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No Kid Hungry

Poverty and Public Schools -- And One Solution Already Proven and Paid For

Billy Shore | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics
Billy Shore

We may not have or be able to afford all of the solutions our public schools need. But we know at least one critical ingredient is solvable. We simply can't allow politics, bureaucracy or indifference to prevent us from getting a hungry child a healthy meal.

In 2015, Every Day Counts

Billy Shore | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Billy Shore

Hunger during a recession is tragic. During periods of economic growth, however, hunger is inexcusable. It represents a failure of our institutions and leadership, and a betrayal of the people they serve.

A Way to Give Meaning: #GivingTuesday

Tim McDonald | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Tim McDonald

The way stores get us to spend is by offering sales under the cloak of making us think we are giving something meaningful and saving money so we can buy even more. At the same time, there are 16 million kids in the U.S. that will not be worrying about what gifts are being bought for them, but how they will get their next meal.

School Disputes Claim It Told Boy On Free Lunch Plan, 'Guess What? You Can't Have A Lunch'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact

Parents of a 7-year-old Washington boy are questioning why their son was told he couldn't be served lunch last month at school, as district officials ...

Our Right to Eat: Join the Movement

Tim McDonald | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

If we have breakfast being served after the bell rings, NYC will go from worst to first.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Brothers Bike Across U.S. To Fight Hunger, Discover Pains Of Going Without Food Along The Way

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.24.2014 | Impact

The idea of a grueling 3,700-mile bike trip, with nights spent sleeping under picnic tables and 4 a.m. wake-up calls, might sound miserable to most pe...

My Office Is in the Middle of a Desert

Tracy Hoover | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Today is World Food Day, a United Nations-sponsored day of awareness and action focused on making sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

Projecting American Strength Depends on Investing in a Stronger America

Billy Shore | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

Ending childhood hunger won't solve the problems of the world, but the values we embrace can: lifting up the dignity of every human being, investing in the next generation, sharing strength so that everyone has a role and stake in America's future.

Needed: More Faith in Collective Impact

Billy Shore | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

Increased investment in our children yields high national security returns.

The Heartbeat That Changed the World

Tim McDonald | Posted 11.17.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

This first step to letting people feel your heartbeat. That is, assuming you know what cause has meaning to you, or that you truly care about. This is my story of learning to share my heartbeat instinctively.

How One Tweet Can End Child Hunger

Tim McDonald | Posted 11.08.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

What would you do if I told you that by sharing only one tweet, you could help be the solution to ending child hunger in the U.S.A.? Would that make you more than simply interested? Would you dare to take action and join a movement of people who want to see our children's dreams come true?

Recession Recovery: A Shocking Juxtaposition

Billy Shore | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

This year's rate of food insecurity remains virtually unchanged from last year, with 14.3 percent of American households unable to consistently provide enough food for an active, healthy lifestyle for all of its members.

Hunger Doesn't Take a Summer Vacation

Billy Shore | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Billy Shore

Co-authored with Paul Brown, CEO, Arby's Restaurant Group, Atlanta, Ga. "Are you excited for summer?" asked Miss Nelson on the last day of school. Wi...

Why The Numbers 1 and 5 Are Near And Dear To My Heart

Roman Coley Davis | Posted 09.10.2014 | Impact
Roman Coley Davis

Even though I sat at their same table, I just couldn't give up on them. Those kids needed someone, and I refused to allow myself to be discouraged. I refused to allow my advocacy to waiver. I refused to stop and lick my wounds. I tried my damnedest to give a voice to those voiceless children. I kept fighting, kept moving, and was never out of the fight -- just as the Army trained me.

Glimpses of Political Sea Change

Billy Shore | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

Think about what we could achieve as a nation by combining the courage of Montana voters with the wisdom behind North Carolina's research and the dogged persistence that led to the record-setting meal increases achieved in Arkansas.

The True Legacy of the War on Poverty

Billy Shore | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

What will children today be inspired to fight for over the next 50 years? Sequestration budget-cutting formulas? Increasing the power of the NSA to monitor our every breath? Negotiating reductions in the SNAP food stamp program?

Building Strong Children in Maryland Through Breakfast

Billy Shore | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Billy Shore

"Some kids are here 12 hours a day. This is the only place they eat. If we take care of the kids, they will take care of the school."

How Kim's Weekend Was Similar To Yours

Posted 11.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Anything Oprah can do, the Kardashians can (or will try to) do better, including throwing a yard sale for charity. According to the New York Daily ...

'The Story of Hungry'

Billy Shore | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Billy Shore

We often discuss what hunger means for kids from an adult perspective -- lower test scores, poorer health, a weakened ability to escape the cycle of poverty. But what does hunger mean to a child?

Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey: Big Bad Chef's First Cookbook

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

Before I sat down to write about John Currence's new cookbook -- Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey -- I surveyed my brown liquor shelf and found just the right courage: a bottle of Willett Rye with one good pump left in it.

Hungry for Happiness: Arby's Quest to End Childhood Hunger

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Laura Dunn

Over 16 million children across America experience hunger every year. This is a shocking statistic, and Arby's Foundation is playing its part to raise awareness and help to end childhood hunger.

You'll Be Shocked By How Many Kids Are Too Hungry To Learn In Class

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

The vast majority of teachers and principals routinely see students that are “too hungry to learn,” according to a report released Tuesday by the ...

SNAP + SNAP Ed = Smart Policy

Billy Shore | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Billy Shore

The powerful effect that SNAP and SNAP-Ed can have on a family is a story best told not by me but by a woman who has been a part of our No Kid Hungry campaign, Lareese.

Giving Kids a Head Start Through Nutrition Education

Billy Shore | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Billy Shore

We can't have a strong America with weak kids. We can't have a healthy economy with unhealthy kids. We can't have an America prepared to compete in the world without children prepared to learn.

Taking A Place At The Table

Billy Shore | Posted 05.04.2013 | Impact
Billy Shore

A compelling new documentary which opened March 1 shines fresh light on why hunger in America is a solvable problem. As such it underscores our moral obligation to act now.