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‘Map the Meal Gap’ results Just released

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 22 - 2014 Comments Off
‘Map the Meal Gap’ results Just released

Feeding America first published the Map the Meal Gap project in early 2011, with the generous support of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and Nielsen, to learn more about the face of hunger at the local level. In August, 2011, with the support of the ConAgra Foods Foundation, child food insecurity data was added to the project. The maps below reflect 2009 – 2012 data, and will be updated every  [ Read More ]

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Community Produce Program: Realities from the Frontlines

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 21 - 2014 Comments Off
Community Produce Program: Realities from the Frontlines

According to a recent article courtesy of Hungernet.org,  hunger among our nation’s elderly is on the rise. Please take a few moments to read about one man’s struggle with hunger. William asked if he could have extra produce because “I don’t have enough food.”  A senior citizen said, “You don’t know how much this means to me.  It really helps me stretch my social security.”  A family of four with  [ Read More ]

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Focused on Food By Hope Pascoe

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 17 - 2014 Comments Off
Focused on Food By Hope Pascoe

Learn how food bank Backpack Programs across the country help food insecure children become better students by reading the latest blog by Hope Pascoe with  The Child Hunger Corps. One of the most unproductive times in my day is 11:30am. Without fail I will spend the next 30 minutes of my life glancing at the clock every three minutes and finding my mind wander from peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to goldfish crackers  [ Read More ]

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Downtown Rotary Club and Moody NJROTC Give Back!

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 16 - 2014 Comments Off
Downtown Rotary Club and Moody NJROTC Give Back!

Members of the Downtown Rotary Club and students from Moody High School’s NJROTC program recently donated their time on a Saturday to lend a hand to the Food Bank of Corpus Christi. Both groups inspected, sorted, and packaged food which will be distributed to food pantries in an 11 county area. If you would like to find out how your group can volunteer at the food bank please contact Julie  [ Read More ]

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The Food Bank of Corpus Christi Hosts Annual Conference

Posted by Amy Gazin April - 15 - 2014 Comments Off
The Food Bank of Corpus Christi Hosts Annual Conference

The Food Bank of Corpus Christi (FBCC) recently hosted its annual Agency Partner Conference at St. John’s United Methodist Church on April 11, 2014. The annual conference is an opportunity for the FBCC to update its agency partners on a variety of topics including: protocols for agency partner food orders, the FBCC Diabetes Outreach Program and the Texas Food Bank Network. Special guest speakers included Ruby Payne, CEO of ‘Aha!,  [ Read More ]

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