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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Healthy Hubs – Partnering with Organizations to Increase Health Outcomes

Data shows us that food insecurity and health go hand in hand. Food-insecure individuals are more likely to experience colds, stomach aches and migraines and suffer from generally poorer health than food secure individuals. In 2014, Feeding America conducted the Hunger in America study and found some staggering statistics  about New Mexico’s pantry clients:

Meet Michael: Vietnam Veteran, Former Client, Always Giving

Meet Michael, a Vietnam-era U.S. Marine Corps veteran and one of our former clients whom we met at the New Mexico Veterans’ Integration Center (VIC) recently. Ten years ago, Michael was living homeless in Albuquerque when VIC first opened its doors.

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive 2015: Less Than A Month Away!

In less than a month on Saturday, May 9th, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) joins Roadrunner Food Bank to help Stamp Out Hunger in Albuquerque. Now in its 23rd year, the annual food drive has grown to the largest single-day food drive in the United States, providing food assistance to millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.

Rural Childhood Hunger in New Mexico

I am not from New Mexico but have fallen in love with this state. I think what I love most is the people I meet. Well, okay, along with that green chile! So many of the New Mexicans I have met are very kind, generous and want to help each other. It truly makes it a pleasure to work here. Working with Roadrunner Food Bank takes me all over the southern part of the state, and as I am based in the Las Cruces office, I spend a good portion of my time working in rural areas.

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