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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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