Eating healthy can be expensive, but it does not have to be. There are always options for great nutritional and healthy food that is not always expensive. Enjoy some more on the budget tips that I came across.
Across the U.S., many food pantries are funded through donations, but some receive funds from school groups such as student governments. Food pantries are wide spreading rapidly across the country but are mostly at public universities and colleges.
Students Against Hunger, recently reported that college campus hunger goes far beyond a few sad stories. They surveyed more than 3,000 students at a mix of 34 community and four-year university, finding that 48% experienced food insecurity in the past 30 days.
Food pantries are becoming a common thing to help with food security on college campuses. Though there is not an official count of how many food pantries are out there on college campuses, the membership in the College and University Food Bank Alliance has quadrupled in the past two years.
How many times have you looked inside your refrigerator and found food from weeks ago hidden in the back? I know I have and according to a survey conducted by Glad reported that nearly 44% of Americans have found an item in their fridge in the past month that they did not realize was there. Continue reading
Even though nationwide statistics on food insecurity on students are still not easily available, Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief charity in the United States, have reported some startling statistics. Continue reading
The CalFresh Program, formerly known as Food Stamps and Federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assitance Program (SNAP), provides cash assistance for purchasing food to people who meet the income and legal status requirements. Are you eligible? Well, let us find out! Continue reading
Eating in and preparing your own food can be a great way to save money. If you happen to have a tight budget, eating in might be the best option for you. You do not need to know how to cook a fancy meal to enjoy eating in. Continue reading
Many people facing food insecurity also lack access to nutritious food. Eating healthy does not have to be expensive. Use the following tips to make healthy choices while staying within your budget. Continue reading