We Want To Hear From You

Have you ever needed help providing food for your family? Have you received food from a food pantry? Have you ever used food stamps? If you answered yes to any […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

In the last week, the bi-state region has experienced significant snowfall and sub-zero temperatures. Many roads were in bad shape, schools were cancelled and many businesses were forced to temporary […]

Cheap Ideas for Entertaining the Kids

Earlier this summer, I surprised my six-year-old with a cool idea I discovered on the St. Louis Area Foodbank’s Pinterest page. When he woke up on a particularly hot morning, […]

Back To School Savings

Photo courtesy of Feeding America Ah, August. That last bittersweet month of summer. As a kid, I remember feeling both a sense of excitement and dread as the summer drew […]

All We Want To Do Is Give Your Kids A Lunch

A letter from a child that receives assistance from TWIGS in Granite City, Il / Photo by Kate Hartman Every week day of summer break from school, volunteers from TWIGS […]

Summertime and the Living’s Not So Easy

A child enjoys a bowl of cereal and some fruit for breakfast / Photo courtesy of Feeding America  As a kid growing up in Boonville, Mo., summertime meant little league […]

Bikers Bring Backpacks of Love

Two area bikers show up for the Bikers for Backpacks event at the St. Louis Area Foodbank / Photo by Bethany Prange The first Bikers for Backpacks Ride for St. […]

Little Helping Hands

“Knock, knock.” Trish, the St. Louis Area Foodbank volunteer coordinator, laughed as she tapped her knuckles on the door of my office. “I have someone here who wants to make […]