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1 In 5 Americans Struggled To Afford Food in 2010

Nearly one in five Americans struggled to afford enough food for themselves and their families in 2010, according to a new report released yesterday by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). The report analyzes data that was collected by … Continue reading

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Kids Growing up to Be Soldiers? NOT!

Slightly off-subject for us, but troubling news: Whether you are pro or anti-military, the simple fact is that most young adults in the U.S. cannot qualify for military service, and one major reason lies with our troubled educational system. USA … Continue reading

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America Losing The War On Poverty

via Gawker“ It’s not always just about Kids. 43% of Hispanic women who live alone, and 34% of black women who live alone, live in poverty. One in six older Americans lives below the federal poverty line, according to a … Continue reading

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Revised Census Formula Shows More Living In Poverty

The number of poor people in the United States in 2009 was millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans — many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other … Continue reading

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Gerber and Yum-o! Form Partnership To Fight Hunger

Gerber has teamed up with non-profit organization Yum-o! to fight hunger and raise awareness of nutrition. To support the alliance, Gerber will donate one dollar for every “Like” added on its Facebook page by January 15, 2011. Yum-o! encourages families … Continue reading

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Hello, 2011

2010: A year of crisis, challenge, difficulty, intensity, obstacles, accomplishments, disillusionment, highs, lows … and yet as the year comes to a close, we are inspired with renewed hope for a better tomorrow and for continued progress in the fight … Continue reading

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Fast-Food Chains Market Unhealthy Meal Options To Youth-We’re Shocked!

Direct from the “stating the obvious” department, the information is still frightening: The average preschooler sees almost three fast-food restaurant ads a day and is rarely offered a healthy meal option, a new study from Yale’s Rudd Center for Food … Continue reading

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