What You Should Really Be Donating to the Food Bank (not Green Beans)

Is there a food drive going on near you? Every day for the last week, our kindergartener has loaded up her purple backpack with groceries for her class's food drive....more
Wow- what an informative post, very useful info. I always look for low sugar options to donate ...more

Do You Have A "Manna?"

On June 29, 2012, our area of the east coast was hit with 65-75 mile an hour winds and much damage from fallen trees.Power was out for days with half a million residents in Montgomery County, Maryland affected. We were only out three days and our freezers held so we had no loss of food and besides, we didn't leave town. But, some of our neighbors did leave, rather than live in the dark. When they returned, they complained about having to throw away food, many hundreds of dollars worth. At the time, I didn't know there was anything else to do....more
@SunbonnetSmart.com  I just wanted to come back and read all the comments again, and then send ...more

Bloggers Take Food Stamp Challenge To Raise Awareness of Grocery Costs

This week, for the fourth year in a row, bloggers around the country are taking part in the Hunger Challenge. They are eating on a food stamp budget—just $4.72 per person per day—to get a better sense of what life is like for the many people in the U.S. who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to put food on their table. ...more
Food shopping is only the tip of the iceberg. I have been at home for over ten years and my ...more

Try Eating for $4 a Day. Join The Hunger Challenge

Did you know that the average amount Californians have to spend on a day's meal with food stamps is $4? Or that 34 million people in the United States live on a food stamp budget? I didn't, until I read about the San Francisco Food Bank's Hunger Challenge. ...more

I appreciate your taking the time to share your list as well as acknowledging the need ...more