Hunger Resources

Nutrition

Healthy Recipes with Unusual Summer Vegetables – from the Ottawa County Food Policy Council
Steps to Building Your Healthy Pantry (how to receive and distribute more healthy foods) – from the Ottawa County Food Policy Council
Eat Well on $4/Day – Good and Cheap Cookbook

Client Choice

Tools based on our award winning Waste-Not Want-Not study of charity food programs. Also available at End Hunger in America.

Charity Food Programs That Can End Hunger in America
A comprehensive guide to ending hunger for food pantries, food banks, and the volunteers and donors who support them.

Charity Food Programs That Can End Hunger in America
An abridged edition prepared by the World Hunger Program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Food Pantry Best Practices Evaluation
To make ending hunger possible, the average food pantry needs to score at least a 70. What does your pantry score?

How to Run a Food Pantry
A straightforward guide based on the Waste Not Want Not research.

Words of Faith

Quotes pertaining to poverty, hunger, helping and charity. Also available at End Hunger in America.

Videos

Moving pictures worth a thousand words.


John Arnold explains mobile food pantries in three mintues.


From the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, testimonials from food pantries that switched to client choice.


Cash Man raps about why donating cash is better than donating food. (Cash to pounds ratio varies by Food Bank.)