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Seven Organizations Unite to Pick a Fight Against Hunger

Adopted from ConAgra Foods Foundation. See the article HERE. ConAgra Foods Foundation convenes experts to launch first-of-its kind tool with goal of 500,000 service hours, promoting strategic volunteerism as a way to impact U.S. hunger OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 1, 2015 – Just in time for Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back, the ConAgra Foods…

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Partnership Opportunity Available for Food Skills Education

Duke Storen, Senior Director Partner Impact and Advocacy, Share Our Strength Families on a tight budget report that the cost of healthy groceries is their biggest barrier to making healthy meals at home. But we know that with the right skills, shopping for and preparing healthy food doesn’t have to break the bank. As part…

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Alliance to End Hunger Launches New Advocacy Playbook

The Alliance to End Hunger is releasing its Advocacy Playbook today on its website, in partnership with ConAgra Foods Foundation. This toolkit is the centerpiece of the Alliance to End Hunger’s new initiative to emphasize the role of advocacy in ending domestic hunger and provides guidance for effective activism. With associated webinars and trainings to…

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Sodexo Foundation and YSA Publish Teacher’s Guide

The Sodexo Foundation, in conjunction with Youth Service America, has published a new guide for teachers interested in educating and engaging students on anti-hunger issues advocacy. This resource is a comprehensive document focused on providing advice and strategies  for teachers to begin the process of engaging youth through the Semester of Service™  framework. The guide features helpful ways…

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Campus Kitchens Project Releases New Planning Tool

We are excited to share a great new tool just released by the Campus Kitchens Project, which is designed to help schools start their own Campus Kitchens. To go along with the release of this new resource, the Campus Kitchens Project is also hosting a grant competition. Here’s their latest update:   November has already…

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A Place at the Table: Register with the National Action Center!

Are you looking for a way for people in your community to find out about your anti-hunger organization’s volunteer and activism opportunities?  Look no further than the National Action Center for the recently released movie, “A Place at the Table” (http://www.takepart.com/table). As a way to amplify and extend the film’s impact, Participant Media (the producers…

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Good Food on a Tight Budget: It Can Be Done

  The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released a new food guide designed to help shoppers manage their grocery costs while reducing their exposure to toxic chemicals and rediscovering the savory pleasures of nutritious stews, soups and salads. Check out EWG’s blog post announcing the guide, and consult the excellent online version of the guide….

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“Hunger Hits Home” Documentary Airs on Food Network

“Hunger Hits Home,” a documentary, takes a first-hand look at the crisis of childhood hunger in America through the eyes of the parents, children, anti-hunger activists, educators and politicians on the frontlines of the battle. Produced by Food Network, the documentary premiered on their network on Saturday, April 14. This film is part of an…

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Alliance to End Hunger Prepares for 2nd Annual Hunger Free Communities Summit

Last year, the Alliance hosted the first ever Hunger Free Communities Summit, bringing together diverse individuals who shared the common goal of ending hunger in their communities. This year, they’re at it again. With less than one month to go before the 2nd Annual Hunger Free Communities Summit, the Alliance is certainly being kept busy…

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Partnership to End Childhood Hunger in Maryland Returns Hot Meals to Local Boys and Girls Club

Maryland Hunger Solutions and the Partnership to End Childhood Hunger in Maryland (the “Partnership”) experienced one particular challenge in its work to implement the Afterschool Meal Program in the eight Hunger-Free Community (HFC) counties and statewide: confusion between local health departments and potential afterschool sites concerning the documentation needed to operate the Afterschool Meal Program….

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