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Volunteering can improve your health and lengthen your life

When people sign up to volunteer at Food for Others, they undoubtedly know the positive impact they will have on the local community. What many of our volunteers may not know is the positive impact that volunteering can have on their own mental and physical health, and that volunteering their time at FFO may even be increasing their lifespan. . .

How hunger is holding back students on college campuses

Barely a day goes by without a mention in the news of college admission scandals, whether it’s wealthy parents bribing their child’s way in to top schools, or elite universities giving preference to the children of wealthy donors. It’s easy to get the impression that all college students are showered with large allowances and have easy access to mom and dad’s credit card.  The truth is vastly different. Nearly 40% of college students are from low income families . . .