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USDA’s bailout program for farmers sends abundant meat, vegetables and fruits to feed low-income Americans.
The federal government isn't paying many of its workers, so others are stepping up, including an airport, nonprofit organizations and chef José Andrés.
Furloughed and unpaid government employees are struggling to buy necessities amid the weekslong government shutdown.
The author photographing the restaurant's Ganesha statue set for Diwali. Photo: Jingo Media. Located in the quant, historic
“The poor, unemployed and old can withdraw respectfully, without begging.”
The federal government offers more than $90 million a year for employment and training programs.
Sometimes pride gets in the way. We might actually have a nagging knee injury and would love help with removing the snow covering the driveway. Our lungs are on fire, but we don't want to appear weak, so we opt to stay in the game and push through the pain.
Folks, my neighbors have made it through the #HungerChallenge with lots of realizations. They've definitely been hungry, they've had stress dreams, and they've been really conscious of food.
Training the Power of the Sun in Kenya. Henry Alobo, a farmer in Kakamega County, Nairobi, is training community farmers
Richardson is hardly the anomaly when it comes to enduring increased financial struggles. Nationally, only one in seven children
In the face of heavy opposition from the moneyed classes on either shore, both the United States and the United Kingdom are desperately in need of campaign finance reform. No joke.
When I speak with first-time visitors, a common theme seems to arise: our clients are often surprised by the people they run into who are also in need of help.
Food banks like ours are equipped to save surplus food before it ends up in the landfill, but since the recession, our network has been stretched to capacity by the growing need.
For many, fresh produce is more expensive than processed food and soda is cheaper than milk. If you have $5 to feed a family of four, are you going to spend it on a few apples or three pounds of instant mashed potatoes?
Most likely, you've been asked to participate in a food drive this holiday season. It may have been through your child's school, at your workplace, your place of worship, or a food drive run by your local food bank. What you may not know is what happens after the donation is made.
Recently, I traveled to San Antonio, Texas to interview Virginia, whose story illustrates the important role SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) plays in the lives of 48 million Americans. This program, formerly known as the food stamps program, is the federal government's first line of defense against food insecurity in the United States.
Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Miles Bess