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Tag Archives: Lovin’ Spoonfuls

COVID one year later

Where we’ve been, where we’re going In a time marked by social distancing, we stayed present to those communities we serve – and our ability to have done it (to do it still!) is thanks to our supporters: our donors, our partners, our advocates and our friends. We are on the road because of you. […]

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Women on food and leadership

This Women’s History Month, we caught up with just a few of the women in our Lovin’ Spoonfuls community whose leadership on food waste and hunger motivates us. Here’s what they had to say. Why do you care about neighbors facing hunger? “Access to food is a basic necessity. For someone experiencing food insecurity, being […]

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Together for community

Before the pandemic, the pantry at Selah Day Resource Center served people who are homeless. Now it’s feeding others, too: from families, to people with disabilities, to seniors – some 600-700 individuals each week. Said Pastor Ricardo Valle, “We learned that when the community and organizations get together, everything is possible.” But getting together in […]

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Closing the SNAP Gap

SNAP program an underutilized tool in the fight against hunger According to Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the nation, for every meal it provides, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as “food stamps”) provides nine. It works to offset the cost of groceries, reducing reliance on food pantries and meal […]

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In the Driver’s Seat: Mike Prince

For the past two years, being a Food Rescue Coordinator (FRC) has been an eye-opening experience. I have witnessed the many levels of organization it takes for communities to fight food insecurity. Making a connection from vendors who donate the food and the beneficiaries of the product is very rewarding. It has been moving to […]

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