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6 Easy Ways to Make an Impact During Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, a time when organizations and food banks around the country call upon families and communities to join the fight against hunger in America. In 2017 alone, there were 40,044,000 food insecure people in the United States. That means over 40 million people who, at some point during the year, weren’t…

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Don’t Donate Another Can Until You Read This

Food drives are a popular way to give back to the community and teach children the value of sharing what we have with those less fortunate. Particularly around the holiday season, supermarkets, schools, police departments, and offices around the country set up food drive boxes, encouraging customers, peers, and colleagues to donate canned food items…

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Little Known Ways Volunteers Can Help Local Food Banks

With so many problems in the world, there are more ways than ever for volunteers to make a difference in their communities. While the choice of volunteer opportunities is vast, most base their decision on causes or issues they are passionate about. At Blessings of Hope, we’re passionate about feeding our community. We know that…

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4 Facts You Need to Know About Donating to Food Banks

First, let’s get one thing straight—any donation is a good donation. There are too many people in the United States that go hungry every day for anyone to turn down food donations. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), approximately 40 million people lived in food-insecure households in 2017, which is 40 million…

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