Spotlight on Feeding America

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Nominee Feeding America

Next in our series of posts about new Charitocracy nominees, we have nominee Feeding America's Coronavirus Response Fund, nominated by donor zardoz. Feeding America respond to the needs of individuals struggling with food insecurity in the U.S. with a mission to end the fight against hunger. You can find their web site here.

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About nominee Feeding America

No One Can Thrive on an Empty Stomach

37 million people face hunger in the U.S. today — including more than 11 million children and nearly 5.4 million seniors. Hunger knows no boundaries — it touches every community in the U.S., including your own.

Working Together to End Hunger

The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Donors, staff, and volunteers all play an important role in our efforts to end hunger in the United States.

Food today. Food security tomorrow.

In a country that wastes billions of pounds of food each year, it's almost shocking that anyone in America goes hungry. Yet every day, there are millions of children and adults who do not get the meals they need to thrive. We work to get nourishing food – from farmers, manufacturers, and retailers – to people in need. At the same time, we also seek to help the people we serve to build a path to a brighter, food-secure future.

For more than 40 years, Feeding America has responded to the needs of individuals struggling with food insecurity in this country. In times of uncertainty, we have not wavered from our mission to end the fight against hunger.

4 billion meals, one act of kindness at a time

When you support Feeding America, you are helping our nationwide network of food banks deliver programs at the front line of hunger. Programs like school-based food pantries, emergency disaster relief, and Kids’ Cafe.

Hunger is a complex issue.

When people face hunger, they often struggle to meet other basic needs as well — such as housing, employment and healthcare. That’s why Feeding America is committed to more than providing food for people in need.

So visit the page of nominee Feeding America to vote for, like, or discuss this cause! And check out Hidden Hunger, their 3 minute film bringing to life the work they do and lives they impact:

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