Hunger in the News

Many people people suffer from food insecurity in our region.  This section gives you information, statistics, and stories about the issue of hunger.

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** September 2016 **

NPR reports on a Los Angeles restaurant that is charging different neighborhoods different prices for the same meals for social good:

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/09/02/492240882/one-restaurants-recipe-for-social-good-same-meals-different-prices

The great website FiveThirtyEight reports that most welfare dollars don’t go directly to poor people anymore:

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/most-welfare-dollars-dont-go-directly-to-poor-people-anymore/

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** July 2016 **

New survey on hunger in America: getting better, but still a long way to go:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/1-in-6-us-households-didnt-have-enough-money-for-food-last-year-report_us_57759596e4b09b4c43bfca71?utm_hp_ref=impact

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Information from Feeding America about hunger in New Jersey:

http://www.njfoodbank.org/how-to-help/donatefood/food-drive/hunger-statistics