The hunger-relief advocates at Bread for the World wanted to quantify the cost of hunger to the U.S. economy, and they did: $160 billion. Every year.
More Kids Living in Poverty Now Than in 2008
March 7, 2016 — A hard truth about American poverty: Kids are at greater risk than the population at large. A harder truth: Their situation has gotten worse since the beginning of the Recession. New data from the National Center … Continue reading
Could Chopping the Price of Produce Save Lives?
March 3, 2016 — We all know a diet filled with fruits and vegetables is good for us. And if you keep up on hunger news, you know that good nutrition is hard for food-insecure Americans to come by. But … Continue reading
Books or Food? Hunger Is Widespread on College Campuses
March 1, 2016 — What comes to mind when you think about college? The professor that changed your life? The semester you spent in Italy? That crazy night you still talk about with your friends? What about hunger? Research suggests … Continue reading
Hunger rate rises in West Michigan, Upper Peninsula according to new report
Comstock Park, Michigan — April 20, 2015 — For the first time in five years, the percentage of people struggling with hunger in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula has increased, according to a new study by Feeding America. Hunger … Continue reading