hunger in america

Burwinkel Farms sweet corn being gathered from the field on a typical summer morning. (Burwinkel Farms photo) Burwinkels
They're the lowest figures since such data has been available.
From the beginning, we believed that the root cause of hunger is poverty and the root cause of poverty is powerlessness in the face of economic injustice.
The coming primaries will decide who the Republicans will nominate for President. They would be wise to look to someone who can tackle issues of great national and international importance like hunger. For America usually goes with the candidate who shows leadership in feeding the hungry. John Kasich has.
They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of five noteworthy souls striving to make the world a better place.
Halloween is here and many a trick-or-treat bag will have a Hershey bar inside. Hershey is doing something special this Halloween, and it has nothing to do with their awesome candy. Hershey is taking on world hunger with the Nourishing Minds campaign.
Teri said: For Day Four, we had another classic and easy dinner: pasta with chickpeas and olives, with sautéed spinach on
While you are packing up all of your belongings, you can also be opening up your spirit of giving. In fact, the act of giving while you move will actually make your move easier.
Last year, Vermont Foodbank distributed 9 million pounds of food throughout the state. Yet the organization still struggles
This country does not need another celebrity to tell us how life is for "these people." These people are all around us and they are hungry. We need to have some compassion, stop hating the poor and try to understand them.
Then, slowly, another feeling started to creep in. Gratitude. Grateful, of course, for all I have. But also because I have the opportunity to do something about the problem every day, simply by coming to work.
The thought of kids failing in school because they lacked such a simple thing - breakfast - makes me crazy. But we can do something about it.
With support from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank and a local homeless shelter, Dana Knight overcame homelessness with her health and dignity intact. For several months this past fall, Dana lived in the strange world of victimization and kindness that hundreds of Grand Rapids' homeless live in every day.
I am as committed as ever to see these goals manifest both at home and abroad, but I need you to do all that you can to work with Congress to reauthorize and strengthen The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act. Again, thank you for your steadfast leadership.
“When I began, the number of clients was maybe 170,” Currie, who’s been working at the pantry for eight years, told TribLive