In this moving video by whogoeshungry.org from the Food Action and Research Center, Feed Our Vets and Founder Rich Synek are featured on the topic of how federal SNAP cuts are effecting many of our nation’s hungry veterans and their families.
Feed Our Vets (www.feedourvets.org), a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending hunger among American veterans, reports that a post-holiday decline in food and financial donations is hampering the organization’s ability to feed all the soldiers and their families requesting help, including active duty military members stationed at Fort Drum. “We are urging individuals and companies to [...]
Hunger issues among active duty military were at the top of the agenda last year, and will be again in 2014, for Feed Our Vets (www.feedourvets.org), a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending hunger for American veterans and their families. Residents across New York rallied throughout 2013 to help the organization provide food to homeless and [...]
Thank you to the staff and students at BOCE for supporting the Skills USA food drive. The group donated over two tons of canned and boxed items to the Feed Our Vets organizations. Class winners with the largest donations include Mr. Hoffmeister’s Culinary Arts II class with 236 donations and Ms. Gambacorta’s Early Childhood [...]
UTICA, New York – Veterans Day was an opportunity for all Americans to thank and honor the country’s selfless soldiers. It also was a day of increased hunger and requests for help from charities like Feed Our Vets after nearly 1 million low-income veterans had their food stamps cut by Congress. The Nov. 1 budget [...]