Text To Find Free Summer Meal Sites

Last summer, 4.3 million meals were served in states and cities where the No Kid Hungry campaign is working on the ground. According to the Food Research and Action Council, participation in the summer meals program grew significantly for the first time in a decade. That work was accomplished by applying innovative solutions to summer hunger, like mobile meal programs and community outreach. Join me to change the story of summer for kids in … [Read more...]

Share What Your Thankful for & Donate 5 Meals to Feeding America

Schwan’s an online grocery who offer over 350 products delivered straight to your home. From ice cream to seafood, Schwan's has it. Well this wonderful company is making a 250,000 meal donation, and each “thankful” that is shared will trigger a five-meal donation to Feeding America! They are also doing “Thankful Thursdays,” where meal donations to FA are doubled each Thursday for the length of program. This is a great way to help fight against … [Read more...]

The Backpack Program

The Backpack Program is filling the gap so children won't go hungry over the weekends.  They believe no child should go hungry.  Many children receive free and reduced school meals, but are still left hungry on weekends and holiday breaks when they are not in school. Each Friday they will provide the children who are at risk of hunger with a bag of nutritious food during the school year. The Southern Tier's BackPack Program has expanded into … [Read more...]

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