On May 4, Feeding America’s national office released the newest version of their annual study of hunger, Map the Meal Gap.
Millions of Americans get help buying groceries from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. With diabetes, obesity, and other diet-related illnesses widespread among all Americans, our country has a vested interest in making sure they’re eating healthy food.
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.
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