A Farmers Market and a VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA members serve 12 months building capacity while placed at nonprofits that work to address poverty issues. Since VISTAs don’t work directly with program recipients it can sometimes be difficult for the community to see the difference they are making. Dave Gaeta with the EBT machine and coins he was able to secure for … Continue reading A Farmers Market and a VISTA

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Hunger Free America's Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps was pleased to host more than 70 VISTAs from 29 states around the U.S. for Uniting Our Resources: Best Practices in Food Access, a 5-day conference funded by the Walmart Foundation at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, M.D. At the conference the VISTAs were given an opportunity to … Continue reading Thank You to Walmart and Our Presenters at the Uniting our Resources: Best Practices in Food Access End of the Year Conference!

Thank You to Walmart and Our Presenters at the Uniting our Resources: Best Practices in Food Access End of the Year Conference!

AHOC Hits Houston – Ending Hunger Through Citizen Service 2016

The Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps (AHOC) is comprised of 59 members serving in 25 states and the District of Colombia, so it is not often all of its members are together in one place. Thanks to generous funding from the Walmart Foundation, the opportunity to come together presents itself each year with the Ending Hunger … Continue reading AHOC Hits Houston – Ending Hunger Through Citizen Service 2016

Make Poverty History. New York City and Beyond

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of AmeriCorps VISTA.  Last week, some of the AHOC Staff – Associate Director Ella Fowler; Program Director Amanda Cowgill and VISTA Leader Simone Fine – attended the VISTA 50th Anniversary event hosted in New York City. The event celebrated the work VISTAs have done the past 50 years and … Continue reading Make Poverty History. New York City and Beyond