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6 01, 2020

Strengthening Family Bonds and Building Community through Volunteering

2020-01-06T10:31:18-08:00

January 6, 2020 - As one of four children raised by a single mother, Daniel is familiar with the struggles of single parenthood. “If it wasn’t for having food stamps, we would not have been able to be fed,” he explains. These formative experiences shaped Daniel’s outlook on his own resilience and the power of [...]

Strengthening Family Bonds and Building Community through Volunteering2020-01-06T10:31:18-08:00
20 12, 2019

2019 ‘Hunger Hero’ Sees Healthy Food as Key to Community Power

2019-12-20T08:16:57-08:00

December 20, 2019 - Angelica Cortes strongly believes in the connection between community power and access to nutritious foods. “Access to healthy food is very important,” said Angelica during a recent speech. “Without it, a person cannot actively participate in their child’s school community. There is little time or energy to play with one’s [...]

2019 ‘Hunger Hero’ Sees Healthy Food as Key to Community Power2019-12-20T08:16:57-08:00
20 12, 2019

Cindy’s Story

2019-12-20T15:03:27-08:00

Cindy’s life was turned upside down by an unexpected and rare medical event. Her story reminds us that anyone can experience life-altering hardship, what a difficult experience that can be, and why systemic change is such an important part of the fight to end hunger. “There’s a shame that comes with me admitting that [...]

Cindy’s Story2019-12-20T15:03:27-08:00
14 12, 2018

Congress passes farm bill which protects people experiencing hunger

2018-12-14T13:59:22-08:00

December 14, 2018 – This week, Congress passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (the farm bill), the federal legislation that renews and updates agriculture policy and important nutrition programs—including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps). The president is expected to sign the bill next week. “We are incredibly pleased that Congress [...]

Congress passes farm bill which protects people experiencing hunger2018-12-14T13:59:22-08:00