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Hunger in the United States

A Holistic Approach To Ending Childhood Hunger

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 08.24.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

Among other things, the data and service records from this holistic model may be used to help us shape and inform critical public policy and funding debate around hunger and poverty issues.

Why Are Americans Going Hungry? CNN Investigates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

According to a report from CNN's "Broken Government" series, four out of every 10 visitors to a food pantry is under 18, and 50% of food pantry visito...

End World Hunger With Soup (Really!)

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paul Katz

Jamie and Lynn Klein, husband and wife co-founders of Soup Kitchen, Inc., have found a way to end world hunger. For every portion their company sells, an additional portion is donated to a shelter.

Media Literacy 101: The Doritos Challenge

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Moeller

Today's digital-media-enabled contests, perhaps even the most familiar reality-TV, American Idol-type kind, are popular because they promise a rags-to-riches success for at least one contestant.

Seniors Going Hungry: Study Suggests 6 Million At Risk

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LAS VEGAS — A new study by the Meals on Wheels Association of America shows roughly six million seniors are at risk of being hungry. The charit...

You and I Call It Hunger; USDA Calls It Food Insecurity

David Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David Becker

A USDA report released Monday found the highest rate of food insecurity in 13 years. Almost one in six American households, or 17 million households, are food insecure.

Food Stamps: Record One in Eight Americans Receive Food Stamps

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some 37.9 million people -- one in eight Americans -- received food stamps to help buy food at latest count, the government said on Tuesday as enrollm...

How to Help End Hunger: Feed Your Mind

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

Knowing about all the hungry people in the world gives us more reason to be grateful every time we sit down to eat. And now we can take action to help feed people every time we sit down at our computers.

Project Oatmeal: Feeding the Hungry of New York

Anthony Papa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anthony Papa

As he filled the heavy bags of apples to be donated to the poor, a thought came Noah Lukeman. What if we could have a lighter food to transport that contained a longer shelf life?

Solving the Global Food Crisis: The Case for a "Poverty Czar"

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bruce Friedrich

Addressing global poverty at its roots means recognizing that the most significant factors driving up food costs are the diversion of crops to biofuels and the growing demand for meat.