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America Hunger

Tackling the Scourge of Child Hunger

Dennis Van Roekel | Posted 10.23.2012 | Education
Dennis Van Roekel

Students can't learn if they are hungry. But if you're a child that missed breakfast because your family simply doesn't have the food or the money, you have something in common with about 16 million poor children in the U.S.

Developing a System of Accountability

Jeremy Everett | Posted 07.17.2012 | Impact
Jeremy Everett

We as a nation cannot agree upon who is at fault for poverty and whose responsibility it is to address it. We are bent on it being one type of problem and one sector's responsibility.

Child Hunger Finding Its Place in the National Conversation?

Billy Shore | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Billy Shore

With more than one in five American children living in poverty, and almost half of the record level SNAP food stamp recipients being kids, childhood hunger is finally being discovered by mainstream media.

More Americans Are Going Hungry : Report

The Washington Post | Amy Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The number of Americans who lack dependable access to adequate food shot up last year to 49 million, the largest number since the government has been ...