2021 has been nothing like we had hoped it would be, and yet everything we needed it to be. Continue reading “Year in Review 2021”
Author: Trish McNeal
Loudoun Hunger Relief’s 2020 Report to the Community
In case you missed it… Click here to read Loudoun Hunger Relief’s 2020 Report to the Community. It was quite a year for #neighborshelpingneighbors. THANK YOU!
Reading suggestions for Hunger Action Month (September)
We have some reading suggestions for learning more about the problem of hunger—really the problem of poverty— in America.
-Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups by Andy Fisher
-Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement by Janet Poppendeick
-Reinventing Food Banks and Pantries by Katie S Martin
-Maddi’s Fridge by Lois Brandt, Illustrated by Vin Vogel
-Lulu and the Hunger Monster by Erik Talkin, Illustrated by Sheryl Murray
Film Suggestions to Learn More About Hunger in America
This isn’t your usual movie list. These films are hard to watch, hard to take and have messages that are hard to hear. But they are windows into a world that too many of our neighbors live in every day. Continue reading “Film Suggestions to Learn More About Hunger in America”
The Complex Emergency Food System: Feeding America, Food Banks and Food Pantries
The emergency food system in the US is a complex system of food sources and distribution networks. This link is a great resource for an overall explanation of how the Feeding America food bank network functions across the country.
This post is a necessarily simplified version that explains specifically how food comes to Loudoun Hunger Relief. Continue reading “The Complex Emergency Food System: Feeding America, Food Banks and Food Pantries”
Healthy Food Your Kids Will Eat
With the start of a new school year, we all want to save time and money preparing well balanced and healthy meals for our kids–meals they will actually eat! Continue reading “Healthy Food Your Kids Will Eat”
30 for 30 September Challenge!
It’s Hunger Action Month, and Loudoun Hunger Relief has an action challenge to meet! Your donations can be matched dollar for dollar for the first year of your monthly gifts!
We’re recruiting 30 new monthly donors at $30 or more per month in honor of the 30 days in Hunger Action Month, and in honor of Loudoun Hunger’s upcoming 30th Anniversary of service to the Loudoun community.
The first 30 new monthly donors to sign up in September 2021 will have their donations matched for 12 months by one of our current generous donors!
It’s the perfect time to support those in need of food in our community, and have your dollars go twice as far.
Just go to loudounhunger.org/donate-now, choose your $30 or higher monthly donation, and choose the monthly option.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ACTION!
September is Hunger Action Month. There are many ways to support those in need of food in our community all year long, but in September, we ask your help in special ways. Continue reading “September”
It’s Almost Thanksgiving!!!!
This is one of those “it’s practically 2022” posts.
Fall is almost here.
It’s time to make the Thanksgiving Dinner Bags. Continue reading “It’s Almost Thanksgiving!!!!”