Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Hunger exists in every county in Missouri. This means we have a lot of households where at least one person is not getting an adequate amount of food each day. If you had to guess which member of a family is most likely to miss meals in order to ensure other family...
Better Days

Better Days

Why does hope matter? That’s one of the questions we’re tackling this year as we consider the importance and impact of hope in the work we do to feed Missourians in need. Many Feeding Missouri food banks like to talk about how they deliver hope as they’re delivering...
Seeing Hope

Seeing Hope

What does hope look like? This is one of the questions we here at Feeding Missouri have been pondering during this, the year of hope. It’s not an easy question to answer. Most people know what hope feels like, but can hope actually be seen when it’s at work in...
Defining Hope

Defining Hope

Sometimes you can use or hear a word so much that it loses its meaning. “Awesome” is an example that comes to mind. It’s used to describe generally positive things or events, but how often is it used to describe something that truly induces awe? “Hope” is another one....
A Year of Hope

A Year of Hope

What does hope mean to you? Hope is one of those words that tend to lose a bit of power with overuse, but when hope is alive and at work in the life of someone in need, it is one of the most powerful forces known to man. So what is hope exactly? The Feeding Missouri...
An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” It might not be as simple as that, but there is truth at the core of this familiar proverb. Eating apples (and other fresh produce) has been linked to scores of health benefits. Everything from possibly lowering the...