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Celebrating Independence Day: How Food Banks Give Back on America’s Birthday

By Food Bank Supporter Brendon Pack Independence Day is a time for Americans to come together in the spirit of freedom, patriotism, and community.  While many mark the occasion with fireworks, barbecues and parades, food banks across the country also seize this opportunity to celebrate and give back in meaningful ways.  It’s the true spirit of celebrating our nation’s birthday [...]

By |2024-06-20T14:35:51-07:00July 2, 2024|Food shelters|

Food Bank Advocate Brendon Pack on How to Support Food Banks Beyond Giving Food

Giving back to food banks with Brendon Pack Food banks provide a lifeline in the fight against hunger in the US and across the globe. They rely heavily on donations to provide essential food items to those in need.  While donating non-perishable goods is a valuable way to support food banks, there are many other ways individuals and communities can [...]

By |2024-06-06T11:59:27-07:00June 6, 2024|Food shelters|

Brendon Pack Explains How to Volunteer at a Food Bank

A Guide to Finding Opportunities and Making a Difference Working at a Food Bank in America by Brendon Pack In the United States, millions of people face food insecurity every day. Food banks play a crucial role in addressing this issue by collecting, storing, and distributing food to those in need.  Food shelters remain a lifeline of hope in this [...]

By |2024-05-10T14:26:53-07:00May 10, 2024|Food shelters|

Food Shelters: A Lifeline in the Fight Against Hunger in the US

Brendon Pack on How Americans Can Help Fight the Ongoing Food Crisis Food insecurity is a harsh reality for millions of Americans. In 2022, an estimated 49 million Americans relied on food assistance from charities like Feeding America.  That’s roughly one in seven people in the US who rely on a food bank’s charitable programs just to feed themselves each [...]

By |2024-04-08T14:53:24-07:00April 8, 2024|Food shelters|

From Soup Kitchens to Food Banks: Brendon Pack Looks at America’s Food Shelter History

Food insecurity, though often surprising to some, has a long history in the United States.  Efforts to combat hunger have evolved over time, with food shelters taking on different forms to meet the needs of each era. Early Beginnings: The Rise of Soup Kitchens The roots of food shelters in the U.S. can be traced back to the 1870s, with [...]

By |2024-04-08T14:47:45-07:00March 27, 2024|Charity|
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