Every year since 1963, May has been designated by the National Council of Senior Citizens as the month for the United States to appreciate and celebrate older adults and their […]

National Nutrition Month

In honor of National Nutrition Month, it is important to take a look at the efforts being made to provide healthy food options to the millions of people in need […]

Orange is the New Black

Hunger Action Month kicked off Sunday and hopefully you’ve had a chance to download our “30 Ways in 30 Days” calendar (if not, you can do that here – link […]


How much do you know about S.N.A.P? In July, the House of Representatives passed a Farm Bill that removed all funding for S.N.A.P. benefits (formerly known as food stamps). It […]

Volunteering Your Voice to Fight Hunger

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt examines the contents of a box of food packaged at the St. Louis Area Foodbank for low-income senior citizens / Photo by Ryan Farmer  As the […]

Small Town Families Face Big Challenges

Volunteers load a vehicle with groceries at a recent Food Fair in Louisiana, Mo. / Photo by Bethany Prange  When you think of small towns, it’s easy to picture the […]

Feed the Hungry and Provide HOPE!

              Volunteers help bag food at a recent mobile distribution in Warren County / Photo by Bethany Prange As we celebrate another holiday season, […]

Every Child Deserves a Holiday Meal

On Thanksgiving and Christmas, my parents always took my brother and me to my grandparents’ house for a big family meal with my aunts and cousins. Looking back, I suppose […]

SNAP: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Imagine you’ve worked a long day at the office, dealing with all the deadlines and responsibilities that come with a full-time job.  And now, on top of your normal worries […]