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Seafood, See Food: The National Fisheries Institute is telling stories about the seafood workforce

Posted on August 07, 2018

The seafood industry provides over a million jobs in the U.S. Our partner, The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is telling stories about the seafood industry, and the people who work in it, to raise awareness about the need to protect seafood jobs and the communities that rely on them from trade policies that hurt the industry and put those jobs at risk.

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SeaShare, National Fisheries Institute Future Leaders Sort Food Donations at Feeding South Florida in Miami

Posted on January 23, 2018

Fighting hunger is a team sport, and today the National Fisheries Institute's Future Leaders helped us sort 19,000 pounds of food at Feeding South Florida Food Bank, in Miami. We're so grateful for our partnership with NFI and the Future Leaders, who every year help SeaShare access more seafood for hunger relief across the U.S. A big thank you to Feeding South Florida, for hosting us, and for being a great partner in the fight against hunger in Florida. 

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From the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC): Millions Still Struggle Despite Drop in Number of Households Experiencing Food Insecurity

Posted on September 07, 2017

Continued investment necessary in federal nutrition programs to reduce hunger and poverty.  More than 41 million Americans lived in households struggling with food insecurity — limited or uncertain access to enough food — in 2016, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service. The data reveal a small and not statistically significant decline in household food insecurity in 2016 from the previous year, with the rate dropping from 12.7 to 12.3 percent. 

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Can your company help? SeaShare, the seafood industry’s answer to hunger, is coordinating seafood donations for the families affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Posted on September 05, 2017

We have freight, cold storage, and food bank partners lined-up and ready to receive your seafood donations. Generous seafood companies have already pledged over 100,000 pounds of salmon, pollock, and catfish, but the need is great and will continue in the weeks and months ahead. Please join NFI and other seafood leaders who are responding to this immediate need. Call or email us with your pledge. We will ensure your donation quickly gets to people struggling to get back on their feet after these devastating storms. 206-842-3609 / jharmon@seashare.org / www.seashare.org Thank you!

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