How can the richest country in the history of the world that has an abundance of food have so many hungry people? Who are they? How can we change this grave injustice?
As the founder of a nonprofit, I'm constantly asked what will move the needle on social issues. Everyday, my colleagues and I at Minnie's Food Pantry work to provide healthy food to the hungry in North Texas.
The only distressing element about Hungry, the initial installment in Richard Nelson's new trilogy about the Gabriel Family of Rhinebeck, NY--a philosophical, political and round-the-block neighbor to his Apple Family--is that the author makes the whole thing look so effortlessly easy.
Eat like a squirrel.
When I meet families who are hungry, I see an opportunity to not just feed their bodies, but to show them that someone cares and they will make it through the hard times, just as I did.
“We deal with scarcity in a world of abundance,” said Sayles. “There’s lots of money in this country, and there’s plenty
It's been said that food is the way to somebody's heart. On January 26th, it will be the donation of food (muffins, to be precise) that will warm our hearts (and the bellies of hungry strangers).
In October, Xavier, a first grader at Cascade View Elementary, was denied lunch and sent home with a slip stating he was
For families who are housing and food insecure, taking advantage of grocery delivery services isn't easy. But there are ways to overcome those barriers, and low-income housing providers can play an important role.