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28 10, 2016

Changing the conversation to solve hunger

2016-11-01T19:49:59+04:00

It’s been nearly two years since I returned to the Badger State to head Wisconsin’s leading hunger-relief organization. I am immensely proud of the way we are changing the conversation around hunger.  We’re bringing more people together around the table and diving deep into what it means to solve hunger. Hunger is a public health crisis that is threatening the lives of our neighbors and the health of our communities. We have to get to the root of it.

Changing the conversation to solve hunger2016-11-01T19:49:59+04:00
27 10, 2016

Confessions of a Hungry Kid… or How I Realized 15 Years Later That My Mom Was Even More Awesome Than I Thought.

2016-11-01T19:49:59+04:00

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 [...]

Confessions of a Hungry Kid… or How I Realized 15 Years Later That My Mom Was Even More Awesome Than I Thought.2016-11-01T19:49:59+04:00
26 10, 2016

Social Innovation & Food Banking: An unlikely pairing?

2016-11-01T19:50:00+04:00

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.

Social Innovation & Food Banking: An unlikely pairing?2016-11-01T19:50:00+04:00