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Communities all across the Central Gulf Coast are still feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Food insecurity is an issue facing families in our communities as one in five individuals in our service area currently struggles with hunger. Feeding the Gulf Coast is working hard to support our neighbors. We invite you to join our fight against hunger and help spark change from April 5-May 3.

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How you can participate:

  • For every participating product purchased in store or online at Walmart.com or SamsClub.com, the supplier will donate the monetary equivalent of at least one meal ($0.10) at Walmart and five meals ($0.50) at Sam's Club, up to applicable limits. See specially marked packages for full details.
  • Donate or round-up at checkout in stores or online.

Why is Hunger an Issue?

Across our service area, which covers south Mississippi, south Alabama, and the panhandle of Florida, a projected total of 376,740 people will be food insecure in 2021. Read more on our blog about why hunger is a prevalent issue in our community.

How do we Address Hunger?

Hunger is a multi-faceted issue our communities face that requires an equally multi-faceted solution. Read more on our blog about how the food bank and its partners work together to address hunger.

Watch the Recent Segment of The Table

In this episode, we are joined by two special guests from one of our valued agency partners talking about their experience with the Store Donation Program. Janet and Judy with New Life in Christ share their touching experiences of helping those in need in their community this past year.

Fight Hunger With Your Dinner Plans

Looking for meal inspiration? As part of this campaign, we challenged our long-time friend and board member, Chef Alec Naman and Chef Tom Houle of Naman's Catering, to take everyday shelf-stable food items and incorporate them into works of culinary delight. Check out the videos below to see what they came up with.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Apple Jam

In this segment, they show how you can quickly take the same applesauce your kids love, and with a few simple added ingredients, you have a delicious savory bacon-wrapped chicken paired with a sweet apple jam for dinner.

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Mac & Cheese

In this segment, Chef Alec and Chef Tom create a one-pot wonder with a kick and we bet you probably already have many of these ingredients on hand.

The Power of Stories

Follow this page and our social media outlets as we roll out stories of hunger and hope all month long. When you help share these stories you give a voice to those in need. Join the fun by sharing your own story using the form below. Use the hashtag #FightHunger and tag @FeedingtheGulfCoast if you post on social media.

Share Your Story!