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US Child Hunger

Closer Than You Think: The Story of Hunger in America

Chuck McBride | Posted 10.27.2013 | Media
Chuck McBride

Many Americans think hunger is an issue that affects "someone else." It does not affect anyone other than the homeless or the extremely poor. The truth is over 50 million people in the United States quietly struggle with hunger. As a child, I was one of those people.

Country Music and ConAgra -- Ending Childhood Hunger?

Christina Pirello | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Remember, it takes a village to raise a child, and this big village known as the United States can do better by its kids than feeding them cheap, processed foods.

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.

Project Oatmeal Delivers 24,400 Meals to Brooklyn in Their Campaign to End Hunger

Anthony Papa | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Anthony Papa

This holiday season there will be tens of thousands that will be hungry. Maybe with the help of concerned New Yorkers the problem can be alleviated.

While We're Waiting for the Peace Dividend, Let's Use the Children's Dividend

Billy Shore | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Billy Shore

Before we engage in a predictably partisan and divisive battle over how to use any future peace dividend, we ought, for the sake of our children, use the dividend we already have so that we can end childhood hunger.

The National Conversation About New Priorities: Including Those Most Vulnerable

Billy Shore | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics
Billy Shore

Notwithstanding the likelihood of many competing interests, there is one issue that politicians of all stripes should be able to agree upon because its redress is inextricably linked to solving so many other issues of import -- and that is the issue of childhood hunger.

Child Hunger In US Rose 50 Percent In 2007

News Net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New government figures show that almost 700,000 children went hungry in the United States at some point in 2007, up more than 50 percent from the year...