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34,500 Fresh Eggs – An Eggceptional Donation

When I was a kid, I spent half of my time on a family farm. Nearly every morning, I would walk out to the chicken coop with my bucket in tow.  I’d carefully reach into the straw and pull out the brown eggs the hens laid the day before. On a farm with chickens, fresh eggs are abundant. At Easter,

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Hunger Study Volunteers Needed – Get Involved!

Most of us are looking for at least two things in a volunteer experience. The ability to make a positive, tangible impact on our community The chance to do something personally inspiring, yet relevant to a good cause This spring, the St. Louis Area Foodbank has a volunteer opportunity that meets both of those criteria. By joining the volunteer crew

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Eating on a Budget: Make Your Body & Wallet Happy

As we celebrate National Nutrition Month, we all hope to find ways to eat healthier. However, it is a common misconception that eating healthy is hard to do when you’re on a budget. In reality, with a little preparation and a few shopping tips, you can eat well without breaking the bank. Seasons of Savings The easiest way to save

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Country Music, General Mills & Feeding America Join Forces to Outnumber Hunger

Are products like Cheerios, Pillsbury biscuits or Yoplait yogurt on your grocery list? If so, you have the opportunity to help feed families in need for free! Yep, for FREE! Buy Product + Enter Code = 5 Meals Now, when you buy a specially-marked General Mills product, you’ll see an Outnumber Hunger code on the packaging. Simply go to https://www.outnumberhunger.com and enter

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Volunteer Stories: Ron Banister

  St. Louis Foodbank presents Volunteer Stories. My name is Ron Banister. I actually grew up in Eastern Kansas but I have been in St. Louis since 1984. When did you first start volunteering at the Foodbank? Oh, about two years ago, our church, Ascension Church comes once a month. Now they’re starting to come twice a month. I would

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Schnucks Escrip Card

  Last March, I challenged our blog readers to help support the St. Louis Area Foodbank by getting involved in the Schnucks eScrip program. Since that time, we have seen eScrip donations nearly double! To the folks already using their eScrip cards – a big thank you! During 2012, your eScrip donations provided over 3,000 meals for your neighbors in

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MFH Awards the St. Louis Area Foodbank with a $1 Million Grant…

Today, the Missouri Foundation for Health announced a $1 million grant to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. The grant, which is part of the Foundation’s $4 million Emergency Food Access Project, will be awarded over the next two years. These funds will allow the Foodbank to transport more donated nutritious food, which is needed to offset decreases in federal commodities

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Feeling the Pain at the Pump – Gas Prices Hit Low-Income Families

Unless you bike to work or live in a metropolis with abundant public transportation, you are probably already feeling the pain at the pump. High gas prices quickly take a toll on most Americans, from the fully employed who have to pay more for the daily commute, to the college students who have to forgo visits home. The Automobile Association

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RFT Iron Fork 2013

Maybe it’s because Midwesterners are notoriously hearty eaters. Or maybe it’s because our community has such as bevy of talented chefs. Either way, St. Louis is a foodie town. No wonder the Riverfront Times Iron Fork is such a hit. After all, it’s not every night when one can sample food from 45 different restaurants, all in one spot. The Iron Fork

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A Grateful Survivor – Giving Back for His Blessings

Daisy and Duke, two white Bichons, scurry around the apartment, jumping on chairs and chasing toys. Their owner, Charles “Charlie” Pringle, warns them to settle down, but even his sternest voice doesn’t seem to calm the pups – an excitable brother and sister he adopted from a shelter. Charlie, 60, can’t help but smile. The trio lives in a handsome

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