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"I tried to draw a person or a castle or something," said Nied.Other times, her work veered into the abstract and modern, demonstrating the breadth of her artistic eye."I made like lines everywhere...
Mary Pavlicek is our October Volunteer of the Month.Mary has been a volunteer since 2017. We have seen her grow from a middle school student to graduating High School this coming year. Over her time...
What is the Nutrition Facts Label?Every packaged or processed food should have a label; this white box can be found on the back or side of food packages. You will see the title, "Nutrition Facts"...
Beyond Hunger is one of 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant program.We need you to rally to end hunger, cast your vote OFTEN and help us win a $25k grant! VOTE HERE to support...
Oak Park Library has put together a great list of kids' books highlighting hunger in America. Read together with your children to learn more and take action. NonfictionPoverty and Hunger by Louise...
Beyond Hunger’s success is largely attributed to our committed and enthusiastic team of volunteers. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and for the 40 years before it, our ability to end hunger is...
SNAP, the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, has been a lifeline for millions during the pandemic. Designed as a universal safety net, the program expands during times of great need...
SEPTEMBER 9TH IS NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST HUNGERUSDA will release its annual Household Food Security in the United States report on September 9th, showing the picture of food security in 2019...
As Published in Wednesday Journal 9.2.2020When Beyond Hunger transitioned weekly food distribution outside to help minimize risks associated with COVID-19, we started pre-packing boxes of groceries...
Katie Kearns is our September Volunteer of the Month!Katie always comes in to the pantry with a cheery smile and an exuberant “hi, how ya’ doing?” She started as a volunteer in July of 2019. Over time...
THANK YOUToday, after our call to action, the USDA announced the extension of SFSP/SSO operations through December 31, 2020. These waivers help hungry children in the US maintain access to healthy...
One early pandemic image is seared into our nation's consciousness: miles of cars lined up at food pantries. Parents newly unemployed and kids suddenly without school meals instantly understood what...