bipartisan Budget Deal Negotiated By Congress And The White House

The Congress and the White House released a two-year bipartisan budget-debt ceiling deal, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA), which would...

Oct 26, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Feeding America Strongly Endorses The American Academy Of Pediatrics' New Policy Promoting Food Security For All Children

Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, strongly endorses a new policy statement released by the American Academy of...