Impact of COVID-19 on Hunger in Missouri

Impact of COVID-19 on Hunger in Missouri

Food banks spend time and resources preparing for emergencies. We plan. We simulate and collaborate. We try to ensure that we are ready for the worst scenarios. There was no way we could have seen COVID-19 coming. Spikes in demand? Sure, we’ve seen those before. But...
Impact of COVID-19 on Hunger in Missouri

Staying Healthy As You Age

By Jennifer McGregor Staying healthy is important no matter your age. Proper nutrition is but one building block you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Eating the right foods loaded with vitamins and minerals to keep your body going is something you have been...
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....