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25 Aug

10K Snack Pack Challenge 2021

Let’s Join Together to fund 10,000 Snack Packs in Honor of 9/11 9/11 was a dark and uncertain time for our nation, but over the past 8 years, Center for Food Action has worked to rekindle the unity that arose in the aftermath of the tragedy with our annual 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. Last year, the pandemic made it necessary to make CFA’s 9/11 Weekend Snack Pack event – virtual. We set and exceeded a goal of 10,000 snack packs....

22 Mar

Richest Counties in U.S. Overwhelmed by Surge in Child Hunger

US News & World Report (3.19.21) The rise in child hunger amid the pandemic has been highest in some rich communities, which weren’t as ready to cope as places that have long dealt with poverty. By Kaiser Health News, Contributor Laura Ungar Alexandra Sierra carried boxes of food to her kitchen counter, where her 7-year-old daughter, Rachell, stirred a pitcher of lemonade. “Oh, my God, it smells...