Fighting Food Insecurity

communications intern FCE, Full Cart, Why Hunger?

Although there are claims that COVID-19 may trigger a “looming food crisis”, organizations like FCE are creating innovative solutions to these issues through America’s Virtual Food Bank, Full Cart.

Affordable Fresh Produce For All

Rachel Douglass Full Cart, Why Hunger?

It’s no surprise that the rising cost of food in the United States is making it increasingly difficult for families to have access to healthy and fresh options. We know that fresh produce and nutrient-rich food is very important to maintain a healthy diet. Yet, millions of Americans are living in food deserts or facing a sudden job loss or …

Full Cart is Now Serving Fresh Produce!

Feeding Children Everywhere Full Cart

This week, we added two of America’s favorite vegetables into Full Cart’s Family Box, fresh Broccoli and Caprice String Beans! This fresh produce, along with an assortment of popular meals and grocery items, will be shipped to hard-working families across all over the United States. Full Cart has been a great success and we couldn’t have done it without your …

Peggy’s Story: From Hungry to Hunger Hero

Ericka Riker Full Cart, Impact

Back in 2016, Peggy, a wife and mother of two, decided she wanted to donate to teenagers during the holiday season. Much to her dismay, after weeks of looking, she saw that there was no program that specifically helped teens in need. Peggy, far from discouraged, took it upon herself to make such a group. “If it doesn’t exist, I’m …

Coming Full Circle With Full Cart: April’s Story

Kirsten Krieger Full Cart, Impact

April is a married 44-year-old stay at home mom with six children of her own. Although four of her children are adults, she still cares for two of the youngest. Originally she and her husband both had jobs outside of their home. Her son started to struggle in school and was diagnosed with autism. From that moment on, she decided …

From Full Cart to Full Heart: What Full Cart Looks Like

Ericka Riker Full Cart, Impact

Annie balanced being a successful businesswoman with her home life and had a loving family. However, behind closed doors, she was struggling to keep it all together. She had been diagnosed with multiple serious health conditions, but she felt as though she couldn’t afford to slow down her career to focus on her health. She was the main provider for …