Food Bank Essay

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There are many place in Indianapolis that try to help with hunger. Theses places can be anywhere from places that you can receive a hot meal from, have access to food at food pantry, food banks and many others. One organization that I was interested and wanted to learn more about was Gleaners. Gleaners is a food bank that help many residents of Indiana. Gleaner food bank wants to try and be able to give food foe every table and give people hope for there future. Gleaners wants to help with hunger they try to distribute food to local agencies partners that help serve those people in need and also provide other programs that help with hunger. Many people might ask or wonder what is a food bank. A food bank is a place where stocks of food are supplied that are free and are given to the people that are in need of food. You can think of it as a food distraction center. You might wonder where this food comes form? There are many ways that the food banks receive their food to that they hand out. It can be donated from various places like grocery stores, food manufacturers and food drives. At Gleaner the food is sorted and stored in Gleaner center. …show more content…
Not only is this being huge problem in the world, but especially in America. It is a huge problem in America and many people do not think that it is not that big of deal then it actually is. In America there are one in every six people suffer from hunger. With children there are more than one out five are in risk with hunger. There is around forty-nine million people that have a hard time to putting meal on the table. This problem is not cause because we have a lack of food, but more because of the problem we have with poverty. About 40% present of our food gets wasted every year. If this food was not wasted, we could help about twenty-five million Americans. Food insecurity is problem in the country but also a huge problem right here in

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