Freedom Donates Over $180,000 to Support Harford County Charities

Freedom Donates Over $180,000 to Support Harford County Charities

Bel Air, MD –Thanks to a successful year of financial growth for Freedom Federal Credit Union, over 76 local charities, nonprofits, and community organizations have benefited from financial support in 2019. Over $180,000 was invested back into the Harford County Communities that the Credit Union serves Freedom Federal Credit Union has been in Harford County since […]

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Five Million Pounds of Food Saved with Farm to Food Bank Program

Five Million Pounds of Food Saved with Farm to Food Bank Program

Although farmers across the commonwealth saw discouraging weather conditions throughout the 2019 season, almost 400 producers shared their food through the Farms to Food Banks program supplementing millions of meals to hungry Kentuckians. In an impact report from Feeding Kentucky, it states the program strengthens Kentucky’s agricultural economy by providing a new outlet for surplus […]

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Farm Bureau Gives Back: Fighting Hunger in Local Communities

Farm Bureau Gives Back: Fighting Hunger in Local Communities

A recent report from USDA’s Economic Research Service (Household Food Security in the United States in 2018) revealed that the prevalence of food insecurity declined nationwide, for the first time, to the pre-recession (2007) level of 11.1%. In other words, over the last few years, more U.S. households are becoming food-secure – meaning they have […]

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Pulitzer Prize Winner to Pen Series on Childhood Hunger for Maryland Matters

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Pen Series on Childhood Hunger for Maryland Matters

On Thursday, Maryland Matters will launch a ground-breaking, multi-part series on childhood hunger in Maryland. The series, “Empty Plates at Maryland’s Table,” will take a look at an array of institutional impediments to ensuring Maryland children have adequate access to food: from low wages, to archaic rules on who qualifies for food stamps, to limitations on who […]

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