Food insecurity, the ability of a person (or family) to access the requisite amount of food (not junk food) on a daily basis, continues to be a crisis for many Americans.
Maybe we can’t solve intractable problems of hunger and food insecurity in America, but we certainly could do much more to help to improve the lives of many that would also benefit society as a whole.
For Tracy Oseran, to distribute food that would otherwise be thrown out — reducing food waste and reducing hunger.
We passed a public chili cook-off to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. Ever the intrepid journalist, Rebecca decided to stop, and investigate further.
We would do well to listen to what Rachel Bristol, longtime CEO of the Portland Food Bank has to say on the subject of poverty and food insecurity in the U.S.
Holly Hirshberg and Pamela Price talk about fighting hunger in their inspirational presentation onfood security.
November 30, 2010 For children living in poverty and going to school in central and northeast Missouri, there is something to look forward to at the end of the week…their buddy pack. Nondescript backpacks are filled at the local food bank with food and snacks by volunteers. The program started just 5 years ago in […]