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  • Why Are So Many Veterans Food Insecure?

    Our veterans have had experiences that most of us can’t even comprehend. Despite their sacrifices, veterans and tens of thousands active-duty military families still have to worry about putting food on the dinner table. Twenty-percent of households that are supported by Feeding America have a veteran or someone that has served in the military. In fact, 27… View Article

  • Hunger In The News: This Week’s Must-Read Articles | April 20, 2018

    A weekly round-up of the stories that caught our eye this week, with an emphasis on hunger, food waste, and poverty in the United States. The House Agriculture Committee moved to advance the Farm Bill, including the expanded work requirements for SNAP that have drawn vehement opposition from anti-hunger organizations. (The Washington Post) The Alliance to… View Article

  • How a Disability Can Increase the Risk of Food Insecurity

    People with disabilities face enough hardships in their life. Not only may they experience difficulty getting around or completing tasks compared the average person, but they may also deal with mental struggles and the stigma society holds against their own abilities. Yet, research also shows that individuals with disabilities are much likelier to face yet… View Article

  • Hunger is a Racial Equity Issue

    People of any color, ethnicity, or demographic background can experience food insecurity. Some groups, however, are more vulnerable than others. According to the USDA, 22.5% of African American households and 18.5% of Hispanic households are food insecure, both of which are higher than the national average of 12.3%. Why are minorities predominately the populations that… View Article

  • Hunger In The News: This Week’s Must-Read Articles | March 23, 2018

    A weekly round-up of the stories that caught our eye this week, with an emphasis on hunger, food waste, and poverty in the United States. House Republicans say they will pursue reauthorization of the Farm Bill without support from Democrats after negotiations over changes to SNAP benefits broke down. (Bloomberg) One program that could be… View Article

  • Degrees of Difficulty | Food Insecurity Among College Students

    Transitioning into college is a big step in anyone’s life. You’re meeting new people and trying to make friends, adjusting to classes, and living independently for the first time, all at once. A new factor, however, is adding an additional pressure onto young adults. According to the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, 48% of college students polled reported… View Article

  • Naches Valley High School to Host Food Drive
    Naches, WA

    Naches Valley High School will be hosting a food drive from February 26-March 2. Students, parents, and staff are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable, unopened food items, such as rice, pasta, peanut butter, canned tuna, canned soups, and canned fruits/vegetables to the high school. A Naches Valley High School student will be delivering the donations to… View Article