WENY News - Hunger Action Month

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  • Food Bank of Southern Tier Works to Educate Community About Hunger

    Food Bank of Southern Tier Works to Educate Community About Hunger

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:52:01 GMT

    SOUTHERN TIER (WENY) --  All month long, WENY is spotlighting the issue of hunger in our community, as September is Hunger Action Month. The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is continually working to fight that battle and help the people who need it the most. The Food Bank says about 73,000 people in the Southern Tier struggle with hunger or food insecurity every day. 

    SOUTHERN TIER (WENY) --  All month long, WENY is spotlighting the issue of hunger in our community, as September is Hunger Action Month. The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is continually working to fight that battle and help the people who need it the most. The Food Bank says about 73,000 people in the Southern Tier struggle with hunger or food insecurity every day. 

  • Food Bank's "Fill the Bus" campaign running through September 23rd

    Food Bank's "Fill the Bus" campaign running through September 23rd

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-14 20:44:01 GMT

    The Food Bank's annual "Fill the Bus" campaign is officially up-and-running. It's designed to help fuel the organization's "Backpack Program" ensuring the neediest children have healthy food on the weekends, when school is not in session.

    The Food Bank's annual "Fill the Bus" campaign is officially up-and-running. It's designed to help fuel the organization's "Backpack Program" ensuring the neediest children have healthy food on the weekends, when school is not in session.

  • Hunger Action Day; Here's How You Can Help

    Hunger Action Day; Here's How You Can Help

    Thursday, September 14 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-09-14 19:18:42 GMT

    Across the US, an estimated one out of every six people face hunger. In the Southern Tier, that number is not much better. Here's how you can help.

    Across the US, an estimated one out of every six people face hunger. In the Southern Tier, that number is not much better. Here's how you can help.

  • Food Bank of the Southern Tier gears up for Hunger Action Month

    Food Bank of the Southern Tier gears up for Hunger Action Month

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-09-05 22:04:05 GMT

    ELMIRA (WENY) -- Across the US, an estimated one out of every six people face hunger. In the Southern Tier, that number is not much better -- about 15% of the area's population struggles with being hungry.       And while the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is hard at work, sometimes they need a little help.  That's why throughout September, food banks everywhere call on the community to take part in Hunger Action Month. "Our food bank, along with two-hundred...

    ELMIRA (WENY) -- Across the US, an estimated one out of every six people face hunger. In the Southern Tier, that number is not much better -- about 15% of the area's population struggles with being hungry.       And while the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is hard at work, sometimes they need a little help.  That's why throughout September, food banks everywhere call on the community to take part in Hunger Action Month. "Our food bank, along with two-hundred...

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