Tag Archives: child hunger

New Congress can tackle school breakfast gap

We are just days away from a newly-elected Congress. One legislative priority they have upcoming is the Child Nutrition bill. The current version of the bill expires in 2015.

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No Kid Hungry wants bloggers

The charity No Kid Hungry is calling out to bloggers to join them in fighting hunger. The advocacy group needs the help of writers to advance the cause of ending child hunger.

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Actress Viola Davis says end child hunger

Actress Viola Davis recently spoke about her childhood trauma living with hunger.

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Remembering Eisenhower’s speech on child hunger

It was on July 8, 1948 when Dwight Eisenhower made a speech at the United Nations on ending child hunger. Ike warned that hungry children could not be expected to become apostles of peace.

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YMCA and Walmart team up to fight child hunger

Last month I reported about the unique program the Cincinnati Public Library has by offering summer feeding for children at its locations. The YMCA is also coming through in the fight against child hunger. Food will be provided at more than 1,000 YMCA sites across the country this summer.

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How libraries will fight hunger in America this summer

When summer comes needy children often lose access to the free or reduced price meals available during the school year. In Ohio, which has a child hunger rate of 25 percent, this is a huge problem.

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Hunger in America: California

Using Feeding America‘s Map the Meal Gap and other sources let’s look at hunger in each state, starting with California.

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