If you've been following Mom's Bistro for a while, you know I am extremely passionate about fighting hunger in America. I'm really excited to share with you that tonight, I will be volunteering as a Chef Instructor for a Cooking Matters for Families class over the next six weeks. There is something so rewarding about… Continue reading Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week One | Quick & Easy Turkey Tacos Recipe
September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America and promotes ways for individuals everywhere to get involved with the movement to solve… Continue reading Hunger Action Month
Last night DJ and I volunteered at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. In lieu of spending a ton of money on each other, and buying flowers that are going to die, D.J. and I decided to give our love to others, and give back for Valentines Day. Every Wednesday, from 6-8… Continue reading Sorting Potatoes!
Hey Y'all! Today's Fact: 30% of Food Bank client households have at least one working adult. I had to start today with the fact. These people are called the 'working poor'. Usually when we think of someone who is hungry, we think of the homeless, or someone who doesn't have a job - but this… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 17
Hey There! It's been a crazy weekend! But, that doesn't stop the fact that it is hunger action month, and that there is still so much more that we can do to fight hunger in America, and fighting hunger right here in North Carolina. If you've been keeping up with my daily posts, you'll remember… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 16
Hey Y'all! Yesterday was a long, long day, so I didn't get a chance to post the fact of the day! Hunger Action Month is halfway over, and there is still so much we can do to help fight hunger. I am in the process of setting up a fundraising campaign to help raise money… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 15
Hey Y'all! Did you know that 1 in 6 people in the United States are hungry? So much for being the land of plenty! Many people believe that only certain areas of America are hungry, or certain neighborhoods - but in reality, the prevalence of hunger is much different. This brings me to today's fact. Today's Fact:… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 14
Hey Y'all! So I've messed up my days a little bit this month... Oops! But, I am up to date on my facts, and all the amazing work that the Food Bank does, and the services that they provide our communities. It is day 13 of 30 Facts in 30 Days. I can't believe that… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 13