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Originally posted on SOCIAL DISCUSSION:
With the holidays now at an end, and the New Year upon us, we thought we’d re-post an article my partner and I wrote this time last year. Focusing on homelessness in Central Florida, the…
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From Florida to California, School Breakfast WORKS!
Another clear example of the benefits of promoting school breakfast: This report is courtesy of the Manteca Bulletin, in California. The full article can be found here. When Shasta Elementary School in California began serving breakfast in the classroom, first … Continue reading
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Childhood Hunger on “World Food Day”
Disturbing in so many ways. Childhood hunger worldwide on “World Food Day” infographic – thanks to save1.com .
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SNAP/Food Stamp Program Imperative To Alleviating U.S. Hunger
Great information from our friends at FRAC, the Food Research and Action Center: USDA researchers, using Current Population Survey data to examine SNAP’s effect on poverty from 2000 to 2009, found that the prevalence of poverty declined an average of … Continue reading
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Dinner At School: More Public Schools Dish Up 3 Meals A Day
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Too often it is after the fact that teachers discover their students are worrying less about math and and reading and more about where the next meal comes from. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, signed into … Continue reading
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Long Lines For Free School Meals, Thanks to The Economy
The number of students receiving free or reduced-price school lunches rose to 21 million last school year, up from 18 million in 2006-07. That number represents a 17 percent increase, according to an analysis by The New York Times of … Continue reading
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People Are Starving, But There Is Enough Food To Go Around
Another amazing infographic, this time provided by the good folks at Fast Company, and reported by Morgan Clendadinel. One in seven people in the world is malnourished. But the research presented here makes a strong case that the solution isn’t … Continue reading
Just What Is “Food Insecurity,” Anyway?
Major props to the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger for tweeting about it, and the amazing folks at Good for producing this “Empty Pantry” infographic that lays out in chilling detail the scary truth about the concept of “food insecurity.” … Continue reading
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World Food Programme Hunger Map
This comes to us via a great post on Google+ by Valeria Maltoni. It’s a world hunger overview infographic, just produced by the World Food Programme. Informative, and sobering. The link to the full-size map is here.
Good Nutrition News For Florida Kids!
This just in, and finally there’s a bit of good news on the child nutrition front: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 23, 2011 Tallahassee, FL – Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam issued the following statement today in response to Governor Rick Scott … Continue reading
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