Recipe of the Week: Lentil Soup

by Catherine McAuliffe

Last week I asked our Facebook fans and Twitter followers what kinds of things they wanted to read on our blog. A couple of people commented that they wanted to see more recipes with things that we distribute. Specifically, someone suggested lentils. With colder weather coming in, here's one of my favorite recipes for Lentil Soup (courtesy of


Hunger Doesn't Shutdown

by Christina Wong

Everyone has been hearing about the government shutdown. What we might not all know is how that directly impacts local need and the services designed to help those in need. You can learn more about the impact that the shutdown will have on many people and agencies should the shutdown continue.