(RNS) Nationwide, 46 million people rely on food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families, according to a new study. One in four military families need help putting food on the table.
Articles tagged “hunger”
(RNS) Remarkably, at a time when one in four Americans say they have struggled to put food on the table, Congress has chosen to slash one of the most effective anti-hunger programs in the country, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP or food stamps.
WASHINGTON (RNS) This debate is about more than simply balancing our federal budget — it’s about our values as a nation. It’s about how we treat the least of these.
(RNS) This morning, in preparation for a hunger presentation, I read through a skit that told the firsthand experiences of a rich child alongside that of a poor child. In the middle of the reading, all of a sudden, the numbness wore off.
(RNS) Many people, including Jewish Americans, have a hard time believing that Jews could be struggling to put food on the table in the U.S. But kosher food banks say they know it’s true. By Lauren Markoe.