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Durango Herald

Mary Shinn

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7 August 2019

Colorado, United States

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Thanks to a two-year grant from Colorado’s Health Foundation, several food-centered nonprofit organizations are working to help residents of southwestern Colorado replace high-calorie, low nutrition food with seasonal...

NBC News

Erik Ortiz

10 July 2019

East Orange, New Jersey, United States

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Mobile delivery increases the accessibility of summer meal programs for children who rely on food assistance during the school year. Across the country, multiple initiatives by local governments, schools, nonprofits, ...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jason Wilson

1 July 2019

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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In the United States, millions of people lack reliable access to food while hundreds of thousands of pounds of leftover food is thrown away. Fooding Forward is one of several non-profits in Philadelphia working direct...

Religion News Service

Aysha Khan

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25 April 2019

Washington, D.C., United States

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Being inclusive involves demonstrating consideration and making space for the traditions and customs of others. To encourage these practices among businesses and restaurants in the Washington D.C. area with regard to ...

Green Philly

Siani Colon

8 April 2019

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Students at Temple University are using their unused meal "swipes"--or prepaid dining hall entries--to help buy food for those in need in Philadelphia. The organization Swipes for Philadelphia now has expanded their i...

Route Fifty

Kate Elizabeth Queram

28 March 2019

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Pittsburgh-based nonprofit 412 Food Rescue is saving food from landfills and feeding those in need by getting produce, with minor bruises or almost past sell-by dates, into the hands of food insecure people. The organ...

FastCompany

Ben Paynter

22 February 2019

New York, New York, United States

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In response to the government shutdown in December 2018, the Robin Hood Foundation pieced together a food-aid puzzle to provide food for low-income families that weren't receiving their monthly SNAP benefits. By re-st...

KCET

Juan Devis

7 January 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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The history of Los Angeles, a farm town-turned metropolis, leads to the present-day food situation, in which the quantity of food produced is insufficient to feed everyone - yet food insecurity persists. Food Forward ...

Politico Magazine

Rebecca Beitsch

20 December 2018

New York City, New York, United States

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A small nonprofit in New York City called Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) is tackling the staggering 40% of food that is wasted in the United States by collecting and redistributing excess food from restaurants to she...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jen Zettel

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20 November 2018

Seymour, Wisconsin, United States

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Organizations across Wisconsin work in tandem to combat widespread hunger using a combination of fundraising, nonprofit supply, and low cost food delivery services. While organizations use different methods to accompl...

Model D

Brian Allnutt

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6 November 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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A hydroponic farm called Planted on Detroit's East Side brings a comprehensive approach to the urban farm-to-table movement, combining sustainable growth practices with a non-profit distribution program. Planted also ...

Grady Newsource

Alexandra Travis

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18 October 2018

Athens, Georgia, United States

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To connect vulnerable populations with food "waste" from restaurants and supermarkets, the Full Plates program is delivering foods right to non-profits and service providers, simplifying the donation process and savin...

Capital & Main

Larry Buhl

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25 September 2018

California, United States

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California's Medically Tailored Meals pilot program may convince insurers to include nutrition as part of overall health care. The program delivers tailored meals to congestive heart failure patients who have among th...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jill Harkins

11 September 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Haile Johnston and Tatiana Garcia Granados both grew up in homes where gardening, farming, and access to fresh produce were important. When they found out how much middlemen distributors in America profit from selling...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

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11 June 2018

Paris, France

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Paris has become a leader in reducing food waste by passing legislation that requires large grocery stores to donate leftover food or compost it. Since 2016, this measure has saved over 10 million meals a year. In Phi...

The New York Times

Patricia Leigh Brown

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11 May 2018

Sebastopol, California, United States

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A trial in several California cities is testing the idea that providing nutritionally tailored meals to chronically ill, low-income patients will have an impact on their health. Similar projects have shown participant...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

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13 November 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Food insecurity across the heartland can be improved through the many solutions and advice provided in this article. Community gardens, cooking demonstrations, food pantries and food delivery are just a few examples.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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2 May 2017

New York, New York, United States

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Forty-percent of America's food is wasted, but more than 10% of American households don't have enough to eat. New algorithms, apps, and partnerships are working to bridge this gap and eliminate food waste.

Yes! Magazine

Daphne Miller

27 March 2017

Pensacola, Florida, United States

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In addition to providing tradition primary care service, clinics in Pensacola and New Orleans are working to improve community health and promote health as well as treat illness. Initiatives—identified and developed i...

Next City

Jen Kinney

27 January 2017

Los Angeles, California, United States

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While the USPS has seen a drastic decline in revenues and capacity in recent years due to growing competition from the private sector and social changes, First Class Meal is reimagining the role that this institution ...

The Press of Atlantic City

Nicole Leonard

16 January 2017

Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

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New Jersey was one of seven states chosen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to participate in a pilot program for SNAP recipients, where eligible participants can use food stamps for grocery purchases online for t...

The Press of Atlantic City

Vincent Jackson

27 November 2016

Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

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New Jersey looks for those solutions being implemented successfully in other regions around the country to fight hunger in food deserts and poor neighborhoods, assessing what can be replicated in their local communiti...

The Press of Atlantic City

Diane D'Amico

27 November 2016

Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

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Food access for low-income Americans is still a challenge across the country. Campus Kitchen Project, a national community service project that operates at 53 colleges, leverages the readily-available manpower and com...

Small Towns Big Change

Andrew Martinez

5 September 2016

Ojo Sarco, New Mexico, United States

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Hunger is a hidden crisis in the U.S., and in places like Rio Arriba County, New Mexico - a food desert and poverty-stricken community - a few dedicated food pantries are all that stands between thousands of people an...

GOOD Magazine

Jennifer Hattam

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13 March 2015

Istanbul, Turkey

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With the recent large influx of refugees, crumbling infrastructure, crowded streets, and struggling social services, bing disabled or homeless in Istanbul means facing serious challenges to carving out a dignified lif...

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