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May 14, 2019, 08:17 ET If Senior Food Insecurity Is Not Addressed, The Population Of Seniors Facing Hunger Will Grow To 8 Million By 2050

As part of Older Americans Month, Feeding America® today released The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2017, a study about food insecurity among...


May 01, 2019, 07:07 ET Study Shows Children More Likely To Face Hunger Than Overall Population Across America

Children are more likely to struggle with hunger than the general population in just about every state, county and congressional district across the...


Apr 19, 2019, 10:23 ET Feeding America Announces Award Winners For 2019

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, presented the 2019 Hunger's Hope Awards at their annual conference this...


Nov 01, 2018, 10:49 ET Feeding America Receives $1 Million Donation From Disney To Help Provide Healthy Meals To Kids And Families

The Walt Disney Company today announced a contribution of $1 million to Feeding America® to support efforts to rescue and distribute more produce...


Oct 16, 2018, 11:43 ET Feeding America Expands Pilot Nationally to Help Truckers Rescue Food

Today, on World Food Day, Feeding America announced the national expansion of a pilot program to rescue food, in partnership with manufacturers and...


Sep 24, 2018, 13:00 ET Claire Babineaux-Fontenot Named CEO of Feeding America

The Feeding America Board of Directors announced today that, effective October 1, 2018, Claire Babineaux-Fontenot will become the organization's new...


Sep 24, 2018, 10:07 ET Feeding America Statement on Public Charge Rule

"This past weekend, the Administration announced a deeply troubling proposal to change the way families in this country access food assistance. The...


Sep 21, 2018, 11:38 ET Walmart and Sam's Club Donate $1.1 Million to Feeding America for Hurricane Florence Relief

Due to the generosity of Walmart and Sam's Club customers, the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund at Foundation For The Carolinas has contributed...


Sep 05, 2018, 15:20 ET Feeding America: New USDA Report Findings Demonstrate Slight Improvement In Food Insecure Population

A new report released today by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that 1 in 8 households (11.8%) in the United States...


Jul 20, 2018, 08:00 ET New Study demonstrates significant role food banks play in improving food security

Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization with 200 member food banks, concluded a two-year, randomized controlled research...


Jul 17, 2018, 11:47 ET Feeding America® Receives $2 Million Donation From The Darden Foundation To Help In The Fight Against Hunger

Forty-one million Americans are forced to make choices between food or other basic necessities. This is why Feeding America®, the nation's largest...


Jun 08, 2018, 05:54 ET Feeding America Statement On Introduction of the 2018 Senate Farm Bill

"Today, the United States Senate Agriculture Committee released its version of the 2018 Farm Bill. In its consideration of the Supplemental Nutrition ...


Jun 04, 2018, 10:56 ET Feeding America® And The Great American Milk Drive Help Pour More Milk For Kids In Need This Summer

One out of two kids ages 9 and up fall short on calcium, vitamin D and potassium – essential nutrients they need to grow strong.1 And when school...


May 23, 2018, 04:51 ET Feeding America Statement On USDA Commodity Purchases

"Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the purchase of more than $177 million of commodity purchases, including pork...


May 18, 2018, 03:33 ET Feeding America Statement On House Rejection of the 2018 Farm Bill

"Today, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected the 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 198-213. Feeding America remains concerned that cuts to the...


May 16, 2018, 08:58 ET More Seniors Facing Hunger Today Than Before The Great Recession Despite Economic Improvements

Feeding America® and The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) released today The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2016, a study about ...


May 16, 2018, 01:31 ET Feeding America Statement On House Consideration of the 2018 Farm Bill

"Feeding America is deeply concerned that the Farm Bill being brought to the House floor, today, will cause irreversible damage to the people we...


May 02, 2018, 12:00 ET New Data Shows Millions Of Hungry Americans Ineligible For Federal Nutrition Assistance

The national anti-hunger nonprofit, Feeding America, announced new data, today, that shows 97 percent of counties include families facing hunger who...


Apr 27, 2018, 11:33 ET Feeding America Names Hunger's Hope Winners For 2018

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, presented the 2018 Hunger's Hope Awards at their annual conference this...


Apr 17, 2018, 01:45 ET Feeding America® And International Paper Join Forces To Help People Facing Hunger And Recovering From Disasters

Today, Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced a new agreement with International Paper to help feed...


Feb 06, 2018, 01:02 ET Carol Medlin Joins Feeding America As Chief Program Officer

Carol Medlin has joined Feeding America as Chief Program Officer. Feeding America's network of 200 food banks and more than 60,000 food pantries and...


Jan 24, 2018, 01:50 ET Feeding America Hosts Third Annual Food Rescue Summit

This week, Feeding America hosted the third annual Food Rescue Summit at the Liaison Capitol Hill. The event was widely attended by members of the...


Nov 20, 2017, 08:30 ET Tony Robbins and Feeding America® Partner to Provide 1 Billion Meals by 2025 to Help Families in Need

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


Nov 01, 2017, 16:53 ET Disney Supports Feeding America To Increase Access To Nutritious Foods

The Walt Disney Company today announced a contribution of $1 million to Feeding America® to help food banks expand their local fresh produce sourcing ...


Oct 30, 2017, 09:57 ET Research Shows Nearly 7 Million People Were Food Insecure In Counties Impacted By Hurricanes Prior To Landfall

The recent hurricanes have wreaked havoc in the service areas of 26 Feeding America® food banks in five states. Historic flooding, power outages, and ...