2021 Spring Online Newsletter

Highlights & Happenings, April 2021

Welcome to our online newsletter. We hope you enjoy catching up on the latest from Feed the Hungry San Miguel! To receive this and other timely news via email, subscribe.

In this issue: 

President’s Letter 

For 37 years, Feed the Hungry San Miguel’s mission has been to alleviate childhood hunger.  We provided hot lunches to more than 4,500 disadvantaged children every school day, and our Early Childhood Nutrition program Read more…

Feed the Hungry’s Response to the Pandemic: A Timeline  

At this time one year ago, we undertook a mission that truly tested our organization’s ability to go above and beyond anything we could have predicted.   Schools were closed by the COVID-19 pandemic, so our hot school meals program operations ceased. Did that mean we shut down and went home? Read more…

Leadership News 

FTH has added to its formidable bank of expertise with the appointment of a new member of its Advisory Council: Mr. Mario Bravo. “We  are thrilled to have someone of Mario’s background and stature on our advisory board. Read more…

Feed the Hungry Facilitates Distribution of 1.3 Million Face Masks 

In February, Feed the Hungry coordinated logistics and delivery of 1.3 million free medical-grade masks donated by Motus Integrated Technologies and CAM, a Stanley Black and Decker Company of Brea, CA. Read more…

Aid for Pregnant Women and New Mothers 

Feed the Hungry’s Early Childhood Nutrition program has expanded to the community of La Palmilla. In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are determined to continue to provide food and special nutrition workshops tailored to this group of moms who live in the poor communities we serve. Read more…

Donor Spotlight: Marathoner Ryan Norwood Runs for Food 

San Miguel resident Ryan Norwood is passionate about running. Although he is an experienced runner, Ryan has never attempted a 42k marathon. Read more…

Volunteer Spotlight: Marsha Cantrell’s Perspective on Giving

Feed the Hungry relies heavily on a dedicated corps of volunteers to pack food supplies and deliver them to our 36 school kitchens. However, for safety reasons, volunteers are not currently performing these tasks. Read more…

Women United in Service to Others 

The goal of International Women’s Day is to shine a spotlight on activity encouraging and uplifting women to pursue goals without bias or barriers. On that day this year, we recognized the women of Feed the Hungry who contribute their passion and skills to our mission. Read more..

Canadian Restaurant Serves Up Hope for Mexico 

Cantina Norte of North Vancouver, Canada, has partnered with Feed the Hungry to support our school lunch program. Proceeds from every basket of chips and salsa sold go 100% to the program. Read more…

How You Can Help 

Feed the Hungry needs your help now more than ever to keep the Feed the Families emergency response operation running. And to recover in time to resume providing school meals for 4,500 children when schools reopen. Read more..