Putting a Price on Nutrition: The Viability of a Universal Menu Program for the San Antonio Food Bank analyzes the costs and benefits for a food bank for operating a community-wide menu program. It calculates the value of collaborative purchasing … Read more
Fighting Childhood Hunger in Anchorage: A Report on the Kids Cafe Program evaluated Kids Cafe as a solution to the problem of childhood hunger in Alaska’s largest city. The report included a mapping analysis, data on childhood poverty and hunger, … Read more
San Antonio Food Bank Program Guide & Child Nutrition Survey Results Report is a resource guide to the programs at the San Antonio Food Bank designed for use by its 325 member agencies.
Connecting People to Power: How to Establish a Citizen’s Advocacy Group at a Food Bank guides service providers through the process of bringing together food pantry clients to participate in sustained advocacy. The guide provides helpful examples, models, and references … Read more
In Search of a Hunger-Free Community provides insight into the needs and circumstances of clients accessing emergency food assistance within Hunger Task Force’s network of food pantries and meal sites. The report provides data related to client demographics, participation in … Read more
Hungering for Disaster Preparedness: Strategies, Resources, and Tips for Food Pantries and their Coalitions is a comprehensive guide to emergency preparedness, including a model agency emergency plan, monthly preparedness activities, and a needs assessment for use in food pantries and … Read more
Just Don’t Forget About Us: The Story of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and Their Impact on Second Harvest Food Bank chronicles the impact of the 2006 storms on the Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans and Acadiana and assesses … Read more
Food Security within Immigrant Communties in Georgia illustrates the challenges immigrants face in accessing emergency food and provides recommendations for Food Bank outreach to the growing immigrant population in Georgia
Bridging the Gap Between Capacity and Coverage: An Analysis of the Emergency Food System in Connecticut provides an up-to-date geographical overview of the Food Bank’s service area and the capacity of its 600 partner programs to serve their communities.
The Food Security for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Project provides city-level data on food insecurity among seniors and persons with disabilities living in Seattle’s subsidized housing. The report also identifies the barriers that prevent these populations from utilizing the … Read more
Let Them Eat Carrots: Expanding Produce Access in the Greater Pittsburgh Area identifies the major barriers to access among vulnerable populations in current Farm Stand Project communities, explores the trade offs among alternative program models for improving produce access, and … Read more
Promoting Client Choice: How Food Pantries Can Most Effectively Alleviate Hunger presents the benefits of increasing client choice in the pantry distribution process. The brochure outlines eight different ways food pantries increase client choice while also eliminating food waste.