Josie’s Story: Finding Treasure in a Box

Feeding Children Everywhere Fed 40, Impact

There is a lower-middle class in America that’s struggling to get by. Despite having a job, they still worry every day whether they’ll be able to put food on the table for their families. Josie is one of them. “It’s like having a dark cloud over your head, all the time,” she says. As a single mother of three who …

Happy Independence Day!

Sammy Ford FCE, Fed 40, U.S. Hunger

Today, as fireworks light up the sky, we celebrate America’s independence. With grills blazing and sparklers galore, we thank all of those who have dedicated their lives to making this country what it is today. At Feeding Children Everywhere, we understand that not everyone has the financial freedom to know when they will get their next meal. With the help …
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Sending Healthy Meals to a U.S. Army Veteran in Need

Auriel Scott Fed 40, U.S. Hunger

Donna is a U.S. Army veteran and an American hero. She is courageous and a brave woman who served her country proudly for 14 years and actively served during Desert Storm. Asking for assistance is never easy and life can sometimes throw curve balls in our plans. Donna had to go on disability after retiring from the Army. “I make …

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 …

A Powerful Story of Hope!

Dave Green Fed 40, Impact

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, Impact

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,” …

Fed 40 Delivers Hope to Single Mom Battling Cancer

Robert Andrescik Fed 40, Impact, 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 …