Ten Ways to Take Action

Ten Ways to Take Action

Take Action for Hunger Action Month Throughout the month of September, Feeding Missouri will be joining with the six Missouri Food Banks in a month-long campaign to spread awareness and mobilize the public to take action in the fight against hunger. Ready to get...
MO Farmers Feed Missouri

MO Farmers Feed Missouri

by Scott Baker, State Director for Feeding Missouri Whenever I’m given the opportunity to speak to people about hunger in Missouri, I always try to make two points very clear: Hunger does exist in Missouri – in every county and in every part of the state. The answer...
Better to Give

Better to Give

“Anything will help.” That was the message scrawled on a cardboard sign held up by a man just outside of my driver’s side window the other day.  I had to make a decision before the light turned green.  Should I avoid eye-contact and sit there uncomfortably until the...
Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

“It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood. A beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine? Could you be Mine?” If you started singing or humming the tune to those lyrics, you must be one of Mr. Rogers’ neighbors. I simply adored Mr. Rogers...
A Ghost of an Idea

A Ghost of an Idea

“I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it.” -Preface to...
Kids at Heart

Kids at Heart

By Monica Palmer   Recently, my son had a piano recital at a local retirement facility. I have a bad habit of being late to these types of things, so sometimes I try to trick myself by making the event time in my phone’s calendar a half hour ahead of the actual...