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Jun 03, 2020, 13:54 ET Study Shows State And Local Food Insecurity Reached Lowest Levels Since Its Inception 10 Years Ago

After nearly ten years, food insecurity levels for most communities across the country had reached their lowest levels in 2018, according to a study...


May 26, 2020, 08:05 ET Feeding America® and Team Rubicon Partner to Provide Food to Communities Facing Hunger During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire nation and people who struggle to make ends meet have been hit the hardest. Feeding America® member...


May 21, 2020, 09:41 ET Feeding America Study Finds Senior Food Insecurity Has Yet To Reach Pre-Recession Levels

As part of Older Americans Month, Feeding America® today released The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2018, a study about seniors facing hunger...


May 20, 2020, 12:51 ET Feeding America Study Projects Local Food Insecurity Rates Amid Pandemic Could Reach Up To 1 In 3 Adults And 1 In 2 Children

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will have a devastating impact on people facing hunger across communities nationwide, according to a new...


Apr 23, 2020, 07:32 ET Jersey Mike's Donates 20 Percent Of Sales To Feeding America® This Weekend

Food banks across the country are addressing an increased need for food assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To provide everyone with an...


Apr 22, 2020, 12:21 ET Feeding America Research Projects Child Food Insecurity Could Hit All-Time High Due To COVID-19

A new report by Feeding America finds that the number of food insecure children could escalate to 18 million because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...


Apr 15, 2020, 08:55 ET Walmart and Sam's Club "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." Campaign Supports Feeding America Network to Help Provide Food to Communities in Need

One in nine people face hunger in America, including more than 11 million children. Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief...


Apr 08, 2020, 18:18 ET Feeding America Network Faces Soaring Demand, Plummeting Supply Due to COVID-19 Crisis

Nearly 100 percent of food banks in the Feeding America network are serving more neighbors in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet nearly 60...


Apr 02, 2020, 16:50 ET Feeding America Responds To $100 Million Gift From Jeff Bezos In Support Of Food Banks During COVID-19 Pandemic

Statement attributed to Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America, on April 2, 2020: "We are deeply grateful for Jeff Bezos' generous $100...


Apr 01, 2020, 16:30 ET Feeding America Food Bank Network Projects $1.4 Billion Shortfall Due To The COVID-19 Crisis

Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced an estimated $1.4 billion in additional resources will be...


Mar 13, 2020, 06:00 ET Feeding America Establishes COVID-19 Response Fund To Help Food Banks During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of 200 member food banks across the country, today announced ...


Feb 05, 2020, 08:05 ET Feeding America® and Cargill Announce New USDA Clean Room at the Houston Food Bank

Today, Feeding America® and Cargill announced that they are partnering with the Houston Food Bank, a member of the Feeding America network, to...


Jan 09, 2020, 12:40 ET Feeding America Food Bank Pilot Intervention Demonstrates Improved Outcomes for Adults with Prediabetes

A new study from Feeding America®, the nationwide network of 200 food banks and the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, shows that food...


Dec 20, 2019, 10:39 ET Feeding America is Nation's Second Largest Charity, According to Forbes

Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, ranks No. 2 on Forbes' list of the 100 top charities for 2019. Research...


Dec 04, 2019, 15:58 ET Fight Hunger with Feeding America this Holiday Season with Gifts that Give Back

'Tis the season for giving, and Feeding America® invites everyone to support their neighbors in need during this busy shopping season. This year,...


Nov 21, 2019, 12:43 ET Fight Hunger with Feeding America this Holiday Season with Gifts that Give Back

'Tis the season for giving, and Feeding America® invites everyone to support their neighbors in need during this busy shopping season. This year,...


Nov 12, 2019, 12:03 ET Statement On Feeding America's 40 Year Anniversary

It was forty years ago on November 14, 1979 that Second Harvest, a national nonprofit addressing hunger America, was established in Phoenix, Arizona. ...


Oct 29, 2019, 12:14 ET Feeding America Produce Programs Receive A $500,000 Boost From Disney

As part of its commitment to help create healthier generations, The Walt Disney Company has made a contribution in the amount of $500,000 to Feeding...


Oct 21, 2019, 14:00 ET Katie Fitzgerald Named Executive Vice President And Chief Operating Officer At Feeding America

Katie Fitzgerald has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief...


Sep 23, 2019, 08:45 ET Feeding America Releases New "I am Hunger in America" PSA

Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief and food rescue organization, today launched a Public Service Advertisement (PSA), "I...


Sep 12, 2019, 10:30 ET Celebrity Supporters Join Feeding America® To Share How And Why They Take Action To Help End Hunger In The US

Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, and its Entertainment Council members have joined together in a new video for...


Sep 04, 2019, 15:38 ET Feeding America Comments On New USDA Report Findings That Demonstrate Improvement In Food Insecure Population

A new report released today by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that 1 in 9 households (11.1%) in the United States...


Aug 26, 2019, 08:51 ET Feeding America® Asks The Public To Take Action Against Hunger

This September, the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks will mobilize across all 50 states to help bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action ...


Jul 23, 2019, 09:04 ET Feeding America® Receives $2 Million Donation From The Darden Foundation To Help End Hunger

Today, Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced a $2 million grant from The Darden Foundation to help...


Jun 25, 2019, 08:55 ET Feeding America® Member Food Banks Partner With Anthem Foundation To Launch 'Food Is Medicine' Program

Today, Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced a $1 million grant from the Anthem Foundation, the...