Is it better to donate food to a holiday food drive, or to give money to a local non profit providing food assistance? The answer: it depends.
A USDA survey shows that the number of Americans suffering from hunger remains well above pre-recession levels nearly a decade ago.
Normally food banks distribute donated food to the hungry. But Rochester, NY food bank Foodlink is going beyond that to provide jobs to boost the local economy.
We asked our readers what they wanted to know about world hunger? So many thoughtful questions came in that we did a roundup of queries about hunger and famine.
Pantries in southwest Virginia will take whatever they can get to stock bare shelves. Some also offer help with health care and job training.
When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows.
As a young man, Douglass escaped slavery and became a heroic abolitionist who revealed how food was a key tool in the immoral mechanics of slavery.
Venture into black markets and you'll find food unavailable in cheaper state-run groceries. The military isn't just running markets. It's getting rich off them.
The UN says Hurricane Matthew’s toll on food stores in Haiti has left 800,000 people hungry one month after the storm struck.
Once kids enrolled in WIC turn five, they are no longer eligible for the extra food. According to new research, that puts entire families at risk for hunger.
Many kids rely on school for food their families can't afford. Two reports suggest one group is falling through the cracks: teens.
The government says the number of hungry U.S. kids has dropped to the lowest level since before the Great Recession.
As the Community Kitchen of Monroe County prepares for the 10th annual Chef's Challenge, Executive Director Pierce reflects on how her organization has evolved.
The US House passed a 5-year food security bill aimed at fighting hunger and malnutrition in developing countries.
A new food pantry database is connecting about two thousand food banks and partner agencies to ensure food donations end up getting used.
Hunger in the U.S. is at a 7-year low, but food banks are seeing greater demand during the holiday season this year.
The number of food banks serving students on college campuses has climbed in recent years as more students seek a road out of poverty.
Grow Well Missouri passes out seeds and starter plants at area food pantries so locals can grow their own food.
Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.
How food insecurity and obesity are tied to the massive amounts of food Americans waste, in our conversation with Jonathan Bloom. Lessons in compost and stock.