As millions of Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Christmas and their belief that God entered human history as a poor tiny baby, let us remember all the poor babies and children who struggle to live and realize their God given potential in our own rich land and all around the world today.
Food empathetic people make healthier food choices, recycle more and waste less.
"They have to realize that what they're doing is hurting families. We're going to have a need for more food for people to survive a month."
Congress needs to take action against hunger and do so in a bipartisan approach.
By Alexander Justice Moore Director of Development, DC Central Kitchen I'm lucky enough to work in a place held up by pillars of hope. Every day in D...
Many winters ago in a tiny village in Austria, the Christmas Carol "Silent Night" was born. In a small church in Oberndorf, the song of peace and heavenly love was first played. Peace would not last though in the land of music. The World Wars came.
SNAP does more than just provide food. It makes a real and perceptible difference in the lives of young children and their families, and ensures a brighter, healthier future for the entire country.
One in three children in Washington, D.C. lives in a home where there simply is not enough food for them to eat. That means they go to bed hungry. They wake up hungry. They go to school hungry.
At a time when the food stamp program is keeping millions out of poverty and easing the struggles of those who are already poor, our Congress is mulling over how best to cut the program. Perhaps three ghosts need to pay our "leaders" a visit and awaken their Scrooge-ish consciences.
They have lifted millions of poor families and children out of poverty but now are under assault by political extremists. We must stand up and refuse to let them turn the clock of progress backwards.
Christians of the world are calling on our leaders to act. We are not asking for anything more than we know can be done. Join us in prayer at noon on Dec. 10 and together we can create a world in which the lowly are lifted up and the hungry are filled.
It's all about coming together. If that happens, hunger can be defeated.
America is a country home to some of the most successful people in the world. This is a country that put a man on the moon... why can't we solve the hunger epidemic in America? America has the resources to solve this problem.
You are exactly where you are meant to be if you are filled with peace, acceptance, compassion, and love for our fellow humans.
Currently the U.S. maintains a short term perspective about food security, and often pits the interests of large U.S.-based agricultural concerns against the needs of food-insecure nations and the recipients of food aid.
We need a Farm Bill that fights hunger in America and preserves the food stamp (SNAP) program. There are millions of Americans struggling because of unemployment and low wages. Yet, SNAP cuts took effect November 1st and more might be on the way.