The Wesley House Community Center is located in the heart of Mechanicsville in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Wesley House works with community members to provide emotional, educational, and spiritual resources through its various programs. The Wesley House’s food pantry was created … Read more
Ensuring a Dignified Experience: Why and How is a handbook for staff, board, volunteers, members and clients of emergency food programs with best practices for addressing the root causes of hunger, ensuring dignified programmatic operations and personal interactions, and working … Read more
Recommendations for the Development of Dietary Health Care, Nutrition Education, and a Soup Kitchen provides recommendations and best practices for the introduction of comprehensive nutrition education and meal provision into the operations of a homelessness services agency that caters to … Read more
On March 31, 2004 The UPS Foundation and the Congressional Hunger Center hosted a National Hunger Forum at The Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C. Content area experts researched and wrote white papers for review and discussion … Read more
Advancing Equity within the Emergency Food Provider Network in Maricopa County examines barriers to accessing emergency food programs in Latino communities in Maricopa County. It contains a synthesis of community interviews, a geographic analysis of food bank and pantry locations … Read more
Eliminate Hunger: A Guide to Filling Empty Cupboards in Your Region is a resource guide for Los Angeles County food pantries highlighting food stamp application procedures, welfare office locations, pantry advocacy tips, and collaboration ideas for food pantries within each … Read more
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
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.
In Perspective: An Assessment of Milwaukee County Food Pantry Clients is a comprehensive report describing the impact of the economic downturn on the eating habits of more than 500 Milwaukee County residents and is available at www.hungertaskforce.org.