Clearinghouse Connection Archive

The Clearinghouse Connection facilitates the exchange of information, resources and ideas among emergency food providers.


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October 2014

  • Survey: Emergency Food Providers and Advocacy
  • Closing the Hunger Gap: Cultivating Food Justice
  • Why Wages Matter in the Fight Against Hunger
  • Nutrition Assistance In Farmers Markets: Understanding the Shopping Patterns of SNAP Participants
  • Healthy Incentives Pilot: Final Evalution Report
  • WhyHunger’s Community Learning Project
  • Letters From Our Readers

September 2014

  • Survey– Moving Beyond Charity: Who’s at the Table and What’s on the Table
  • WhyHunger’s Community Learning Project
  • What We’re Reading Now: Racial Justice
  • Help for Seniors and People with Disabilities through SNAP’s Excess Medical Expense Deduction
  • National Hunger Data Released: WhyHunger Calls for Long-Term Change
  • SNAP Employment and Training Program

August 2014

  • What We’re Reading Now: Three Steps to Solve Poverty
  • WhyHunger Launches Storytelling Site
  • Race and the Food System Reports

July 2014

  • WhyHunger’s Community Learning Project
  • Community Voices
  • Under the Mango Tree: New Documentary
  • Why Movement Building is Necessary in the Fight Against Hunger

June 2014

  • Bruce Springsteen Kicks Off Summer Meals Rock For Kids Campaign with WhyHunger
  • Beyond Bread: Healthy Food Sourcing in Emergency Food Programs
  • Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/day
  • Senior Hunger on the Rise in America: Annual Report

May 2014

  • WhyHunger Launches Beyond Bread
  • WhyHunger Launches New Online Resource
  • Where Do SNAP Dollars Go?
  • Map the Meal Gap Report

April 2014

  • Summer Meals App: Range
  • Closing the Hunger Gap Report
  • Hunger and Health: Access to Good Food as Preventive Medicine
  • College and University Food Bank Alliance
  • School Grants for Healthy Kids

March 2014

  • New Study Reveals Hunger Makes Seniors Sick 
  • LGBT People are Disproportionately Food
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning: Nourishing Connections
  • Getting to Grocery: Tools for Attracting Healthy Food Retail to Underserved Neighborhoods
  • Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert
  • Hunger Seder
  • Lenten Resource: 40 Days for Food Justice

February 2014

  • Community Building in Austin (site visits to The Sustainable Food Center, Mobile Loaves and Fishes, and the One World Everybody Eats Summit)
  • Gearing up for Summer Meals
  • Oregon Food Bank’s Community Food Systems Presentation
  • Let’s Cook Healthy School Meals Cookbook from Peoject Bread
  • The National Diaper Bank Network
  • Summer Meals Grants

January 2014

  • Shriver Report on Financial Insecurity Among American Women and Children
  • Vermont FEED New School Cookbook
  • Doctors Say Cutting Food Stamps Could Backfire
  • US Conference of Mayors Hunger & Homelessness Report

December 2013

  • Ten Ways to Help End Hunger
  • Millions Struggle to Eat While Congress Considers More SNAP Cuts
  • The Ingredients for Change: Elijah’s Promise
  • Healthy Food Donation Initiative Resources
  • The Healthy Food Financing Handbook
  • Study Shows Strong Nutrition Education Can Lead to Healthier Food Choices by SNAP Recipients

November 2013

  • “The Fundraising Letter I’d Like to Receive” by Mark Winne 
  • Beyond Emergency Food: Thoughts from Both Sides of the Border
  • EatFresh: Healthy Living on a Budget
  • Community Impact Analysis: SNAP Cuts by County and State
  • Healthy Food Bank Hub
  • Edible Education Resources from the Edible Schoolyard Project

October 2013

  • Building Resilience After a Hurricane: The Shore Soup Project and Rockaway Rescue Alliance
  • What We’re Reading Now: The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis
  • Closing the Hunger Gap Conference Materials: Information and Presentations
  • Amplifying Social Media: Thunderclap
  • FoodBank Manager Database Software
  • SuperFood Drive: PDF Resources for Hosting a Healthy Food Drive

September 2013

  • Roots and Remedies Gathering
  • What We’re Reading Now: Eat, Drink, Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics by Marion Nestle
  • Share Our Strength – Put School Breakfast on the Map
  • New Organizing Institute Tip of the Day
  • USDA Report Shows No Change in Levels of Food Insecurity
  • Grassroots Fundraising Tips and Other Resources

August 2013

  • SNAP Advocacy Resource Roundup, including SNAP Myths and 1 in 24 Bags of Food Infographic
  • The Pod Knowledge Exchange, Community Food Centres Canada’s Online Learning Network
  • Food and Nutrition Coalition Launches New Website:
  • Wage and Income Inequality Interactive Website from the Economic Policy Institute
  • Ten Tips Nutrition Education Materials
  • USDA FNCS Recipe Box – Hundreds of Low-Cost Recipes in One Location

July 2013

  • High in the Sky: Rooftop Farming in Hell’s Kitchen
  • A History of the Emergency Food in the US Prezi
  • Sesame Workshop Educational Toolkits: Food for Thought: Healthy Eating on a Budget and Healthy Habits for Life

June 2013

  • A History of the Emergency Food in the US Prezi
  • 2013 Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Award Winners Video
  • World Hunger Fact Sheet
  • Nourishing Change: Fulfilling the Right to Food in the United States, a report from the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the NYU School of Law
  • Materials from the California Association of Food Banks Conference

May 2013

  • Video of Food Pantry Volunteers Union Singing “50 Ways to Close the Food Bank”
  • Filemaker Bento Client Data Management Software
  • Bridges Out of Poverty Training to Address and Reduce Poverty in a Comprehensive Way

April 2013

  • National Helping Individuals with Criminal Records Re-Enter Through Employment (H.I.R.E.) Network
  • Share Our Strength Summer Meals Survey Findings
  • Facilitating Change in the Food Justice Movement – Recommendations for Grassroots Solutions
  • Evaluation of “Healthy Options, Healthy Meals Initiative,” a collaboration among MAZON, Kaiser Permanente, the Atkins Center, and 12 Food Banks
  • What We’re Reading Now: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss

March 2013

  • Food Sovereignty for All: Overhauling the Food System with Faith-Based Initiatives
  • Come to the Table: How People of Faith Can Relieve Hunger and Sustain Local Farms in North Carolina
  • Race and the Food System Food Security Learning Center Topic
  • The Directors of A Place at the Table on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Fighting Hunger in the Capital: DC Central Kitchen and Capital Area Food Bank

February 2013

  • SNAP and Public Health: The Role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Improving the Health and Well-Being of Americans, FRAC
  • Best Practices in Gardening and Mental Health Module from Community Food Centres Canada
  • National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging Online Resource Library
  • Supporting Restaurant Workers

January 2013

  • Fighting Hunger or Causing Hunger: A Mid-term Look at Wal-Mart’s $2 Billion Commitment by Andy Fisher
  • Nutrition & Wellness Tips for Young Children: Provider Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Fighting Hunger Through Health Care: a Seamless Solution from Share Our Strength
  • Nutrition Education for Improved Health – Case Study from Share Our Strength

December 2012

  • What We’re Reading Now: Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse It) by Robert Lupton
  • Rotary First Harvest Produce Recovery Resource Guide
  • Georgia Avenue Food Cooperative Video
  • The Road to Shared Prosperity, data and stories about human needs programs from Half in Ten

November 2012

  • Good Samaritan Food Donations Act Fact Sheet
  • Understanding D-SNAP
  • Food Safety in Case of Emergency Guide
  • On the Front Lines – Every Day (East Coast EFPs Respond to Hurricane Sandy)

October 2012

  • Shelf Life Guide
  • Beyond the Food Drive: Ending Hunger Through Citizen Service from NYCCAH
  • Smarter Lunchrooms Movement
  • Fitter Body, Fitter Brains Let’s Move! Infographic

September 2012

  • Community FEAST (Food, Education, Agriculture Solutions Together) Program Evaluation and Planning Manual
  • Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook
  • How to Get Food Help Pamphlet
  • Sesame Workshop Tool Kits for Parents

August 2012

  • Reflections on the Closing of the Community Food Security Coalition by WhyHunger’s Alison Cohen
  • Homegrown Solutions to Hunger – Fresh Produce Programs at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
  • ACF Guide to Resources and Funding for Community and Faith-based Organizations

July 2012

  • Cooking Up Community: Nutrition Education in Emergency Food Programs
  • Good Food and Good Jobs for All: Challenges and Opportunities to Advance Racial and Economic Equity in the Food System from Colorlines
  • The Stop Community Food Centre’s Learning Network

June 2012

  • Food Stamps, Follow the Money: Are Corporations Profiting from Hungry Americans? by Michelle Simon
  • The Hands That Feed Us: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers Along the Food Chain from Food Chain Workers Alliance
  • Food Policy Councils: An Effective Way to Change the Food System

May 2012

  • Meals On Wheels Senior Hunger Report Card
  • From Hunger to Health, a Blog from Erik Talkin, CEO of the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
  • Five Themes from the Feeding America Unity 2012 Conference

April 2012

  • Your Federal Taxpayer Receipt
  • How to get Your Local Radio Station to Play a Summer Meals PSA

March 2012

  • Let’s Move! Faith and Communities Toolkit
  • Contradictions in the Anti-Hunger Movement by Andy Fisher
  • The Impact of WIC Food Package Changes on Access to Healthful Food
  • National Council on Aging Center for Benefits Access
  • The Foundation Center

February 2012

  • WhyHunger’s Letter to the Editor in Response to the Wall Street Journal Article “Food Stamp Nation”
  • “It’s Dinnertime” – A Report on Low-Income Families’ Efforts to Plan, Shop for, and Cook Healthy Meals
  • Letters of Interest for Everybody at the Table for Health (EAT4Health)
  • USDA Latino Outreach

January 2012

  • Education, Accessibility and Healthy Foods: Keys to Giving Infants a Good Nutritious Start
  • SNAP Outreach and Nutrition Education Materials

October 2011

  • Librarians: The New Caseworker

September 2011

  • A Mixed Bag: Considerations on Backpack Programs and Family Dynamics
  • Online WIC Prescreening Tool