Transportation Issues Can Lead to Hunger Issues

Brooke Jones FCE, Fed 40

We all know children and families around the globe are struggling with hunger. But did you know transportation issues are contributing to food insecurity? The Problems: Urban places in the United States are becoming food deserts. These areas don’t have fresh, whole foods because there’s a lack of grocery stores, farmers’ markets and other healthy food providers. This means people …

Happy Thanksgiving, Hunger Heroes

Brooke Jones FCE, Fed 40, Hunger Heroes

With full schedules and hectic lives, it’s easy to get caught up in mundane, everyday tasks. Thanksgiving is a time to join with loved ones and reflect on the things we’re grateful for. A typical Thanksgiving tradition is to go around the table sharing what you’re thankful for. At Feeding Children Everywhere, we have so much to be thankful for …

The Future of Food Assistance

Brooke Jones FCE, Fed 40

The current model for food banks is inefficient. Before food banks can help children and families in need, the food itself must take a long journey. Food travels from farms, to factories, to stores, to homes, to school or church food drives before it even makes it to the food bank. But What if There Was a Better Way? What …

Cigna, Leading the Charge in Corporate Social Responsibility

Dave Green CSR, FCE

How will I feed my children tomorrow? Where can I find healthy food for my kids at a price I can afford? Why isn’t there a grocery store in my community? These are just a few of the questions that low-income families wrestle with on a daily basis. The challenges for low-income families are complex. Trying to keep up with …

The Times are Changing

Brooke Jones FCE

Right now is a time of change. The air is growing colder as the autumn season turns to winter. Leaves are changing colors before they fall, leaving their trees bare. Even our clocks are changing with the end of daylight savings time. During this season, we can reflect on the changes around us and the ones that have happened to …

CARE for AIDS is Celebrating its 10th Anniversary

Brooke Jones CARE for AIDS, FCE

CARE for AIDS, a partner of Feeding Children Everywhere, just celebrated its 10th anniversary! Our partnership has provided thousands of Kenyans with healthy and nutritious meals. In its 10 years of service, CARE for AIDS has opened 48 centers, had 9,673 people graduate its program, and prevented 32,230 orphans. We’re grateful to have provided over 1.5 million meals through our …

How ‘Bout Them Apples? Breakfast Bites: Apple Pie Oats

Brooke Jones Breakfast Bites, National Breakfast Program

“As American as apple pie” What’s the most important meal of the day? Everyone knows the answer to this question is breakfast. But did you know many Americans don’t have access to breakfast? In America, 42 million people struggle with hunger in their household, including 13 million children. At Feeding Children Everywhere, we believe everyone should be able to start …

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. …