Tag Archives: child hunger

Look for this label on your groceries

The next time you are in the kitchen check your grocery labels for a red push pin. If you find one, you can help feed a hungry child.

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Take a bite out of child hunger pangs this summer: William Lambers (Opinion)

Summer is coming, but sadly it’s not all about fun. With the summer sun comes an increase in child hunger across the United States. That is because, with schools closed, needy children lose access to the free lunches and breakfasts offered there.

Read my full commentary at The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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Learn about hunger in your congressional district

A new, interactive map by Feeding America lets you find out the rate of hunger in your state, county and congressional district. The Map the Meal Gap 2015 lets you see where hunger resides in America.

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Interview: URI students with a plan to end child hunger

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Obama plan would fight child hunger in America

President Obama’s budget for the coming year will give a boost to programs that fight child hunger.

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Census Bureau releases stunning news on food stamps

There was stunning news released by the U.S. Census Bureau today about child hunger.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower on Ending Child Hunger

Excerpt of General Dwight Eisenhower’s July 8, 1948 speech for a United Nations Crusade for Children. Eisenhower talks about the importance of ending child hunger in the quest for peace, a theme still very much relevant today. View the video on Youtube.

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