19 09, 2015

Why You Should Take Our Hunger Challenge


By Emily Kraft, Nutrition Services Outreach Coordinator in Wilmington In my job, I meet, talk to, and help people every day. Seniors, parents, students, people between jobs or those trying to hold down three different jobs. I meet them because I want to help them apply to receive some extra money to buy food. The [...]

Why You Should Take Our Hunger Challenge2015-09-19T19:04:24-04:00
20 04, 2015

How Our Volunteers Feed Local Families


Last week we had the honor to celebrate our wonderful volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Without the hard work of dedicated and compassionate individuals, families, and corporate groups, we could not provide food to thousands of food insecure households in our service area. Our army of volunteers almost double our workforce, adding the equivalent of [...]

How Our Volunteers Feed Local Families2015-04-20T20:09:50-04:00
22 05, 2014

Safeguarding Seniors


This post is part of a series on Older Americans Month. We encourage you to raise awareness and join the conversation by sharing this post with your friends and family to help the more than 43,000 seniors who struggle with hunger in our region. “It’s hard to be old. It’s harder to be old and poor. [...]

Safeguarding Seniors2014-05-22T17:35:41-04:00
7 05, 2014

Behind the Scenes Look: Stamp Out Hunger


What does it take to put together the largest one-day food drive in the country? Every year on the second Saturday of May the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) collects food donations in addition to delivering mail, helping to provide food assistance to millions of Americans who struggle with hunger. For months, the NALC [...]

Behind the Scenes Look: Stamp Out Hunger2014-05-07T15:04:23-04:00