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Our Food is Killing Too Many of Us

by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times October 10, 2019

Improving American nutrition would make the biggest impact on our health care....

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Knowing more about money can help strengthen food security, too

by Nusaiba Mizan Green Bay Press-Gazette October 8, 2019

In Wisconsin, Catholic Charities is help those with limited incomes learn financial literacy which can help with food security....

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In Stockton, Early Clues Emerge About Impact of Guaranteed Income

by Sarah Holder City Lab October 7, 2019

Researchers in California are providing $500 per month to a selected group of low-income recipients and tracking their spending. Eight months into the 18-month program, they've found that 40% of tracked money was spent on food....

Our Food Is Killing Too Many of Us

by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times October 4, 2019

Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and Mr. Dan Glickman, secretary o...

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Texas Hunger Initiative Launches Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty

by Lori Fogleman Baylor University September 30, 2019

Newly named collaborative will become the umbrella entity for THI, as well as interdisciplinary research, Global Hunger and Migration Project and Hunger Data Lab...

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Commentary: ‘I’m starving’ means true hunger for too many in Chicago

by Ross Outen Chicago Tribune September 15, 2019

Ross Outten, director of The Friendship Center, a Chicago food pantry, writes that more compassion should be shown to those in need....

Hunger declines, but some fear Trump proposals could reverse the trend

by Alfred Lubrano The Philadelphia Inquirer September 10, 2019

According to the research, 11.1% of U.S. households — about 14 million — were food insecure in 2018, down from 11.8% in 2017. The decrease in food insecurity occurred during President Donald Tr...

Household Food Security in the United States in 2018

by Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Matthew P. Rabbitt, Christian A. Gregory, and Anita Singh USDA Economic Research Service September 4, 2019

An estimated 11.1 percent of U.S. households were food insecure at least some time during the year in 2018, meaning they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. That is down from 11.8 percent in 2017 and from a peak of 14.9 percent in 2011. The prevalence ...

A Summer Meals Hero

by Kent Reporter Staff Kent Reporter August 18, 2019

No Kid Hungry, a national anti-hunger campaign, has chosen Summer Meals supervisor for the Kent School District, Lynne Mayer of Covington, Washington as one of five 2019 Summer Meals Heroes....

Community Action: With 13% of the county struggling with hunger, how to host a food drive in Utah

by Dave Smith Daily Herald August 18, 2019

One in eight people in Utah County struggles with hunger and one in six children face food insecurity. Community Action Services is holding a back-to-school food drive to help their neighbors in need....

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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