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 [...]