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FeedingAmerica

Feeding America

Nationwide hunger-relief charity helping more than 40 million Americans yearly including 12 million children and 7 million seniors.

U.S.

Joined on 8 October, 2008

https://www.feedingamerica.org/

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Replying to @hunger: 🍽️ On MLK Day, @POTUS participated in a food packing event w/ @Philabundance, marking his commitment to making addressing hunge…

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🍽️ On MLK Day, @POTUS participated in a food packing event w/ @Philabundance, marking his commitment to making addressing hunger a top priority.

🙌 We are heartened by @POTUS' quick first steps to making that commitment a reality. Learn more:

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Replying to @hunger: 🍽️ As more people face hunger, @POTUS must act to support every. single. person. w/o enough to eat.

📣 Tell Pres. Biden: Get…

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🍽️ As more people face hunger, @POTUS must act to support every. single. person. w/o enough to eat.

📣 Tell Pres. Biden: Get started by eliminating the Public Charge rule – a harmful policy that discourages people facing hunger from accessing SNAP.

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“My mom and dad have to go without just so that us kids can have food in our stomachs. It makes me sad. Because it’s either I can eat their food or I don’t eat at all.” -Zoey, 8

Together, we can help veterans and their families. Share Zoey's story today.

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“I’ve been unemployed for about two to three weeks now. I think these [mobile food pantries] are a blessing from the Lord." -Jimmy

Read food banks response to the pandemic, by the numbers:

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Words from Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, Feeding America CEO on today's historic Inauguration:

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Congratulations @POTUS and @VP. People across the country are counting on you to address this hunger crisis.

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Quoted @CareandShareFB

“I love it! Volunteering feels so good. Everyone needs food, and COVID is hard... I just loved seeing their reactions and how happy it made them.” - Aily

Thank you, Aily, for helping us provide meals to our neighbors in need with so much kindness and positivity. 🧡

During this hard time, we can make a difference by looking out for each other. If you feel inspired by Aily, learn more about volunteering!

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Quoted @Quicktake

WATCH: Joe Biden spends #MLKDay volunteering at a food bank in Philadelphia

Thank you, @PresElectBiden for volunteering and joining @FeedingPA and @Philabundance on the front line this #MLKDayOfService. When we serve, we help ensure our neighbors can keep food on the table no matter what we face together.

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Quoted @MarthasTableorg

Honored to host Vice President-elect @KamalaHarris and Second Gentleman @DouglasEmhoff for a volunteer shift on this very special #MLKDay of Service! Thank you for giving back and supporting our food access operations.

Thank you, Vice President-elect @kamalaharris, for volunteering alongside @MarthasTableorg, and @foodbankmetrodc this #MLKDayOfService.

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(2/2) Find the food bank that serves your community to get started:

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Today we are living in a nation divided, but we must find ways to come together for both our country and our neighbors. On this #MLKdayofservice, we encourage you to contact your local food bank and ask how you can help serve families facing hunger in your community. (1/2)

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Quoted @FoodBankCENC

Food is moving through the Food Bank at record-high volumes.

With a 38% increase of need in our service area, our Operations Team is working hard to get truckload after truckload of food out to the community as quickly as possible.

#NoOneGoesHungry

Food banks distributed a record-breaking number of meals last year, but none of it would have been possible without your support. We are so thankful for everyone continuing to help in 2021 by donating, volunteering, or sharing a
story. 🧡

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Quoted @2ndharvest

91-year-old Harold began volunteering at Second Harvest in the late 70s. When we asked Harold what inspired him to give back, he said, "I have been doing this for many years. It is like breathing or eating. It's just something you do after 40 years." #GiveWhatMatters

Did you know that volunteering is linked to increased happiness and a longer life? Read more about how you can start making a difference for your neighbors:

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With the spike in COVID-19 cases this winter, every act of generosity, big or small, matters more than ever. Did you know donating money vs. food actually helps more of our neighbors? Read four reasons why:

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Did you know the the Feeding America network of food banks distributes on average over 8 million pounds of fresh produce weekly? Drive-thru food distributions like these help kids stay safe during the pandemic and healthy, and put smiles on their faces! 🍏 🍅 🍓 #goodfood4all

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"I have a little bug called lung cancer. I come to this veteran’s center for the company, and to volunteer because it gives me purpose. It’s hard to get here because I don’t feel good almost every day, but it’s worth it." -Jim

Help veterans in need:

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Quoted @CareandShareFB

Mackenzie and Tysen are kicking off the new year by volunteering at our Distribution Center! “I feel really good about helping people,” said Mackenzie. “We all deserve to live our lives with good food and experiences.”

Volunteer:

Did you know that over half of all food programs rely entirely on volunteers? If you want to help people facing hunger in your community, read how you can make a difference:

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Every dollar makes a difference! Learn more about how we're working with food banks across the country to keep meals on our neighbors' tables during the pandemic:

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"The wealth disparity that has widened in 2020 is not just about the stock market or home prices. Those hardest hit by the crisis have seen incomes fall and savings depleted even as aggregate data offers a rosier view of the economy." From @Bloomberg:

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