Links

Feeding America – www.feedingamerica.org

Alabama Food Bank Association (web site for nine food banks throughout Alabama) – www.alfoodbanks.org

Food Research Action Center (a national organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in the United States) – www.frac.org

United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (federal program that manages food stamps, school meals and the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program) – www.fns.usda.gov/fns/

Congressional Hunger Center (An outgrowth of the Congressional Select Committee on Hunger, the center publishes a newsletter, encourages local advocacy and provides educational resources for teachers.) – www.hungercenter.org

MAZON – a Jewish Response to Hunger (a nonprofit agency that allocates donations from the Jewish community to nonprofit organizations providing food and help to hungry people) – www.mazon.org

Nutrition-related Resources:

The American Dietetic Association – www.eatright.org

Healthy People 2020 (a government initiative for improving health) – www.healthypeople.gov

United States Government nutrition site – www.nutrition.gov

A website that promotes good health through eating fruits and vegetables – www.5aday.com

Recipes:

United States Department of Agriculture – National Agicultural Library www.nal.usda.gov

Food Safety:

Gateway to government food safety information – www.foodsafety.gov

Partnership for Food Safety Education – www.fightbac.org

Fundraising and Education Resources:

www.stepbystepfundraising.com: products to sell for fundraising

www.fundraisers.com: ideas and products for fundraising

www.help4nonprofits.com: has a great library of articles

www.fundraisingcoach.com: encouragement for fundraising professionals whether you are a novice or pro

www.raise-funds.com: articles about fundraising tips and techniques

www.grants.gov: guide to federal grants

www.techsoup.org: low cost computer software

www.easyfundraisingideas.com: ideas about products to sell for fundraisers like candy bars, cookie dough, etc.

www.foundationcenter.org: free training through articles and webinars/ excellent GRANT WRITING resource

www.LeftOverChef.com: you put in what leftovers you have and it gives you a recipe to try

www.wastedfood.com:gives you information about food waste in America and how to prevent it from happening

www.stilltasty.com: gives you information about how to store leftovers correctly and how long you can store different foods

www.ampleharvest.org: If you garden and have leftover produce, you can go to this site, put in your address, and it will generate a map to the closest food pantry so you can donate the food.