Showing posts with tag: Food Pantry

Video: Food Banks Need Cash, Not Canned Goods

Food drives are popular during the holiday season, but the best way to help local food banks may be providing cash. That’s because a sizable portion of donated food must be thrown out due to high salt content, expiration date, or poor nutritional value. There are exceptions. Mother Nature Network suggests that canned beans, dry […]

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5 Things You Can Do to Expand Services to the Hungry

More Americans than ever are experiencing food insecurity, meaning that on many days, they are unsure whether they will have enough to eat that day.  Clearly, getting more food into hungry mouths is an urgent priority.   But hunger is complex and multi-faceted, and there are many ways to support the hungry beyond simply donating food.

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