Hunger

With Hunger on the Rise, Food Distribution Expands

Martha’s Vineyard is getting hungrier, say organizers and volunteers with agencies providing food to those in need.

With Hunger on the Rise, Island Aid Groups Work to Feed the Needy

People on Martha’s Vineyard are receiving food aid in numbers that local agencies have never seen before. In January the Island Food Pantry served more than 1,000 Vineyard residents.

Network Takes Aim at Food Insecurity Among Island Seniors

Now in its second year, the Food Equity Network, an affiliation of business and community leaders, is looking at ways to help Island seniors stay well fed.

Crop Walk

The 27th annual Martha’s Vineyard CROP Walk begins at 2 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Church in Vineyard Haven, with registration starting at 1:15 p.m.

Inaugural Summer Food Program for Kids Saw High Demand

For five weeks this summer, hundreds of Martha’s Vineyard children had a place to eat lunch for free.

Movement to Alleviate Hunger Gains Momentum

The campaign against hunger on Martha’s Vineyard has mobilized chefs, business owners, social service agencies and community activists.

Local Groups Brainstorm Summer Food Program for Hungry Kids

On Thursday afternoon, Noli Taylor of Island Grown Schools gathered about 35 like-minded Islanders in the parish hall at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church to begin planning a local summer food service program for kids 18 and younger.

Faces of Hunger Hard to Find, But Are Everywhere on Martha's Vineyard

On Martha’s Vineyard, the hungry children are hard to see. But they’re here, hundreds of them, in every Vineyard town and school.

The Hidden Story of Hunger on Martha's Vineyard

Although not always visible, hunger is a part of daily life for many Vineyarders. A broad coalition has formed to address the problem.

CROP Walk Brings Awareness to Hunger on Island

More than 80 people took to the streets of Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs Sunday afternoon in solidarity with the hungry for the 24th annual CROP Hunger Walk. As of Monday, the effort had raised more than $14,500.

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