Belinda Chapman is director of development and communications at Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington. It’s a position that often finds her at wit’s end searching for support, donations and manpower. “It’s a day-to-day operation of an age-old phrase called supply and demand,” Chapman said. “Things were busy when we operated normally, now we must cope
City National Bank provided a donation of $8,500 to support programming at Facing Hunger Foodbank during a check presentation on Thursday, Oct. 1. It is the fourth year the bank has made such a donation. This year’s funding will be directed to county schools in Lawrence County, Ohio, as well as Cabell and Wayne counties
POSITION SUMMARY: The CDL Truck Driver/Warehouse Staff member is part of a team that works to help achieve overall Facing Hunger Foodbank operational goals of delivering food to community members experiencing food insecurity. A CDL Truck Driver is responsible for the pickup and delivery of food through direct interactions with the public and partner organizations.
As closures and social distancing orders meant to limit spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) sweep across the country, the impact is being felt in communities large and small. While changes taking place are disrupting the lives of nearly everyone in some way, food-insecure individuals will face particular challenges, and the number of people who
POSITION SUMMARY: The Warehouse Associate is responsible for performing a variety of labor-related tasks associated with the acquisition, storage and distribution of food and donated products including pulling orders, unloading deliveries, repacking food products, operating warehouse equipment, and general maintenance and cleanup. For more details, download the full job description and posting here.
Out of work and with families to feed, some Americans are lining up at food banks for the first time in their lives
As tens of millions of Americans have lost jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, food banks across the country say they are facing an unprecedented surge in demand, comparable to a hurricane hitting the entire country at the same time. “I’ve been in food banking for 24 years, and in my tenure I’ve never seen
CSFP is a Federal program administered by the Department of Agriculture to provide food for qualifying seniors. The program provides a monthly package of food designed to supplement the nutritional needs of low-income senior citizens. Who we serve Facing Hunger Foodbank has received a 2500 case load for identified residents in Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln and
via The Herald Dispatch HUNTINGTON - One of Huntington's newest dining franchises has extended a helping hand to keeping the area fed at any cost. Hwy 55 of Huntington and Andy's Foundation officially donated $2,000 to the Facing Hunger Foodbank's Backpack Program during a check-passing... read more
“Have there been times in the past 12 months when you did not have enough money to buy food that you or your family needed?” The answers to this question posed to hundreds of thousands of households by the Gallup organization, as part of the Gallup‐Healthways Well‐Being Index, reveal that Americans in every community and every state
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) released a new report on Jan 5, 2015 on the return of the three-month time limit on SNAP benefits for unemployed adults aged 18-50 who aren't disabled or raising minor children (often referred to as ABAWDs - Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents). Roughly 1 million of the nation's