/Tag:Food Stamps
2 05, 2018

SNAP and Children’s Health

May 2nd, 2018|

Special Blog Post By Dr. Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford Deborah Frank, M.D., Boston Medical Center, and Lisa Chamberlain, M.D. As a pediatrician, I know first-hand the importance of good nutrition for my patients and their families. Access to healthy food and an adequate diet supports proper growth [...]

2 04, 2018

A Visit to the Capitol: 2018 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

April 2nd, 2018|

Special Blog Post By: Zia MacWilliams, Manager of Federal Children’s Nutrition Programs In February, Second Harvest Food Bank supported my Community Engagement and Policy (CEP) team's attendance at the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, co-sponsored by Feeding America and the Food Research and Action Center, in Washington, D.C. I felt lucky to attend the three-day conference with [...]

5 03, 2018

February Social Media Roundup

March 5th, 2018|

"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. America’s Priciest Housing Market Shows No Signs of Cooling, SFGATE.COM "The San Jose region -- which includes Silicon Valley towns such as Palo Alto and Cupertino -- saw the median home value [...]

8 02, 2018

Feeding America 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame

February 8th, 2018|

We’re happy to share that we’ve been honored as a member of Feeding America’s 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame! Forty two food banks across the country met the criteria which included completing activities in five different challenge areas that show our efforts at federal, state and local levels to inform and communicate with our elected [...]

8 02, 2018

January Social Media Roundup

February 8th, 2018|

"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. Top Ten Homelessness Trends and Issues in 2017, HUFFINGTONPOST.COM "The stereotypical image of a person who is homeless is that inebriated-looking man standing on a gritty urban city street. But wealthy suburban [...]

6 02, 2018

This Is Hunger: Together We Can Transform How It Is Into How It Should Be

February 6th, 2018|

Recently, many of our staff attended the This is Hunger traveling exhibit organized by Mazon, a nonprofit whose goal is to end hunger among all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel. All of our staff reported that the exhibit was memorable, meaningful and one-of-a-kind! Here's why... The faces of hunger in America are both [...]

3 01, 2018

December Social Media Roundup

January 3rd, 2018|

"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. U.S. Sees Reading Scores Drop, Is Bypassed by 3 Nations, MERCURYNEWS.COM "One-quarter of students arrived at school hungry every day, and scored on average 32 points lower than those who are well [...]

4 12, 2017

November Social Media Roundup

December 4th, 2017|

"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. Little Girl Saves Up to Buy Her Classmates Milk, NOWTHIS 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 [...]

3 08, 2017

July Social Media Roundup

August 3rd, 2017|

“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. […]

3 07, 2017

June Social Media Roundup

July 3rd, 2017|

“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. […]