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  • Hunger in the News: This Week’s Must-Read Articles | September 28, 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 number of families enrolled in SNAP has declined significantly over the past year, and advocates believe that is due, in part, to stricter immigration enforcement. The Trump Administration’s new plan… View Article

  • Why is Mississippi the Hungriest State in the Nation?

    Food insecurity is a pervasive and serious issue facing the entire country, but no state is more familiar with hunger than Mississippi. For the past eight years, Mississippi has been the hungriest state in the country. Currently, there are 600,000 people, 20% of the population, in the state that are considered to be food insecure,… View Article

  • Food Insecurity and Mental Health

    Food insecurity is defined as “the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.” For many families, this is a daily struggle. It’s not simply about being hungry — food insecurity actively limits a person’s physical AND mental health. When you’re hungry, your body produces cortisol, a stressor that… View Article

  • The Links Between Hunger and the Gender Gap

    The Gender Hunger Gap To be considered equally deserving of nutritious food is a universal and fundamental human right. Unfortunately, for a significant number of women living in America do not have access to sufficient food to feed themselves and their families. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), food insecurity rates for households… View Article

  • Hunger In The News: This Week’s Must-Read Articles | July 7, 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. Experts warn that reducing SNAP benefits could endanger “the health and development potential of a quarter of a million underprivileged American children.” (Quartz) As Congress tries to reconcile its differences… View Article

  • Brandon Moving & Storage To Host Summer Food Drive
    Conway, AR

    Brandon Moving & Storage, a Bekins agent, will be holding a food drive on Sunday, July 8th from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Members of the local community are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items such as rice, pasta, peanut butter, and canned fruits/vegetables, while shopping at: 10Box  Cost Plus | 380 Harkrider Street | Conway,… View Article