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Los Angeles County Has The Largest Food Insecure Population In The U.S. Here's Who's Helping

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact

The “City of Dreams” has evolved into a nightmare for needy people in Los Angeles. According to Feeding America's recent "Map the Meal Gap" rep...

'Hunger Doesn't Take A Spring Break': Food Banks Bring Meals To Needy Kids When School's Out

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact

Updated on March 25, 2015 at 2:15 p.m. EST. Spring break is rarely a picnic for low-income kids. While most children count down the days to vac...

A Whopping 76% Of Teachers Say Kids Come To School Hungry. Here's What's Being Done

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.06.2015 | Impact

After years of teaching elementary school, there’s one struggling student in particular that Robbie Butler cannot shake from her mind. “Ms. But...

Nearly Half Of Low-Income Kids Don't Eat Breakfast. Here's 1 Way To Fix That

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact

Hunger is on the rise among children in the U.S., and though there are systems in place to make sure low-income kids are fed at school, a concerning n...

Food Waste Is A Serious Problem In The U.S.

Colleen Callahan | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Colleen Callahan

Through innovative monitoring and tracking technology, a network of 200 food banks across the country, a dedicated volunteer force and one of the largest fleets of trucks in the nation that helps move rescued food safely and efficiently, we have managed to rescue billions of pounds of food

Eleanor Goldberg

Breast Cancer Survivor Who Can't Afford $80 Life-Saving Medicine Says Christmas Will Be Tough

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

After her double mastectomy, doctors were optimistic that Annie, 35, would make a complete recovery. But now that she’s lost her health insurance an...

Rebecca Adams

Mom Of Four Proves You Can Still Help Others, Even If You Need Help Yourself

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.11.2014 | Parents

When Angela Crangle was growing up in Tennessee, she didn't wake to find a wealth of gifts under the Christmas tree each year. In fact, most years she...

Photos Of What Rich And Poor Eat Reveal 'Glaring Disparities'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.11.2014 | Impact

Initially, Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin were interested in investigating how history’s most notorious dictators ate and used food deprivation ...

Eleanor Goldberg

Legally Blind Single Mother Living On $21,000 Is Just Grateful To Finally Have A Turkey This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact

When Shawanna Vaughn, 36, started to lose her sight four years ago, the working, single mother quickly hit rock bottom. That year, Thanksgiving was tu...

Kids Struggling With Hunger Share What They Are Most Thankful For This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

Hunger is on the rise in America where millions of children face impossible struggles that belie their years. According to Feeding America, the U.S...

8 Impossible Choices People Who Can't Afford Food Make Every Day

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.23.2014 | Impact

Hunger in the U.S. is on the rise, with one in seven people turning to Feeding America to get help, a new report concluded. In its recent study on...

Reddit Users Share 'Wow, We Were Poor' Memories, Highlight Reality For Struggling Families

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.26.2014 | Impact

One in six people is struggling with hunger in America right now. Last year, the number of single-mother families living in poverty increased to 4...

Technology Won't Solve Hunger

www.psmag.com | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact

Technology will cure hunger, say people who create technology. In his “silicon gospel” (as it’s described by the Los Angeles Review of Books)...

Americans Don't Know How Bad U.S. Hunger Problem Is, Research Shows

www.takepart.com | Posted 03.15.2013 | Impact

Here’s something not to bring up while mooching free grub as a dinner guest. In the United States -- right now -- 50 million people are unsure wh...

Parents Unite Against Hunger

Tracey Stewart | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Tracey Stewart

The film shows that hunger, for children and people as a whole, is a problem that America has solved in the past and can solve again if average Americans demand it. A Place at the Table shows us that it's easier than we think.

Group Gives Inner-City Moms Cameras To Shoot Hunger Struggles

www.takepart.com | Posted 03.01.2013 | Impact

Mariana Chilton Ph.D. is one of the forceful anti-hunger activists who infuse A Place at the Table with the sense that no-nonsense non-defeatists are ...

From Up on High: A Movie Review of A Place at the Table

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The ironies abound in this lean 84-minute documentary. Obesity in this country is shown to be often a sign of hunger and poverty, unlike in very poor, developing countries, where hunger and poverty leave people all skin and bones.

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.