Hunger in the News

Children in a classroom
April 29, 2016
by Dan Michel

Study: Nation's food insecurity problem holding steady | USA Today

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.

Learn more about what the study shows about hunger  >>

 

Inside Starbucks' plan to feed families in need | CBS News

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. 

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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.

Read about how these cuts will affect children  >>

 

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