“Social Media Round-Up” is an ‘ICYMI’ compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles.

  • I Get Food Stamps, and I’m Not Ashamed – I’m Angry, VOX.COM
  • “It makes me burn when people assume I could give something up and then I wouldn’t need assistance.”

  • How to Reduce Kitchen Waste, BONAPPETIT.COM
  • Don’t toss those broccoli stalks, carrot tops, and onion skins! Rethink your kitchen scraps. #foodiefriday

  • When School’s Out for Summer, Millions of Kids Go Hungry, MONEY.CNN.COM
  • Great article about some of the innovative ways communities are getting meals to kids who need them during the summer. One of our own efforts is a collaboration with the Pediatric Advocacy Program at Stanford School of Medicine, the Ravenswood School District, San Mateo County Library System and local YMCAs. ‪#‎hungerfreesummer‬

  • Baltimore Restaurant Owner Opts Out of Restaurant Week to Feed the Homeless Instead, HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
  • So Inspiring.

  • 8 Million Baby Boomers Face Hunger in USA, Report Finds, USATODAY.COM
  • According to a new Feeding America report, at least 8 million Baby Boomers are facing hunger in the USA and may be more vulnerable to food insecurity than their older peers

  • Debunking 5 Common Myths about Food Banks, PASTEMAGAZINE.COM
  • Did you used to believe any of these myths about food banks?

  • How Much is $100 ACTUALLY Worth in Your State?, SOCIAL.REFINERY29.COM
  • County-level data would be even more revealing, right?

  • Seniors on Food Stamps May Be Able to Get Groceries Delivered, HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
  • What do you think about this idea?

  • 10 Healthy Eating Habits That Will Change Your Life, TIME.COM
  • Love these easy and practical tips

  • The Remarkably High Odds You’ll Be Poor at Some Point in Your Life, WASHINGTONPOST.COM
  • “By the time they’re 60 years old…nearly four in five people experience some kind of economic hardship: They’ve gone through a spell of unemployment, or spent time relying on a government program for the poor like food stamps, or lived at least one year in poverty or very close to it.”

  • More Children are in Poverty Today Than Before the Great Recession, PBS.ORG
  • “’It’s pretty clear from the data that the rising tide of economic recovery has not lifted all boats…We still haven’t made up ground of where we were pre-recession’ for many low-income families.”

    *** Did you miss our June Social Media Roundup? Click here to read it.