food banks

Inflation

Long lines are back at US food banks as inflation hits high – Associated Press

Photo: Volunteers fill up grocery carts with food for distribution into drive through vehicles at the St. Mary’s Food Bank in Phoenix Long lines are back at food banks around the U.S. as working Americans overwhelmed by inflation turn to handouts to help feed their families. With gas prices soaring along with grocery costs, many

Opinion

Opinion: Soaring Prices Threaten Giving – Inside Sources

Americans’ purchasing power shrinks as inflation drives up food and energy prices. But it generates another insidious byproduct — a squeeze on philanthropic dollars. From the modest to the mega-donor, the power of a giver’s checkbook declines in real terms and affects the charity itself. As charities need to ramp up certain activities, they are

Non-profits

OneAZ Community Foundation Welcomes Applications for Community Impact Grants

OneAZ Credit Union and the OneAZ Community Foundation has opened the application process for the 2022 Community Impact Grants. This year, $5,000 will be awarded to 50 nonprofit organizations that positively impact communities served by OneAZ. This represents more than double the amounts awarded in 2021. “We are proud to announce that this year we’ll

Food

Governor Ducey Announces $460,000 From AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund To Fight Hunger

Nearly Half A Million Dollars Going To Rural Arizona Food Banks Governor Doug Ducey today announced $460,000 from the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund to support food banks throughout the state, especially rural communities. “Whether it has been funding PPE, meals for low income families, technology for students, mental health support services and more, the AZ

Military

Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity

It’s a hidden crisis that has existed for years inside one of the most well-funded institutions on the planet and has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. As many as 160,000 active-duty military members are having trouble feeding their families. That estimate by Feeding America, which coordinates the work of more than 200 food banks

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