Ross Fraser, Director of Media Relations with Feeding America, says their organization promotes the need for people to donate, advocate and volunteer. “We encourage people to contact their local food bank to see how they can help,” Fraser said. “They may have a need you're not aware of that you can help fulfill.”
Feeding America supports are more than 60,200 food banks, pantries and meal programs in the U.S., and the needs in every community are different.
That's why it's important to develop specific ideas to fight hunger in your area. In addition to a food drive, consider:
WoodmenLife chapters across America have conducted many successful food drives in support of the National Community Focus. Here are some tips for conducting a food drive in your area: