“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.
Annual M-A Canned Food Drive Kicks Off November 1, INMENLO.COM
‘We Still Need to Eat’: Tech Boom Creates Working Homeless, USNEWS.COM
“The booming economy, fueled by the tech sector, and decades of under-building have led to an historic shortage of affordable housing. It has upended the stereotypical view of people out on the streets as unemployed: They are retail clerks, plumbers, janitors – even teachers – who go to work, sleep where they can and buy gym memberships for a place to shower.”
How SF Chefs Are Cooking Thousands of Meals for Wine Country Fire Victims, SF.EATER.COM
So great to see the many ways businesses big and small can take action and provide help in our communities.
‘Food For Fines’ Lets You Get San Mateo Library Fines Waived, PATCH.COM
Thank you, San Mateo County Libraries!
Bay Area Rents Still a Struggle for Residents, MERCURYNEWS.COM
“Lower income renters have been forced to leave the region for cheaper cities and states… Others are leaving apartments to return to family homes.”
Kids Make Heartbreaking Requests to Holiday Gift Donation Program, SCARYMOMMY.COM
Now is the time to give.
I Pause For Gratitude, JEENACHO.COM
“It’s unfortunate that while some of us dine like kings and queens, others go hungry at Thanksgiving. So I donated money to our local food bank.” Thank you, Jeena Cho, for sharing your story and supporting our work.
Holiday Giving 2017: How You Can Help Children, Needy Families, MERCURYNEWS.COM
We’re thankful to be on this list! How will you be helping others this holiday season?
Many College Students Going Hungry, Need Donated Food Groceries and Food Stamps, SFCHRONICLE.COM
“Aware that some low-income students are stuck on campus during school vacations, Stanford University will keep a dining hall open during spring break for the first time next semester. California State University is working to get each of its 23 campuses equipped with the technology to accept food stamps, which have been provided electronically using debit cards since 2004.”
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