hunger

Reader Input: Saturday offers chance to help hungry

Saturday marks the 22nd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving – the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carrier ...

Giving Auburn a ‘Place at the Table’

Hunger can seem like a distant concern to some families in the foothills, who have either lived off neighborhood produce for generations or tilled the rural plots themselves. But f ...

Food bank fills ‘empty bowls’

Since 2007, the number of individuals Placer Food Bank serves has grown 168 percent. They reached a record level of assisting nearly 500,000 people in 2010. That’s a staggering ...