Atlanta Cares Hurricane Relief Project

Brooke Jones FCE

In response to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, Feeding Children Everywhere partnered with Chick-fil-a and Hanna Brothers to package 1,170,000 meal kits for children and families devastated by the storms. The Atlanta Cares Hurricane Relief Project came together in 48 hours and turned into the largest volunteer event in FCE history. Over fifteen thousand volunteers walked through the doors of …

Celebrate Rice this Month

Brooke Jones Breakfast Bites, FCE, Red Lentil Jambalaya

September is national rice month and Feeding Children Everywhere is ready to celebrate! It’s hard to imagine a small grain can have a whole month devoted to it, but when you look deeper you’ll see why.  Rice is one of the most important grains humans consume. People all over the world rely on rice as a staple in their diet. …

Breakfast Bites Are Climbing The Food Pyramid One Macronutrient At A Time

Danielle Lee Breakfast Bites, FCE, National Breakfast Program, Students

Cereal is the most popular breakfast option among children. It is a quick and easy way for students to get the nutrients they need to start their day. But why are children consuming the day’s necessary sugar intake before school even starts? On average, children’s cereals have 40 percent more sugars than adult cereals and twice the sugar of oatmeal. …

What Are Scottish Oats? Breakfast Bites “Hero” Has Fascinating Origin Story

Alisa Reynolds Breakfast Bites, FCE, Health

Great Scott! The hero of our new Breakfast Bites: Apple Pie Oats is a super-food with amazing health benefits — and a surprising origin story. The story of Scottish oats begins in, you guessed it … Scotland! Oatmeal has a long history in Scotland. Because of the country’s low temperature and high humidity, oats were a better-suited grain than wheat. …

A Powerful Story of Hope!

Dave Green Fed 40

Recently we received a powerful story from a Fed 40 recipient that made our whole team realize that what we are doing matters in the lives of real Americans. It’s hard being vulnerable and sharing a story like this, but Michelle wanted to let others know it is okay to reach out for help and that together we can make …

Food Pantry Recommends Fed 40: “The Program Is Really Helping”

Alisa Reynolds FCE, Fed 40

Knowing that one in seven Americans – 46 million people – rely on food pantries and meal service programs, it’s clear that food pantries are vital to our country. Among these food pantries is the Lake Area Shared Ministries Food Pantry (LASM) in Hunt County, Texas; where over 20 percent of the population, 17,610 people, are food insecure. To help …

Breakfast Bites: A Step Towards Ending The Free Breakfast Stigma For Low-Income Students

Danielle Lee Breakfast Bites, FCE, Fed 40, National Breakfast Program

Want to change a child’s future? Give them breakfast. Study after study has proven that children who eat breakfast perform better in school. Knowing this, most schools offer free breakfast for low-income students. But these breakfast programs have historically low participation rates. The reasons? “It can be embarrassing to feel singled out, and kids are especially sensitive to that pressure,” …

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Volunteers Will “Never Fully Understand” the Impact They’re Having in This Tulsa Neighborhood

Robert Andrescik Corporate Social Responsibility, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Volunteers from JPMorgan Chase & Co, in partnership with Feeding Children Everywhere (FCE), will package 15,000 meals tomorrow for residents of the Eugene Field neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma. A leader in global philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co. volunteers have packaged a staggering 6,252,756 meals with FCE for hungry children and families around the world, including 57,312 meals for the Eugene …

Fed 40 Delivers Hope to Single Mom Battling Cancer

Robert Andrescik Fed 40, Video

Christal Cruickshank never dreamed she’d be one of the 42.1 million Americans facing food insecurity. She had a home and a good job as an office manager. Then cancer struck and she had to stop working. Moreover, the relationship with her spouse had become abusive. But fleeing the relationship would mean leaving everything behind.  She wondered, “How am I going to take care of my …