May is “Older Americans Month”

May is “Older Americans Month” Did you know that May is Older Americans Month (OAM)? The appreciation month for seniors dates back to 1963, when President Kennedy designated May Senior Citizens Month (later renamed Older Americans Month), and every president since has issued a formal proclamation that the entire nation… more

2019 Montana Legislative Session is officially a wrap!

Policy advocacy is an important part of our work at MFBN. While food pantries and other community resources play a crucial role in meeting the need for food, we must also strengthen and protect our public nutrition programs and address root causes of hunger. Over the last four months, we… more

Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

On your next trip to your local Wal-Mart, be sure to add fight hunger to your list! Going on now until May 20, in partnership with Montana Food Bank Network and Feeding America, Walmart is Sparking Change and Fighting Hunger in Montana. There are three ways to participate – purchasing… more

Hunters Against Hunger 2018-2019 season

The 2018-2019 Hunters Against Hunger Season was wildly successful! An unprecedented 45,000 pounds of nutritious wild game, including elk, antelope, deer, moose, and bison, was donated, processed, and distributed through the Hunters Against Hunger Program during the 2018 – 2019 hunting season. This valuable program, in partnership with Montana Fish,… more

New Data Shows 1 in 9 Montanans Live in Food Insecure Households.

Montana Food Bank Network announces the release of Map the Meal Gap 2019, the latest report by Feeding America on food insecurity at the county level. Map the Meal Gap 2019 finds that the overall rate of food insecurity declined across Montana to 11.1%, our lowest rate since Feeding America… more

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