A lot of people in poverty report purchasing unhealthy food because it is affordable. This is leading to lots of health issues.
Filmmaker Zac Adams is releasing a new documentary focused on what he calls a “Secret Epidemic” that is happening in the richest country in the world. Watch the trailer below:
Jeff Bridges talks with Chelsea Clinton about the work he does to reduce Child Hunger in the USA.
Using mobile units to feed kids in rural areas is the way to go!
Doctors are diagnosing issues related to hunger and doing something about it. Read More
A photojournalist or “digital folk artist” as she likes to call herself takes stunning and, at times, shocking photos of the people of Troy, New York living in poverty. She says “My project explores the way that money is but a symptom of self-worth and a means by which humans separate from each other. Poverty is an emotional (rather than simply) physical state with layers of marginalization that cements those who live under them into place.” View more photos
Hear a mother talk about what happened when she drove her Mercedes to the food pantry. Read the whole article here
Stigma and rumors can keep undocumented Latino families from receiving benefits that they are eligible for. The outreach efforts of one social services organization in Minnesota is working to change that. Read on….