By Azure'De M. Williams, Multicultural Initiatives Director, Wisconsin American Heart Association Eating nutritious foods is one of the most important things you can do for your body. A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons in the fight against heart disease. I’m a 40-year-old single mother of three and I work full-time. There are plenty [...]
By Rayna Andrews, Senior Director of Community Engagement Feeding America Eastern WisconsinCan you imagine a world where one in four children do not have enough food to eat? It’s a scary thought, isn’t it? Well, you don’t really have to imagine it because it’s a reality in many communities across America. As the Senior Director of [...]
By Kelly McBride Moore, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Volunteer My dad was the kind of guy who never did anything halfway. There was the way he decorated for Christmas — a two-day marathon that included gleefully sneaking new décor into the house despite my mom’s best efforts to stop him — and the way his love of [...]
By Patti Habeck, Executive Vice President Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Hunger is often hidden in the shadows. It’s there, but we just don’t see it. It may be the senior couple you sit next to at church, or the young boy your son plays soccer with. Or it may be the veteran who sacrificed so much [...]
Confessions of a Hungry Kid… or How I Realized 15 Years Later That My Mom Was Even More Awesome Than I Thought.Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
By Scott Marshall | Director of Development at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin I grew up in hunger and didn't even know it. Crazy to think about, right? Who doesn't know if they are hungry? When you have a mom who cares and programs that help, it's surprisingly easy. I grew up with a younger brother in the [...]
Innovation and Food Banking, to many people, are an unlikely pair. When was the last time you heard of a nonprofit having an Innovation Department? Upon hearing my title I’m usually barraged by a number of questions. What does a Director of Innovation do all day?Why does a food bank need to innovate, don’t you just feed the hungry? The answer is surprisingly simple.