5 Things No One Told You About Volunteering

Volunteering with a local nonprofit or charity is a great way to give back and make a positive difference in your community. From organizational behind-the-scenes activities and community-facing responsibilities such as serving food at a soup kitchen, to helping to run an event or even becoming a nonprofit board member, there is an endless number of ways that you can get involved and make an impact for a cause that you care about. 

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Food Friday: Eggplant Tacos

Here at Feeding Westchester, we pride ourselves on going beyond simply providing the next meal for those in need. We also offer a variety of programs, resources, and education for a lifetime of healthier eating, and so each of our Food Friday recipes will feature healthy, nourishing ingredients and whole foods. Get your saute pan out and get ready to celebrate Taco Tuesday, because today, we’re featuring eggplant tacos.  

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Keep an Eye on These 2020 Food Trends

As we welcome a new decade, there are many exciting trends in the food world to look out for—and we’re talking about more than kale everything and avocado toast. Check out these eight food trends that are on our radar for 2020:  

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Unique Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Hosting a fundraising event can be an impactful way to raise money for your organization’s important cause. From tournaments and races to raffles and auctions, there are so many different ways to raise money through a fundraiser. If you’re looking for your next fundraiser hit, check out these 10 unique fundraising ideas for inspiration. 

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Nutritious Foods to Prepare at Home

Can your diet be filled with nutritious food while still keeping your food bills low? Yes, it certainly can! Learning how to eat healthy while keeping your budget in check may take some know-how and effort, but it’s absolutely doable.

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Spreading the Holiday Love

There are so many ways to give back, and each of us has the power to make a positive difference. Here are some ideas for how you can make an impact in your community. Let's spread the love this holiday season!

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How to Help Fight Hunger in Your Community

America is one of the richest countries on earth, yet more than 37 million people in our country experienced food insecurity in 2018, according to data from the USDA Economic Research Service. Although states like New Mexico and Texas have the highest percentages of people going hungry, every county in every state has households in which people are struggling to put food on the table every day. Unfortunately, this data indicates that households with children have a substantially higher rate of food insecurity (13.9 percent) than those without children (9.9 percent)—and we know that food insecurity can have a major negative impact on child development and growth. If you’re wondering what you can do to fight hunger in your neighborhood, here are five ways you can help:

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Hunger Relief Efforts Around the World

Did you know the world already produces more than 1.5 times enough food to feed everyone on the planet? That’s enough food to feed 10 billion people. Despite the fact that global overall food scarcity isn’t a problem, hunger is a major issue around the world. People face food insecurity in every part of the globe, with data indicating that more than 820 million people—which equates to 11 percent of the world’s population—go hungry each year. 

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5 Ways Giving Tuesday is Reshaping Our Children

Every year after Thanksgiving, following the shopping extravaganzas of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday kicks off a season of charity. Launched in 2012, GivingTuesday began as a grassroots effort with the goal of creating a massive wave of generosity that lasts well beyond the day itself. Now, the day inspires millions of people across the globe to show up and give back to causes and issues that matter to them. 

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Holiday Giving: Helping Families in Need

With the holiday season upon us, many of us are thinking about how we’ll spend Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukkah, about the perfect presents to gift our loved ones, and about how we can spread the holiday love to others. Helping families in need can make a big impact on others’ lives while at the same time enriching your own. Here are five ways that you can focus on holiday giving this year:

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