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San Miguel Runner Raises Funds for Food

San Miguel resident Ryan Norwood is passionate about running. Although he is an experienced runner, Ryan has never attempted a 42k marathon.  Earlier this year, he set a personal goal to accomplish the grueling task to complete the classic distance and has been training hard for an upcoming attempt at the end of March. His training consists of daily runs early …

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Chips and Salsa in Canada = Hot Meals for Children in 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. And through our partnership with Amistad Canada, donations are tax-deductible.  “It’s one of the great ironies of a Mexican restaurant: We feed people delicious Mexican food every day, …

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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. We would also like to acknowledge the hundreds of women in the communities that …

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Volunteer in the Spotlight: Marsha Cantrell

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. Just the same, many continue to stay in tune and in touch, and are looking forward to rejoining us when the time is right. Here is …

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Aid for Pregnant Women and New Mothers

Expansion of Program During Pandemic 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. In fact, it is important to expand this …

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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. The full truckload arrived at CAM’s warehouse in the Industrial Park of San Miguel and from there, several smaller shipments were made to Feed the Hungry and the City’s distribution …

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Leadership News

We are excited to announce the latest addition to our Advisory Council, Mario Bravo, and the appointment of Jennifer Venkatraman to the position of Vice President of Feed the Hungry A.C. MARIO BRAVO  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 …

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

Reflecting on a Year of Challenges 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? No. People were desperate. So many immediately lost their source of income. Children …

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