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SeaShare sends seafood to rural western Alaska

Posted on August 31, 2018

The salmon season in Bristol Bay, Alaska was record breaking this year, yet fisheries in other parts of the state failed. SeaShare received a call from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to ask for help supplying seafood to communities around Chignik. We contacted our friend Jed Skidmore at Trident Seafoods in Kodiak, and he was able to process, freeze, and share 350 pounds (1,400 servings) of lingcod with us. 

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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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