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1 08, 2016

July Social Media Roundup

August 1st, 2016|

“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. 4 Fixes for the Astonishing Lack of Vegetables in the American Diet, VOX.COM Some really good ideas to get folks to eat more veggies. Have you heard about the Food Pharmacy that we started in partnership with Samaritan House where low-income patients with diabetes can “fill” prescriptions for free nutritious food? U.S. Lawmakers Attempt to Tackle Food Waste, EATER.COM 40% of food produced in the U.S. gets wasted every year – we must do more to change this! […]

9 05, 2016

SNAP Challenge: A Challenge Taker’s Reflections

May 9th, 2016|

Special Blog Post By: Gabe Hakim, Stanford Graduate School of Business Class of 2016 We learned that fifteen students from Stanford Graduate School of Business took on the SNAP Challenge in April – they wanted to experience what it’s like eating on the equivalent of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (i.e., food stamps). Encouraging others [...]

1 05, 2016

SNAP Challenge: One Week. $4.50 Per Day. And You.

May 1st, 2016|

Special Blog Post By: Lisa Mazzocco, Stanford Graduate School of Business Class of 2016 We learned that fifteen students from Stanford Graduate School of Business took on the SNAP Challenge in April – they wanted to experience what it’s like eating on the equivalent of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (i.e., food stamps). Encouraging others [...]

2 04, 2016

March Social Media Roundup

April 2nd, 2016|

"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. Nearly 1 in 4 Cal State Students Go Hungry, New Report Says, SCPR.ORG "[Researchers] believe the problem has become serious over the years because of rising university tuition and cost of living, [...]

4 03, 2016

Feeding America 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame

March 4th, 2016|

We’re excited to tell you that we’re one of nearly 40 food banks and state associations in the Feeding America Network that made it into its 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame! To get this designation, we needed to meet 5 challenges and show how our advocacy efforts make an impact locally, at the state level, [...]

3 03, 2016

February Social Media Roundup

March 3rd, 2016|

"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. Food Stamps Still Feed More than 45 Million Americans, Despite Economic Recovery, MSN.COM "'I’ve lost my savings. All the things you count on for your future, they’re gone. But I’m grateful to [...]

3 02, 2016

January Social Media Roundup

February 3rd, 2016|

"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. In Defense of Food Stamps: Why The White House Sings SNAP’s Praises, NPR.ORG "The CEA report finds SNAP is best at doing what it's intended to do: keep people from going hungry. [...]

5 01, 2016

December Social Media Roundup

January 5th, 2016|

"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. New Census Data: Bay Area Grappling with Poverty, Housing Costs, MERCURYNEWS.COM "...for many residents in the heart of Silicon Valley, the good times didn't exactly roll. The poverty rate in Santa Clara [...]

1 12, 2015

November Social Media Roundup

December 1st, 2015|

"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. Study: Food Stamps Do Much More to Fight Poverty Than We Thought, VOX.COM "A new study suggests that programs like food stamps and housing vouchers cut poverty by almost twice as much [...]

3 10, 2015

September Social Media Roundup

October 3rd, 2015|

"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. East Palo Alto: Life on the Other Side of Silicon Valley’s Tracks, CNET.COM "Eighteen percent of East Palo Alto residents live below the poverty line and the average yearly income per person [...]