Hunger Action Month: Don’t Miss Out on all the Action!

Meal programs, food banks and food pantries across America are celebrating Hunger Action Month during September. With over 100,000 students in the Austin area who are food-insecure and 400 people on our own Hungry Souls waitlist, we are nowhere near solving the problem of food insecurity in our own neighborhoods. Help us mark Hunger Action…

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Brain Food: How Hunger Affects a Child’s Education

Healthy nutrition is important for the growth of every child’s physical and mental development. But when this necessity is not accessible, it can negatively affect the way they perform throughout their lives, especially in school. This is the unfortunate case for many kids in America, especially in the Austin area where an estimated one in…

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What is food insecurity, anyway?

food in·se·cu·ri·ty noun  the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Food insecurity is just what it sounds like—it’s living without guaranteed meals each day, and it affects 1 in 5 kids in the greater Austin area. That means that every day in our neighborhoods, there are over 100,000…

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