This week, Feeding America released, Map the Meal Gap, which examines hunger at the county level. With this being sixth year of research, the study shows that hunger has remained a constant in many lives of our friends and neighbors. Also, as the interactive map shows, hunger affects every community - and particularly, hits hard for children.
On “CBS This Morning,” John Blackstone reports on how Starbucks found a way to overcome some of the hurdles in saving food that might otherwise be thrown out.
How Would High-Poverty Schools in Your Community Fare Under the House Child Nutrition Bill? | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
A Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill recently introduced in Congress would severely restrict schools’ eligibility for community eligibility -- an option within the national school lunch and breakfast programs allowing high-poverty schools to provide meals at no charge to all students. Feeding America opposes this bill as it would hurt Americans already struggling to make ends meet.
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