United States

College students compete to bring hunger awareness

by Marina Barnett WHSV 3 October 25, 2018

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) is hosting its 12th Annual Virginia Hunger Symposium this week by partnering with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB) to raise hunger awareness. On Wednesday, colleges and universities in the area competed in an apple packing competition at the food bank....

New report sheds sobering light on hunger on college campuses

by Ali Gorman WPVI October 2, 2018

A new report sheds a sobering light on hunger on college campuses. It finds that 35 percent of students at Temple University have gone hungry in the past year and 56 percent at the Community College of Philadelphia say they have found themselves going without a proper meal....

Advocates Are Building a Plan to Take on Military Hunger

by Amy Bushatz Military.com September 25, 2018

Hunger is a real problem for military families. According to a recent report, about 15 percent of military and veteran family respondents face "food insecurity," the policy language used to describe people who worry about how they are going to feed their families or afford food....

Can This Chef Solve the Problem of School Lunch?

by Sophie Haigney City Lab September 18, 2018

School lunch is a problem that, so far, no one has really solved. Is it possible to cook for hundreds or thousands of kids, with only about $1.25 per head (after labor and equipment costs), following guidelines that mandate exact proportions of protein, carbs, and sugar, and still make it taste good...

Cuomo: All NY public colleges will have food pantries by end of fall semester

by Robert Harding auburnpub.com September 2, 2018

Every State University of New York and City University of New York campus will have a food pantry or similar program by the end of the fall semester, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday....

Philadelphia Food Scraps to Become Gas to Power Trucks and Buses

by Chris Martin Bloomberg August 30, 2018

Philadelphia’s food scraps may become fuel for buses and trucks, under a plan to build a $120 million anaerobic digester to produce natural gas....

Community in combat with food insecurity

by Helen Coats The Purdue Exponent August 27, 2018

Purdue University's ACE Campus Food Pantry allows anyone with a university ID to pick up food or other donated goods thanks to volunteers and the student farm....

How the Other Half Eats

by Ariel Aberg-Riger City Lab August 27, 2018

City Lab explores how someone in Manhattan, New York City, can make $1.86 in daily SNAP benefits work in a county where the average low-income meal costs 113% of SNAP....

Military enlistees struggle with food insecurity

by Jared Aarons WENY News August 23, 2018

With three kids at home, including a newborn, managing a family budget is always a struggle for Theresa Washington and her husband. They're trying to survive on his Navy salary, which, some months, doesn't entirely cover everything....

Case Western Reserve University researchers trying to find solutions to Cleveland’s hunger problems

by Homa Bash News 5 Cleveland August 21, 2018

Case Western Reserve University researcher Darcy Freedman has received a nearly $1 million grant for a three-year long research project that aims to improve food systems in Cleveland, Ohio....

  • World Hunger Education
    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.

    Error: Access Token is not valid or has expired. Feed will not update.
    This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

    There's an issue with the Instagram Access Token that you are using. Please obtain a new Access Token on the plugin's Settings page.
    If you continue to have an issue with your Access Token then please see this FAQ for more information.