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Food Programs

Food Programs for Schoolchildren Are Vital in Oregon

Robyn Johnson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
Robyn Johnson

"Things are hard here for families," she says. She explained how most jobs are service job and are part-time and minimum wage. Fishing and timber jobs are very scarce, which is part of what makes this program so critical here.

A Definite Cure for Malnutrition

Gillaine Warne | Posted 12.25.2012 | Impact
Gillaine Warne

I work in the Central Plateau of Haiti, which suffers from the highest rate of malnutrition in the country. Families struggle to provide their children with just one meal a day.

1 in 6 Americans Still Struggle With Hunger

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 11.12.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

Federal nutrition programs work, but they must be funded if they are to help reduce the number of Americans facing hunger. If Congress cuts the food-assistance safety-net, the USDA will surely have a gloomy scenario to report next year.

Sustained Strategic Philanthropy

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Philanthropists can get the biggest bang for their buck in the current economic climate by helping with three basic needs: Preventing foreclosures, sustaining health programs and ensuring access to food.