Volunteers feed community

The Mount Union Food Bank is a mission of the Mount Union Ministerium and, as such, is supported by volunteers and contributions from member churches. The food bank is also supported by the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, businesses and organizations. Kennard and Kay Coons are the food bank’s new coordinators, assuming duties following the recent…

App helps California volunteers prevent food waste

California is starting to require grocery stores and restaurants to donate unsold food, but businesses need help getting it to hungry people. Many people struggle to afford food. But every day, grocery stores and restaurants toss tons of unsold food in the trash. From there, it ends up in landfills, where it decomposes and releases…

Face of those needing food help changing

A line of men, unshaven and in rumpled overcoats, waiting for a meal from a soup kitchen is often the image many have when they think of the hungry wanting a handout. The image is of bums, unwilling to find a job or choosing drugs rather than an honest day’s work, said Leah, sitting at…

CAMPBELL’S® CHUNKY® UNVEILS ‘CHUNKY SACKS HUNGER’ PROGRAM; PLEDGES TO DONATE ONE MILLION MEALS THIS NFL SEASON

CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For 25 years, Campbell’s® Chunky® has answered the call to fight food insecurity in partnership with the NFL. To further inspire NFL fans to join the fight, Chunky announced the formation of ‘Chunky Sacks Hunger’ – a program to fight food insecurity and donate one million meals* to people in need this NFL season through a…

Helping the helpers: Soup Kitchen provides more than food

Some have had to reduce hours or services and others are using reserve funds to continue. Although these groups receive funding from Prairieland United Way, those funds are also limited and were already allocated before the budget battle began. As a way to raise awareness and support for some of these agencies, Prairieland United Way…

‘Feed My Starving Children’ charity bags up food in Cape Girarde

A “Feed My Starving Children” event at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau brought in more than 3,600 volunteers to bag up food for those in need on Sunday, Dec. 4. Tables were filled with people as they bagged pouches filled with rice, soy, vegetables and vitamins. The organization’s goal was to bag up one million bags…