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Living on $3.78

Imagine you experience hunger and food insecurity. What am I asking you to imagine? I'm asking you to imagine that you're running out of food and you can't buy more food. Not because you don't have time to go to the store, but because you don't have the money to go to the store. You don't have the option of grabbing something to eat at a cafe or a fast food restaurant. You won't be able to eat until you receive credit on your EBT card (this has replaced paper food stamps) or until you are allowed to get food at a food pantry (eat pantry has a policy about how often one may get food). What would you do? Educating individuals how to better spend the money they do have is part of the answer, but it's not the whole answer. Read More

January 19th Make it a Day On!

Share Our Strength has launched a brand new campaign to raise funds to help end childhood hunger. “Operation No Kid Hungry” responds to President-elect… Read More

Quality Time in the Kitchen

During the last week of October, Operation Frontline DC started its first ever satellite series with the Bridges Program of Guilford Elementary School. Guilford is… Read More

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By Angela Leone, Operation Frontline Assistant Coordinator, AmeriCorps National Direct I first learned about Operation Frontline in 2005 when I was exploring career paths. Read More

It's Time to Say Goodbye

I think it’s only fitting that we say goodbye and good luck to Ona on the Blog she created. Ona, a true Blogger at heart… Read More

Putting the Market into the Food

by Ona Balkus, Operation Frontline DC Assistant Coordinator, Americorps VISTA In the remarkably pleasant weather on Saturday (a cool breeze during DC July is… Read More

No-Cook Summer Kitchen

Lily Martinez is interning with Operation Frontline DC this summer. In the fall, she will begin her senior year at American University where she majors… Read More