Dave Green with Hunger Hero Mandy Culbreath

Hunger Heroes Package 505,728 Meals on 9/11; Church Where George Washington Once Prayed Feeds New Yorkers in Need

Robert Andrescik News, U.S. Hunger

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2016 — Hoping to transform 9/11 from a day of despair into a day of love and service, more than 2,000 New Yorkers came together with U.S. Hunger and packaged 505,728 meals for families, seniors and veterans at risk of hunger. Wave after wave of enthusiastic volunteers poured into the auditorium at Basketball City, Pier 36, …
9/11 Tomorrow Together

Live Blog: 9/11 Day of Service

Alvaro Martinez News

Together with 9/11 Day of Service and U.S. Hunger, thousands of New Yorkers are coming together to assemble 500,000 healthy meals! Follow along here throughout the day to see what we have going on. Update 4:19 p.m. Our goal was 500,000 meals. The enthusiasm and the initiative to help from the participants made us not only reach our goal, but …
9/11 Tomorrow Together

New Yorkers to Assemble 500,000 Meals for Hungry Families and More on 9/11

Robert Andrescik News

NEW YORK — Americans came together in a remarkable spirit of patriotism and compassion in response to the terrorist attacks on 9/11. This Sunday, just a few miles from Ground Zero, more than 2,000 New Yorkers will unite in the same spirit — assembling 500,000 meals for families, seniors and veterans at risk of hunger. In doing so, they’ll join …
Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game

At the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game We’re All Fans of Ending Hunger

Alexis Ansley News

Our friends at Chick-Fil-A are kicking off the college football season with The University of North Carolina and the University of Georgia by hosting an exciting Hunger Project at the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta, Georgia. The Bulldogs and Tar Heels continue their long-standing rivalry on the Feeding Children Everywhere assembly lines, assembling 15,000 meals for hungry people in need. …
Dr. Cheryl Johnson

Meet Our New Hero, Dr. Cheryl Johnson — Sending 25,000 Meals for Survivors of Louisiana Flooding

Robert Andrescik News

LONGWOOD, Fla. — A beloved Central Florida educator is leading an effort to send much-needed food and supplies to survivors of the devastating floods that swept through Louisiana, the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Hurricane Sandy four years ago. Dr. Cheryl Johnson leads a program designed to prevent after school suspension at Lockhart Middle School, where …
Seniors at a Hunger Project

These Seniors Did Something Amazing Today, Assembling 10,000 Meals for People in Need

Robert Andrescik News

HERNANDO, Fla. — Today, on Florida’s west coast, tenants at Forest Ridge Senior Residences in Hernando did something remarkable. Gathering in the facility’s clubhouse, they rolled up their sleeves, donned blue and red hairnets and packed 10,000 meals for people in need of nutritious meals. Beginning at 10 a.m., as the music of Roy Orbison and The Everly Brothers filled …
Six Years of Changing Lives

57 Million Healthy Meals! Feeding Children Everywhere Is Celebrating Its Sixth Birthday in a Unique Way

Robert Andrescik News

LONGWOOD, Fla. — Feeding Children Everywhere (FCE), a Florida-based social charity that has successfully mobilized 388 thousand volunteers to package 57 million healthy meals for hungry children and families around the world, will celebrate its sixth birthday this Saturday at the organization’s headquarters in Longwood. The celebration will bring together over a hundred enthusiastic volunteers and supporters who will come …
School Bus

Back to School: Too Hungry to Think

Molly Slicker Why Hunger?

Have You Ever Been Hungry? Imagine before lunch you’re giving a presentation, in an important meeting or driving to pick your kids up from a soccer game. Then, everything seems to start late, run long, or you’re stuck in traffic. The closer you get to when your body says it’s lunchtime, the closer you get to losing your cool. You’re …

The Shocking Reality of Food Deserts in America

Dave Green Why Hunger?

Imagine for a moment living your entire life without being able to shop at a grocery store. You’re forced to go without fresh fruits or vegetables, and even have no access to the basic ingredients required for a healthy home-cooked meal. All of your meals would be resorting to fast food or processed junk food that you purchased at the …
School Kids

Childhood Hunger in America – Myth or Reality?

Dave Green Why Hunger?

The topic of fighting childhood hunger in America gets heated, controversial, and often leaves us with questions and not answers. The issue seems obvious, after all we are talking about kids who don’t have a meal through no fault of their own. However, some people have a difficult time just “throwing”resources at the problem. In their mind, SNAP benefits (food …