18-Day Food Drought Exacerbates Childhood Hunger Childhood hunger does not take a summer vacation and becomes much worse for 13.1 million children struggling to find their next meal in the United States. In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and many cities across the country, children who normally receive a free or reduced lunch during the school year will … Continue reading 18-Day Food Drought Exacerbates Childhood Hunger
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What if you could feed your baby with absolute confidence, knowing you were setting the foundation for nourishing eating habits and supporting your child to have a healthy relations with food? Welcome to Feeding Baby Giveaway with $600 in Prizes and 9 Winners! As a conscientious parent, you want your baby to get the nutrition … Continue reading Feeding Baby Giveaway with $600 in Prizes and 9 Winners!
Hunger is 365 Days a Year (not just holidays!) Hunger exists 365 days a year not just during the holiday season. Food donations slow down to dribbles in the spring and then a drought during the summer months. The highest need for food donations occur during the summer months because of the large participation gap … Continue reading Hunger is 365 Days a Year (not just holidays!)
Everyday we make choices. Today, I had the privilege to buy hearty whole wheat bread over a cheaper white loaf of bread. Last night, my children decided between broccoli and asparagus. The opportunity to make decisions is deep-rooted in our daily activity. Unfortunately, many individuals may not appreciate the privilege of choice; making it difficult … Continue reading Food Dignity Can End Hunger
Food insecurity (hunger) is a major public health concern in the United States impacting nearly 50 million people and is especially crushing to children. Before I became the president of The Al Beech West Side Food Pantry, I did not understand the true face of hunger. I thought food insecurity was associated with people living in chronic poverty. … Continue reading Transforming Thoughts about Hunger in US