Programs & Services

Through the assistance of local and national food assistance programs, Feeding America is able to provide nutritious, fresh foods to Americans struggling with hunger; safe and nurturing places for children to have a meal; emergency assistance for disaster victims; as well as a chance at self-sufficiency for adults trying to break the cycle of poverty and hunger.

Child Hunger

Research has shown that food insecurity and hunger are serious threats to children’s health, growth and development. The nation’s economic growth depends on the well-being of our children. As such, the existence of childhood hunger in the United States threatens future American prosperity.

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Network Programs

Through the assistance of local and national food assistance programs, Feeding America is able to provide nutritious, fresh foods to Americans struggling with hunger; safe and nurturing places for children to have a meal; emergency assistance for disaster victims; as well as a chance at self-sufficiency for adults trying to break the cycle of poverty and hunger.

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Public Assistance Programs

We believe we can start by working to strengthen and expand the federal food safety net, and foster effective collaborations between the public and private sectors.

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Clients of Feeding America member food banks and their partner agencies are often unable to access or afford the variety and quantity of foods needed for a healthful diet. The Feeding America network of more than 200 member food banks has created a strong foundation geared towards getting wholesome staples to the 37 million people we serve each year.

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