Tag: Childhood Hunger

Food Stamp Challenge – Day Three

Hey Y’all! I did it, y’all!  I added BACON to my FNS budget, and still have money left over.  My budget has changed a little bit – I took things out of my pantry, and added things that I purchased from the grocery store. My budget called for $83.00 for […]

30 Facts in 30 Days

Hey Y’all! Well, Hunger Action Month is over, and that means so is learning a new fact about hunger in our community and the Food Bank every day.  Although it’s no longer Hunger Action Month, there is still so much we can do!  For example, for the first two weeks […]

Food Stamp (FNS) Challenge

Hey Y’all! ; I will be participating with my family in the Food Bank’s FNS Challenge (FNS is the name for the food stamp program in NC). This challenge consists of living off of a budget of $4.15/person/day, and will last 5 days. I am extremely excited for the challenge, […]

30 Facts in 30 Days – Days 18-23

Hey Y’all! So there was a glitch on the Food Banks website, and they didn’t get a fact posted every day last week, and then I was in Florida for the weekend, so I didn’t get a chance to post anything.  I apologize.  So, I am just going to dive […]

30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 16

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 […]

30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 14

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 […]

Feed The Need – April 2012

Hey Y’all! So yesterday was Feed The Need here in Raleigh.  At our site alone, we collected four big ol boxes full of food for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. The folks that came out to support the food bank were so generous, and even took […]